13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Tombs of Their Own

In Chichicastenango, the people bury their own in brilliantly vibrant tombs to bring celebration to the afterlife. You can often catch the Mayan locals holding rituals for their loved ones far away or long past.

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Date Taken: 03.2013
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Chichicastenango, Guatemala
Copyright: © Nicole Muszynski