Mam Mayans participate in the horse races with which the town of Todos Santos Cuchumat�n, Guatemala, celebrates its patron saint�s holiday. In these day-long horse races, groups of riders, many of them heavily inebriated, risk their lives in an event they believe is observed by the dead and in which a rider�s death is considered an offering to the dead. Guatemala. Nov 1, 2007. - Image by Jorge Uzon (image by Rowan Watts)
Mam Mayans participate in the horse races with which the town of Todos Santos Cuchumat�n, Guatemala, celebrates its patron saint�s holiday. In these day-long horse races, groups of riders, many of them heavily inebriated, risk their lives in an event they believe is observed by the dead and in which a rider�s death is considered an offering to the dead. Guatemala. Nov 1, 2007. - Image by Jorge Uzon
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