This site is dedicated to my hobby: collecting written and stamped (from country of origin) postcards!
Postcard collecting is a very addictive hobby, but its a lot of fun, and you get in touch with lots of nice people worldwide...
...And here postcard nr 2 of Guatemala...a wonderful typical market scene with a mix of colors, flowers,fruit, vegetables, people, traditions...Thanks so much again Ale!!
With great stamps and special postmark:
Typical Costumes of Guatemala
2 stamps History - Baktun Mayan Calendar
Chichicastenango, located about 140 km northwest of Guatemala City, is home to what is surely the most colorful native market in North and Central America, perhaps in all the Americas. The city is well known for its famous market days on Thursdays and Sundays.The city is located in the mountains at 6,447 feet (1,965m)
Chichicastenango represent the linguistic groups of the Mam, Ixil, and Kaqchikel.