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Market Cabo San Lucas
Cloud Break
Tannery
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Take a Walk
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Balancing on a Rock
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Guatemala's Colorful Cemeteries
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Evening Colors
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Window Graffiti
Michelangelo's Sunset
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13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Guatemala's Colorful Cemeteries

Locals say that colorful cemeteries in the Guatemalan highlands owe to the indigenous Maya view that life after death is not to be feared, but seen with a hope and vibrancy. Each year families return to paint again with a new color as a form of renewal.

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Date Taken: 01.2014
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