Organic Guatemalan Christmas Decorations: Pashte and Pascuas

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Here’s your illustrated Guatemalan Spanish word of the day: Pashte for Spanish moss.

One of the most important organic decorations for the Guatemalan Nativity scenes is the pashte; also known as paxtle, paste, pastle, or simply heno, which is the neutral Spanish word. Pashte is translated into English as Spanish moss; go figures.

Take a photographic tour through all the different organic Guatemalan Christmas decorations!

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