Susanna Badgley Place

Guatemala Journey Among the Ixil Maya

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ISBN: 9780988487604
Publisher: Susanna Badgley Place
Publication Date: 2013-05-15
Number of pages: 240
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Explore the mountains and minds of the Ixil Maya and the three Ixil-speaking townships of Nebaj, Chajul, and Cotzal in the Guatemalan department of Quiche. A journey into the ancient Ixil Maya homeland offers unforgettable opportunities to explore this traditional Maya culture and stunning geography on an unusually personal level. Illustrated with alluring photographs and hand-drawn maps, this guide provides: up-to-date logistics of travel and accommodation; critical insight into Ixil-Maya history and culture; portraits of Maya professionals; and detailed explorations of markets, local enterprises, archaeological sites, and ecological wonders.The author offers numerous ways that visitors can honor Ixil Maya identity, help preserve the extraordinary ecology of these mountain communities, and contribute to sustainable future development within the Ixil region.

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