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Small Guatemalan coffee farmers benefit from sustainable certification

Small Guatemalan coffee farmers benefit from sustainable certification | Guatemala 2012 | Scoop.it
With the help of the Rainforest Alliance, an association of 52 small coffee farmers are farming more sustainably and getting more money for their coffee — and they're making the future better for their children.

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Guatemorfosis--Ricardo Arjona

Guatemorfosis--Ricardo Arjona | Guatemala 2012 | Scoop.it
Unite a Guatemorfosis porque hay un cambio esperando por nosotros, y ese cambio no va a empezar hasta que vos decidás cambiar.
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MAYA 2012: An Archaeological Perspective

MAYA 2012: An Archaeological Perspective | Guatemala 2012 | Scoop.it

Watch for more information on the landmark MAYA 2012 Penn Museum exhibit, opening May 5th, 2012."

 

I would love to see this! Having been to Copán, it will make sense and feel real!

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Recetas Chapinas

Recetas Chapinas | Guatemala 2012 | Scoop.it

This site has the recipe for the wonderful sweet made from the strange striped gourds we saw on roadside stands that looked like watermelon (and cracked up Julio!). They are called "ayote" and "ayote en miel" (ayote in honey) is the sweet I tried. Delicious when cooked over a wood-fire--smoky sweet! Para chupar los dedos.

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Day 14- Antigua and Pacaya Volcano | Travel Blog

Day 14- Antigua and Pacaya Volcano | Travel Blog | Guatemala 2012 | Scoop.it
This blog was inspired by my students. My hope for you is that if you ever have the opportunity to travel, you take it and you let your wings soar. "We are more alike, my friends, than we are unalike." -Maya Angelou...
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Proyecto Corazón de los Niños

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Images of the Ayote gourc

Images of the Ayote gourc | Guatemala 2012 | Scoop.it

This is the gourd we thought was watermelon!

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Day 13- Antigua | Travel Blog

Day 13- Antigua | Travel Blog | Guatemala 2012 | Scoop.it
This blog was inspired by my students. My hope for you is that if you ever have the opportunity to travel, you take it and you let your wings soar. "We are more alike, my friends, than we are unalike." -Maya Angelou...
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Maya ceramic art of Peten, Guatemala, shows sacred flowers, fruits, and vegetables; many Maya bowls show guicoy effigies, Cucurbita pepo.

Maya ceramic art of Peten, Guatemala, shows sacred flowers, fruits, and vegetables; many Maya bowls show guicoy effigies, Cucurbita pepo. | Guatemala 2012 | Scoop.it
Guicoy (Güicoy, güicoitos) are clearly pictured as effigy vessels in fired clay, especially during Tepeu 1 times, Peten area, Guatemala.
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