Photographer's Note

-- Quetzal: the local currency of Guatemala

-- Quetzal: a colorful bird of the trogon family

-- Quetzalcoatl: an aztec sky and creator god

-- Quetzalteca Especial: liquor, consumed in copious amounts upon and after the market close

-- Place: Chichicastenango cathedral front

-- Time: noon on the market day, November 20th, 2008

-- Chichi: a treasure chest of characters, life stories, expressions, colors, smells, and, of course, merchandise...

-- "white spots"? it's smoke rising from one of the many bonfires lit on the stairs of the cathedral

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Additional Photos by Kristaps KL (zmey) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1234 W: 95 N: 1748] (7335)
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