Market and Textiles Tour in Guatemala
Guatemalan indigenous market tours are certainly unique experiences and fantastic opportunities to immerse into a multi-color palette of fruits, spices, vegetables, wooden masks, carvings, jade, textiles and costumes.
Most of these markets show up two times per week since ancient times; craftsmen, farmers, buyers and shamans meet altogether for selling, shopping and accomplishing ceremonies in this special day.
Textiles are a very important part in life of the Maya culture and one of the most beautiful expression of its traditions and culture, through them its cosmovision and symbolism are represented.
The handicraft textiles are one of the main source of income for the Mayan people, also considered part of their colorful legacy and you can be delighted watching them on their everyday dress.