Semana Santa in Guatemala

Gorgeous and detailed processional carpets fill the streets of Antiqua for Holy Week...
{photo courtesy of Leonel Mijangos Hernandez via Antigua Daily Photo}

and Lake Atitlan as well.  They are made from sawdust and flowers...and they are gorgeous!
{photos courtesy of Dennis Lynch}

A little peek at how the carpets (alfombras) are made...


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I Can Write My Name With Sidewalk Chalk said...

I'm continually amazed that those "carpets" are sawdust! How amazing!

Anonymous said...

Congratulations on this nice and lovely theme... and thanks for your appreciation to this work.

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