Photo Round Up – Week 9

5 photo round up of what I saw/did this week.

Hope you all enjoy them.

I spent Easter weekend in Suchitoto, El Salvador and all over town you can watch adults & kids make the traditional carpets along the processional route. The sad thing is right as they were finishing a huge down poor came and washed them all away. We never got to see the finished carpets, but from what I saw they would have been beautiful.

I spent 2 days in the town of La Palma, El Salvador and loved it. The town is painted with beautiful murals all over. One of my favorites was the painting on the front of this hotel. I love the color and the actual drawing.

Mayan flat topped pyramid known as Copan Structure 4 in the center of the Monument Plaza in Copan Ruinas, Honduras!!!

This is a picture of the Residential Zone of the Maya in the Copan Ruins.

This is a shot of Carlos Arturo Deras in Copan Ruinas, Honduras! As we were walking around town we stumbled upon his booth. We both saw a few things we may like and started chatting with him. Turned out he has been a stone sculpture maker for over 40 years and now also makes crafts strings and metals. He was born and raised in Copan Ruinas, Honduras. We asked why he didn't have any sculptures out for show. Sadly he told us he only brings them out if tourist are interested because locals will come and buy them then rip off the molding and make some out of concrete and sell them for less than $0.50. He ended up showing us pictures of him making the sculptures and showing us the actual sculptures. We both purchased one and I believe its one of the best souvenirs I have got so far.



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  1. South America looks like a Photographers dream, with the colors and all. The Mayan ruins are interesting, did they do any restoration work on them? I’ve been to the ruins in Belize.

    • jaja dude I am in Central America, but yes it is a photographers dream so much color every where. Yeah I think most of them have had restoration work on them and some are even covered to protect from the sun & rain.

  2. Tomacina Wuthrich says:

    Hi, Guy, You take BEAUTIFUL pictures. I talked to a Young man that is originally from Beliez who teaches school here. He said The Mayan Kingdom was Guatemala , Honduras, and Beilez and there were underground tunnels that lead to each place. I know You had a great time viewing those pyramids. You are doing a GREAT JOB for so many people. Keep it Up!!! STAY SAFE and BLESSED!!!! LOVE!!!! Tomacina

    • Thanks Tomacina for the wonderful comment! I didn’t know about the tunnels I am going to have to ask… to learn a bit more about them. That is very interesting.

  3. So sad to hear about the sculpture maker, I would have liked to see some of his artwork.

  4. I love that you always give in-depth captions for your photos — we learn stories like the one about the sculptor and the difficulties he faces!
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  5. QueenBrain12 says:

    I love the pictures. Thanks for sharing.

  6. Thanks Jamie for sharing another great photo roundup.

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