Beautiful, mesmerizing Lake Atitlan
I’ve been feeling really bad about leaving my Heifer blog behind and abandoning all my new followers –love you guys!! — who haven’t been getting any new posts from me.
I met these organic foodies in Quilinco, a little mountain town north of Huehuetenango.
So I’ve decided to go back and do a little remix of photos & stories from each of the countries I visited last year…. starting with lovely Guatemala.
It’s hard work picking cabbages and takes the whole family to do it.
Juan, a cauliflower farmer and father of four, worries that he won’t get more than 10 cents/pound for his crop.
Even driving by, Guatemalans greet you like you’re somebody special.
Planting corn in tandem, with post hole-diggers and bags of seed. (Nobody’s retired here.)
Mountains, clouds & sky – fundamentals of a Guatemala road trip.
Sweet farm boy taking a break from planting & weeding.
When was the last time you had this kind of relationship with a goat?
Juanito was shy and only peeked out this window when he thought I wasn’t looking.
All dressed up & ready for the Feast of Maria Candelaria. (Post-celebration aspirin close by.)
These piglets saw me from across the courtyard and stalked right towards me like a little rock band… such attitude!!
And always, the Guatemalan children will melt your heart.
Here are the links to my other posts from Guatemala from 2012. (Why did I write so many?? Boy, that overachieving thing sure faded quickly….)
Welcome to Guatemala!
Head in the Clouds — Freshly Pressed!!
Solid Gold Soul
Animal Magnetism in Happy Valley
Re-gifting, Heifer Style
Seeding the Future
And I’m leaving for Guatemala again tomorrow (on a non-Heifer trip) … stay tuned for more!