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Everything is sacred in the Maya World; this naturally implies a sense of gratitude and remuneration. I was invited to go with the Quechi elders to thier sacred cave. We walked for hours in the dark until reaching the entrance. The elders did a small petition for permission to enter. As we descended, Don Domingo began placing candles as offerings before we started the ceremony.

TAGS: Candle, Cave, Dark, Elder, Guatemala

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2016
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 3, 2017, 9:35 a.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
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PHOTO LOCATION Xucaneb, Alta Verapaz, Guatemala