The Modern Maya

The Modern Maya

The Maya represent a culture that demonstrates how tradition and technology can thrive together. This Maya woman, dressed in the traditional Mayan falda – or skirt – fills the tank of her scooter at a local gas station: Guatemala truly is the “Land of Contrasts.” I love what it symbolizes… progression without losing the rich attributes of the past.

text and photo by Laura McNamara

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  • Glennis

    Time marches on, this lady is marching with it.

  • She’s got places to go, things to do, people to see!
    We were just talking about Guatemala over dinner last night with friends and some of them have gone to San Lucas Tuliman a few times!