Lengends

The Beautiful Dark Side of the Third World By Oscar Recinos

La Antigua Guatemala in Central America is filled with stories of mythical dark and horrific creatures that have been passed down every generation. Legends and folklore that feature sinister characters like La Llorona, La Siguanaba, El Sombreron, El Cadejo and La Tatuana. Enjoy this insightful piece written by Oscar Recinos and discover Guatemala's superstitious side while learning about when and where these creatures appear.

The Beautiful Dark Side of the Third World By Oscar Recinos

Kakchikel Women Share Guatemalan Traditions

BCD’s philosophy is ‘People are Culture’...experience this for yourself with our account of a day with a family of Kakchikel women of the Guatemalan village of Santiago Zamora. Savor a meal of tasty local dishes and enjoy a tutorial in traditional Mayan weaving, with a look at the brocade technique on the backstrap loom & efforts to convert racist attitudes toward indigenous toward traditional dress to into revenue streams. Meet the founder of a program to teach kids about traditional crafts & identity.

Kakchikel Women Share Guatemalan Traditions