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Sawdust carpets lining the streets of Antigua, Guatemala for the Easter processions.  These are truly remarkable in person.

Guatemala is a country with a rich heritage and beautiful art. These are sawdust carpets lining the streets of Antigua, Guatemala for the Easter processions. They are made by hand by individual families. These are truly remarkable in person.

Alfombras: Semana Santa in Antigua, Guatemala

Alfombras: Semana Santa in Antigua, Guatemala

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Alfombras: Semana Santa in Antigua, Guatemala. Throughout Lent, and throughout Semana Santa (Holy Week) in Antigua, the streets would be covered in elaborate "alfombras" or carpets, made out of colored sawdust, fruits, vegetables, and a wide range of other materials.

Alfombras: Semana Santa in Antigua, Guatemala

Holy week, Guatemala  carpet made of sawdust

Holy week, Guatemala carpet made of sawdust. Feliz Semana Santa a todos!

Semana-Santa, Guatemala

Semana Santa in Antigua, Guatemala is the largest Easter Holy Week celebration in The Americas and a true spectacle for travelers and locals.

Temporary carpets made of dyed wood shavings during Holy Week.  Antigua, Guatemala

Alfombras de Semana Santa

Alfombras elaboradas con acerrín/ Made of colored saw dust during Holy Week in Antigua,Guatemala

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In Antigua, Guatemala. This float is VERY heavy. If you look closely only people are carrying it.

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