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Polaroid of the week: Mayan family in Todos Santos Cuchumatán

Polaroid of the week: Mayan family in Todos Santos Cuchumatán

Last Updated on February 22, 2021

Todos Santos Cuchumatan is a village in the Western Highlands of Guatemala, and the Mam Mayans make up by far the largest part of its population. Todos Santos is one of the very few places in Guatemala where not only the women, but also the men still wear the colorful traditional clothing. The red-and-white striped trousers and the straw hats with the blue ribbon are the distinctive brand mark of the Todos Santeros.

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Saturday 18th of December 2010

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Monday 22nd of November 2010

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Wednesday 17th of November 2010

[...] in all of Guatemala: a small town tucked into a valley in the Cuchumatan mountains, where the locals still wear the traditional colorful clothes they have been wearing for centuries, hand woven by [...]


Thursday 4th of November 2010


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Sunday 31st of October 2010

Nice photo. This really reminds me of Bolivia!