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Old 12-09-2012, 07:59 AM   #830
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Originally Posted by OldPete View Post
Not sure if I already posted this but...

Octavio Paz in Labyinth of Solitude states that quite often the native builders of many early churches
would paint the native gods in the wet plaster, only to have the clerics have them repaint what they had on offer.
So the belief and culture is right under the surface quite literally.

Great report Juanito. More pics of locals please.

Best Regards,
OldPete
Hi OldPete,

Here is a nice Guatemalan family over in the zocalo posing in front of the central fountain for a family photo:



There was a wonderful shot that I just missed of a bride and groom coming out of the church across the street into their limosine. By the time I got my camera out they were inside the car with blacked out windows. Dang it. Really beautiful bride. I'll try to step up my paparazzi game today.

Saludos,
Juanito
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