This is the door to a school/church that they have been painting the past few mornings. The cross is outlined in simple masking tape– I am wondering as I make my way down there today if it will be more elaborate, or stay as is. We walk by this everyday and it’s become a touchstone for me.
The Guatemalan people of faith are not shy about displaying it– on their automobile, their home, wherever.
Most vehicles I’ve in seen Guatemala are banged-up to some degree. Driving here is very interesting. I wouldn’t want to try it. Cause an accident and you could end up in jail.
A gap in the mortar between cinder blocks serves as this home’s mail slot.
You scratch your head at how some of these homes are even standing. On a wing and a prayer most likely.
If you want to help the children that live in these hopeless conditions you can donate online–
great photos jp, i hope your having a blast. what kind of camera do you have? the photos look great, i really like the cross.
I look forward to reading your daily posts about this humbling trip. Thank you for bringing us back to humanity. The photos are great, keep them coming.
It’s just a little Canon Power Shot SD1000. Gets the job done, and easy to stash away.