Market Day in Chichicastenango

Chichicastenango, Guatemala

We’re overwhelmed with a riot of sights, smells and sounds. The market at Chichicastenango is considered the most colourful in the Americas, attracting buyers and sellers from around Guatemala, trading in everything from food and livestock to finely woven textiles and cheap tourist knick-knacks. On Sunday, commercialism in this mountain town melds with religion. The action centres on the steps of Santo Tomas Church, usually… Read moreMarket Day in Chichicastenango