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1 October 2013 Year 22, No. 8 Guatemalas English-language MagazineAvailable worldwide at www.revue.gt FREE Sailing Away Panic on Pacaya Rescuing Rosie

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4 Te invitamos a participar en nuestro CONCURSO FOTOGRFICO de noviembre 2013 con el tema COMIDA GUATEMALTECA Enviar UNA (1) foto en ALTA RESOLUCIN con el ttulo, lugar donde fue tomada, su nombre y el sitio web para el crdito a: fotos@revue.gt Habrn premios para las fotos ganadoras, incluye cena para dos en La Pea de Sol Latino Para ms informacin Revue.gtSern elegibles las fotos que se reciban hasta el 10 de OCT. de 2013 .We invite you to participate in our MONTHLY PHOTO CONTEST for NOVEMBER 2013 with the theme GUATEMALAN FOOD please send ONE (1) HI-RES photo with caption/location and your name & website for the credit line to: photos@revue.gt There will be prizes for winning photos including dinner for 2 at La Pea de Sol Latino More information at Revue.gtSubmissions entered by the 10th of OCTOBER will be eligible. Te estoy viendo by Jorge Ortiz Entry in the Revue Photo Contest, Oct.

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6 1st PLACE by judges vote in the Revue Photo Contest, Oct.Paisaje Textil de Xelaj by Pablo Mndez Garzona. Prize: Q250 certicate to Mesn Panza Verde La Antigua All entries can be seen at www.REVUE.gt

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10 REGIONS Guatemala City La Antigua Lake Atitln Quetzaltenango Ro Dulce Pacic Coast El Petn Cobn Tecpn31 44 83 88 89 90 94 94 95SECTIONS DateBook: October Health Services Travel Marketplace Real Estate El Salvador22 39 80 96 98 10410 45 72 74 85 106 MISC. From the Publisher MAP: La Antigua Bilingual Crossword Vet Q & A MAP: Lake Atitln Advertiser IndexDeadline for the Nov. 2013 issue Oct. 10 GUATEMALA INSIGHTby Elizabeth BellUNESCO World Heritage Site GUATEMALAN ARTISANSby Hilary KilpatricMayan Weavers EDUCATIONby Linda ConardSailing Away PROFILEby Kathy Jo RobbertRescuing Rosie GREAT DESTINATIONSby T ara T iedemannFlying at the top of a mountain LANGUAGEby Dwight Wayne CoopThe Zen of... Travel 2013 SPIRITby Sri Ram Kaa & Kira RaaHe was just a street dog... SACRED ANIMALS and EXOTIC TROPICAL PLANTSby Dr. Nicholas M. HellmuthSmilax FOOD FOR THOUGHTby Shannon McCulloughQ & A with Rafael del Cid TRADITIONAL FOODby Natalie RoseFiambre EN ESPAOL Aprendamos a darle buen trato a los animales SENSUOUS GUATEMALAby Ken VerondaMarigold 12 14 15 18 20 32 34 54 64 68 105 107 16Pablo Mndez Garzona Julio Hurtado Lobos Herbert Burrion Camilo Sarti Canals Aldo Fernandez Comparinia Tono Valdes M. 4 38 38 82 84 84photo contest: Los MayasAll of the Oct. entrants can be seen at www.Revue.gt ... here are the winners contents ROADS TO ADVENTUREby Capt. Thor JansonPanic on Pacaya

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12 www.REVUE.gtPRINT MOBILE ONLINE PBX: (502) 7931-4500 info@revue.gtGuatemalas English-language Magazine@REVUE is distributed free, and available at: Hotels, Restaurants, Travel Agencies, Car Rental Agencies, Embassies, Spanish Schools, INGUAT oces, Shops, and other public places in the following areas: Guatemala City, La Antigua, Quetzaltenango, Lake Atitln, Cobn, Petn, Ro Dulce, Lvingston, Monterrico, Retalhuleu; as well as locations in El Salvador and Honduras. Csar Tin Mercedes Mejicanos Mara Sols Luis Jurez, Diego Alvarez Csar Tin, Oscar Chacn, Luis Toribio Silvia Gmez, Dora GmezOpinions or statements printed in the REVUE are not necessarily those of the publishers. We welcome your comments. Ivonne Prez, Csar Tin, Denni Marsh, Fernando Rodas, Luis Toribio, Lena Johannessen, Maribel Sikay Rudy A. Girn SAN JO AQUN PRODUCCIONES S.A. John & Terry Kovick Biskovich Matt Bokor Jos CaalREVUE OFFICES: @ Lena Johannessen C ol. C entroamrica C alle San Salvador #202, San Salvador Tels: (503) 7981-4517, 7860-8632 SAN CRISTBAL D enni Marsh Tels: 5704-1029, 2478-1595PRINT STUDIO 3a avenida sur #4-A (Central Oce) TEL: (502) 7931-4500 @ Rudy A. Girn Csar Tin Club Fotogrco de Antigua: www.ClubFotogracoAntigua.com ON THE COVERUnder a giant kite, Sumpango by Rudy A. Girn photos.rudygiron.com from the publishersohn & erry ovick iskovich World Animal Day is celebrated every year on Octo ber 4. is date was chosen because it is the feast day of Francis of Assisi, who is the patron saint of animals. So, for us it is a pleasure to oer readers several heart-warming stories about animals in this edition: Rescuing Rosie He Was Just a Street Dog and in Spanish, Aprendamos a darle buen trato a los animales For adventure seekers or Janson invites readers to share his experiences in Panic on Pacaya, and Tara Tiedemann takes us Flying at the Top of a Mountain On the cultural front Liz Bell notes the impor tance of La Antigua Guatemalas standing on the UNESCO World Heritage Site list. e city celebrates the 34th anniversary holding this prestigious title. If you love Guatemalan textiles, youll enjoy Hilary Kilpatrics Mayan Weavers highlighting the work of four woman from the Highlands of Guatemala. Another artisan focus, with an adven ture twist, is Sailing Away by Linda Conard. Two friends, who are also business partners, organized a team of Guatemalan artisans to hand craft sailboats, in Antigua! en its o to the Ro Dulce where future sailors learn the art of sailing with Riovelas hands-on sailing courses. e Zen of Travel by Dwight Wayne Coop provides some Span ish-language vocabulary; Dr. Nicholas Hellmuth introduces the little known, bizarre plant, Smilax. Food features include a Q & A by Shannon McCullough with Rafael del Cid owner of the popular Organica markets. Fiambre explains why this is the traditional dish served by Guatemalans on Nov. 1 (Da de los Santos). Ken Verondas Sensuous Guatemala reminds us to be on the lookout for Marigold as its owers will be dotting many landscapes. Entertainment? Be sure to turn to the DateBook pages where youll nd listings for many October events and activities. ank you for reading the Revue, in print, online and for updates check out the Revue FaceBook page.

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14 by Elizabeth Bell /Guatemala Insight Antigua Guatemala was included as No. 65 in the United Nations Educational, Scientic and Cultural Organizations World Heritage List during the World Heritage Conventions ird Session in October 1979 in Luxor, Egypt. Today there are 981 sites that the World Heritage Committee considers as having outstanding universal value... the protection, management, authenticity and integrity of properties are also important considerations. While UNESCO included the city in its list and oers criteria and guidelines for the citys preservation, it is the Guatemalan governments and the local populations responsibility to carry this out. e government agency, National Council for the Protection of La Antigua Guatemala (CNPAG), was founded by the Guatemalan Congress in 1969 and had already begun its preservation eorts when the city gained world-class recognition. Many of us received training abroad in various elds, including architectural conservation, cultural heritage and tourism to mention only a few. UNESCO experts were essential in getting the city on track for preservation beginning in the 70s. e CNPAG continues to be in charge of the citys preservation. With an outdated protective law and a meager budget, the Consejo received about Q4million ($500,000) to do the job this yearit has been dicult to accomplish a world-class job of preserving what Guatemalans consider the countrys gem. With the World Heritage Convention celebrating 37 years, attention by academics from many elds began to reect on ITS heritage. Many issues were recently embraced in the conference at UMass/Amherst in May: e Past for Sale? e Economic Entanglements of Cultural Heritage. Dierent case studies were reviewed from sites around the world (including Antigua) and we could see that there are not always easy answers in preserving our past with an eye toward the future. It was noted that Antigua has requested very few funds from UNESCO over the past 34 years (there is no yearly stipend) although UNESCO has been gracious in providing support to the citys eorts. What seemed like a monumental task in the 70s has become even more dicult as the city has more economic pressures than ever before. Antigua celebrates this anniversary with cultural activities organized by the CNPAG and the Comisin Sociocultural: Conservacin y Desarrollo de La Antigua Guatemala. Main events in the Central Park include a lecture on October 23rd at 6:30 p.m. by Enrque Berdo Samayoa, Cronista de La Antigua, titled La Antigua Guatemala, 34 aos de ser Ciudad Patrimonial followed by presentations of the documentaries EntreCuento y Cuento: La Antigua desde Adentro and La Antigua, con espritu de Volcn. e formal ceremony with international and Guatemalan authorities is on October 26th at 4 p.m. followed by a concert with the Banda de Msica del Conservatorio Nacional. Many more activities have been scheduled! With another anniversary, we reect on the importance of being a World Heritage Site. Attention has been given to Antigua losing that category although the city is not on UNESCOs World Heritage Conventions e List in Danger. Antigua residents are concerned about eorts (and the lack thereof) in preserving Antiguas cultural heritage. e municipality has diculty enforcing laws particularly related to noise and after-hour bars that haunt the local residents. Salvemos Antigua, founded in 1999, and other civic groups have made headway over the years and continue to look for a balance between preservation and positive economic development: truly an on-going challenge in the city today. Antigua Guatemala celebrates its 34th anniversary UNESCO World Heritage Site IMAGE BY PHOTOS.RUDYGIRON.COM

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14 Mayan Weavers is a group of four hardworking women from the Highlands of Guatemala who have over 100 years of combined experience. ey work using both the back-strap loom and the foot pedal loom, depending on what they are weaving. When asked what she likes about her craft, Lidia, one of the groups leaders, remarked, My favorite part is when I am done with a weaving, and I can see the nished product. I feel proud to be able to say, I made that with my own two hands! Mayan Weavers generally dedicates itself to crafting placemats and table runners. It started out using only traditional Kakchiquel designs, but now has adapted to the market and learned to weave more contemporary pieces. As for challenges, Lidia shares, e hardest part of my craft is when someone gives me a drawing or picture of a fabric they want, and I have to replicate it in a weaving, and adds, Still, I enjoy the challenge. Lidia explained, My mother taught me to weave when I was 12 years old. Since then I dedicated myself to weaving because all Kakchiquel women must know how to weave. I am now 60 years old and when I was growing up females were not sent to school. Weaving was seen as the only respectable way for a female to earn a living. Lidia lives with her son and her mother in the village where she was born. She is an amazing innovative weaver and pillar of her community. When asked about her dreams, Lidia said, I am very happy with my work and proud of myself, because through my weavings I have been able to improve my life and take care of my son. I dream of having steady work and saving enough money to travel and get to know new places. text photos by Hilary KilpatricGuatemalan ARTISANS Work created by Mayan Weavers can be found in La Antigua Guatemala at Casa de los Gigantes, 7a calle oriente #18, across the street from San Francisco El Grande church.Lidia works on her latest creation using a foot pedal loom.

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15e author at work in his oceIn a workshop in land-locked La Antigua Guatemala, a mile above sea level, boat builders Jean Vayssier and Pierre Turlin, and their team of Guatemalan artisans, are handcrafting sailboats to exacting standards. eir workshop, which looks like a small plane hangar, is lled with the aroma of freshly sawed Guatemalan mahogany and cedar woods. Craftsmen carefully brush a nal coat of epoxy on two gleaming 18-foot sailboats that each took between six to eight weeks to construct. Detailed wood inlays transform the boats from simple wood, epoxy and berglass into works of art. Why create this nautical artwork miles from any major body of water? Pierre explains, If you like boats, there is no reason you cant make boats wherever you are. We live in Antigua because of our families and the work we do, but our lives are mostly about boats. Boats are a passionits like a religion. So you practice your religion wherever you are in the world, right? Jean adds, And building a boat in Antigua is actually much better, technically, than in Ro Dulce. Here there is much less humidity, so its actually a better climate to build a boat. And transportation is no problem because we produce the steel trailers as well. Guatemala oers several advantages to boat builders: exceptional wood and steel, skilled woodworkers and breathtaking rivers and lakes for boating. Boat builders Sharing a passion for boating with the next generation of sailors. EDUCATION by Linda Conard PHOTOS: LUIS TORIBIO in other countries sometimes import Guatemalan mahogany at great cost. And while woodworkers in Guatemala have little experience with boats, they learn the skill quickly and soon develop a passion for the work. Pierre is one of the few people in Antigua with boatbuilding experience. He built his 36-foot yacht, Cykieres, entirely by himself, and it is now part of the eet in Ro Dulce. He directs the construction of the boats, modifying and improving the designs to maximize performance and appearance. ...continued page 70 A group of future sailors learn the craft through hands-on experience. Pierre Turlin (left) and Jean Vayssier in their Antigua workshop.

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17The entire Pacic Ocean basin is fringed by hundreds of volcanoes, most extinct and inactive, but some frequently belching incandescent molten lava. One of the most tectonically active zones on Earth is found in northern Central America where, according to current geologic theory, three crustal plates collide. Where the Pacic Plate subducts down into the Earths mantle beneath the Continental Plate we nd volcanoes, nearly always located about 10 miles inland from the ocean shore. Guatemala is particularly blessed by these immense conical peaks and dozens of them line up along the eastern edge of the Pacic coastal plain. ree of these cones are considered active: Santiaguito, Fuego and Pacaya, while others, like Atitln, are considered semi-active due to the presence of steam-emitting fumaroles. Lake Atitln itself is located in a gigantic volcanic crustal collapse or caldera. Many years ago I lived in a little cantn adjacent to San Lucas Tolimn on Lake Atitlns southern shore. We decided to dig a well. When we reached the depth of about 12 feet we were astounded to nd pottery shards. It must have been a truly cataclysmic eruption to have buried these artifacts under so much lava and ash! No doubt about it, Guatemala is justiably known as the land of shake and bake! January 1987 Guatemalas largest and most spectacular volcanic eruption in living memory took place in 1987. As it happened, I had been watching volcn Pacaya for several weeks and noticed that the eruptions were getting stronger and stronger. One January day I decided that it would be a good time to drive to the upper slopes of the cone to get some images for my photo archives. My partner Magal and I drove right up to the lava elds on a little dirt track out from the village of San Vicente Pacaya. From this vantage point we had a spectacular view of the bubbling caldron of incandescent lava. We arrived at mid-afternoon as the ery emissions were spewing 100 meters into the sky. e view we had was impressive, nearly perfect, and I set up my equipment with the idea of waiting until dusk when the conditions would be ideal. As the afternoon wore on the volcano increased in activity and the eruptions became steadily higher and more frequent. By 5pm the thundering ejections were taking place every 20-30 seconds and were reaching several hundred meters in height. As dusk approached the eruptions were closer together and the noise of the periodic, deafening explosions made us very nervous. By now vehicles were racing by as terried residents from the little town of Caracol ed the scene to seek refuge down below ...continued page 56 text/photos by Capt. or Janson / ./rfRoads to Adventure Our means of escape was gone and in an instant our prospects turned grim. Fear gripped my heart. We were going to have to abandon everything and run for our lives.

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18 A happy and healthy Rosie sporting her new bridle, saddle pad, and y bonnet

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19 The chestnut mare oats in her paddock, performing a perfect passage, an advanced dressage movement performed under a rider. But this mare does it all on her own. With her diagonal legs working in perfect synchronization, lifting higher, higher, the mare celebrates the freedom of being who she is. For the rst time in a long time, owing to good horsekeeping, she feels like a horse again. Is this mare the latest pricey warm blood imported from Europe, enjoying posh quarters in Guatemala City? In fact, no. Shes Rosie the workhorse, not the rst equine to be rehabilitated and stabled at Ravenscroft Riding Stables in San Juan del Obispo owned by Fred and Paula Haywood. Rescuing Rosie was Terrys mission. She had often observed with heavy heart the bony and sometimes bleeding horses foraging the skimpy grass growing along local carreteras. She had pondered the plight of thousands of little pack horses in local campos who, often without adequate food or water, are made to carry excessively heavy loads with bad equipment. What can one person do? Enter Rosie. In April 2012, through the urging of a fellow animal lover and carriage horse benefactor, Terry heard about Rosie. Convinced by her friend that the small mare, extremely underweight and covered with open wounds from her previous jobs of hauling wood and pulling carriages, would probably die without drastic intervention, Terry bought Rosie sight unseen at a price that allowed the driver to buy a larger animal better suited to pull a carriage. I realized I led with my heart, not my head, Terry said. She didnt think in that moment about money, the time involved, or logistics. When you work out of a place of love and service, you have an angel on your shoulder. Miracles do happen when that intention is there. For the time being, Rosie was kept at a nca near San Juan del Obispo while Terry gured out where to put her horse. Like most people unfamiliar with proper care and keeping of horses, she thought she could put the horse in a eld on her property, guring the mares life would be ne. She learned the truth when Paula Haywood explained what proper horse care involves: building fencing and adequate shelter for the horse and another for food and hay storage, installing a water system, securing and paying for horse health care like regular worming, vet care, hoof care, and dental care, as well ...cont. page 102 PROFILE by Kathy Jo Robbert PHOTOS: CSAR TIN I really thought I was going to change Rosies life, but she actually has changed mine, far more than what I would have expected.

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20 What is the best place for a birds eye view of La Antigua Gua temala? Many people think its from the Cerro de la Cruz (Hill of the Cross), situated on a moun tain north of the city. Even higher than the Cerro de la Cruz is the Santo Domingo del Cerro. Add an incredible zipline adventure (Circo del Aire) and there you have it. With spectacular 360-degree views, youll feel like youre ying. e Circo del Aire oers a zipline experience extraordinaire. ere are 12 cables in total, with the longest stretching 400 meters. e entire setup meets the requirements of the Association of Chal lenge Course Technology. e equipment is top quality, all lines are double cables and the crew is highly trained. I knew I was in good hands from the get-go. is course is like nothing I have experienced from previous ziplining adventures. At Circo del Aire there are two suspension bridges connecting various cano py lines and a section where you climb up to the platform and hook on to the 100-meter line. When I say straight up, I mean straight up, but knowing you are attached to an automatic belay system, the experience was thrilling, not scary. I loved zipping from one platform to another, feeling the rush of wind on my face as I ew through the sky. Stopping at the end of your ride is anxiety free. You dont have to self-brake; the guide waiting on the platform brakes for you. My favorite line by far was the Superman cable. You are equipped with a special harness that allows you to be rigged horizontally to the cableattached by both your chest and legs. ere are two by Tara Tiedemann nf: tf bGreat Destinations ying at the top of a mountain ying at the top of a mountain

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21 cables side by side so you can go two at a time. You start from the platform in almost a push-up po sition and then you launch your self out over the abyss! With your hands in soaring position you feel like you are ying without wings. Soaring through the air, what an incredibly smooth ride. To add to your day and accom modate your hunger, many visitors go straight to the Tenedor del Cer ro, the mountain-top restaurant specializing in gourmet pizza and more amazing vistas. e grounds are beautifully laid out with im pressive contemporary art instal lations by Efrain Recinos dotting the pine-scented landscape. On Saturdays and Sundays the weekend carnival atmosphere is highlighted with food treats like chuchitos, slushes and cot ton candy. Circo del Aire is open six days a week, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed on Mondays); Q280 p/p for the ight of a lifetime! Casa Santo Domin go, La Antigua, provides a free shuttle service from the hotel, just sign in at the reception desk for the 10-minute trip.

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22 Please submit your DATEBOOK entry for the NOV. 2013 edition by Oct. 10 datebook OCTOBER 2013 GUIDE TO CULTURE AND UPCOMING EVENTSCOMPILED BY MERCEDES MEJICANOS 4 Fri., 5:30pm & Fri. 11th, 5:30pm DINING at KIDS Restaurant: The only restaurant run by KIDS. They learn cooking, English and computer skills at the Education Center of TESS Unlimited. Every month the the KIDS restaurant oers de licious food from countries around the world. Fri., 4th-5:30pm : McKids ; Fri., 11th-5:30pm : International Tapas Reservations: kidsrestaurant@gmail.com or tel; 5279-6976. 5pm : Our mini chef will meet you in front of Cafe Condesa (5a av., Central Park, Antigua), where you will be picked up by our shuttle service to bring you to the KIDS Restaurant in San Gas par Vivar 3 Thurs., through Sat., 5 FOOD FESTIVAL: Featuring Chilean fare, or ganized by the Chilean embassy. Porta Hotel Antigua, 8a calle poniente #1, La Antigua4 Fri., through Mon., 7th YOGA ENCOUNTER: Porta Hotel and Ceiba Spa, 8a calle poniente #1, La Antigua4 Fri., through Sat., 26 ART: Col lective expo-sale by Hecho en Gua temala, a group of women artists. Oil and acrilic paintings and sculpture. Tues., 8th-7pm : cocktail. El Attico (tel: 23680853), 4a av. 15-45, z. 14, Guatemala City5 Sat., 10:55am OPERA FOR ALL: Tchaikovskys Eugene Onegin a self ish hero who lives to regret his blas re jection of a young womans love and his careless incitement of a fatal duel with his best friend. First performed in Mos cow in 1879. Presented this month, Live in HD at IGA ; Q130/Q105 for students with carnet. IGA (tel: 2422-5555), Ruta 1, 4-05, z. 4, Guatemala City9 Wed., 6pm Presentation: Antigua: Behind the Walls with Elizabeth Bell. Enjoy a one-hour presentation through vintage and contemporary photographs collected over the past 40 years, accom panied by Elizabeth Bells expert narra tion. Proceeds benet educational pro grams in Antigua. Questions encouraged. Autographed books available. Hotel Sor Juana, 4a calle oriente #45, La Antigua7 Mondays, incl. 14th, 21 & 28, 6:30-8:30pm (Spanish) CURSO: Arte de Guatemala: 1821-2000 imparti do por Anbal Chajn. Q825; estudiantes y/o guas de turismo Q610. Cupo limita do. Museo Popol Vuh, 6a calle nal, z. 10, Guatemala City8 Tues., 5:30pm MAYAN DANCES: Ka ka Saqarik-Nuevo Amanecer/ New Dawn is a local charity dedicated to helping more than 30 indigenous children living in San Andrs Itzapa. The work includes keeping them in good health, maintaining their education and preserving local Mayan traditions such as language and dance which is currently being lost at an alarming rate. Rainbow Caf (tel: 7832-1919), La Antigua9 Wed., 4-6pm LECTURE: Abstract Art by artist Ricardo Silva Cordero to include a brief history to the present date. If interested, please tel: 7832-2124. Coee and cookies. La Antigua5 Sat., 3pm (Spanish) CONFEREN CIA TALLER: Manos que Curan el poder de la mente sobre nuestro cuerpo (fsica cuntica). Admisin USD $15, con derecho a cena. Saln Rojo, Restaurante Pea de Sol Latino, 5a calle poniente #15C, La Antigua10 Thurs., 6:30pm EVENT: Pre sentation of the Fundal calendar and inauguration of the exposition Tra zos de Luz 2014 Galera Guatemala, Fun dacin G&T Continental (tel: 2339-3257), 6a av. 9-08, z. 9, Guatemala City 10 Thurs.,8:30am-1pm WORLD SIGHT DAY: Universal Eye Health. Free eye tests for the underprivileged who havent had access to an eye exam. We hope to help many people donating reading glasses, drug samples and detect those one who need surgery, in order to have a medical mission in a close future. We are committed with people to provide social medical service. Centro Visual G&G (tel: 7832-5850), Centro Gerencial Mar qus de Rubio, Of 1-4, La Antigua

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23 DATE B OO K HIGHLIGHT10 Thurs., 7pm FILM (English): The Piano starring Holly Hunter and Harvey Keitel. Free. Numa Restau rant, 7a Av. norte #16, La Antigua11 Fri., 5:30pm DINING at KIDS Restaurant: International Tapas More info. see listing Fri., 4th12 Sat., 47pm ART: Inauguration, Abstract Universe a fantastic group exhibit featuring work by national and international artists that add a new window into contemporary expressions within the arts of Guatemala: abstract, organic, expressionistic and even landscape abstracts. Participating artists: Karla Higueros, Guatemala; Elliot Denburg, Guatemala/U.S; John Maxon, U.S; Wer ner Vsquez, Guatemala; Linnitt Duon, U.S./Guatemala; Brielle Duon, U.S./-Guatemala; Mara Eskenasy, Guatemala; Ricardo Silva Cordero, Guatemala/Chile; Gustavo Garca, Guatemala; Elisabeth Stuven, Chile; Luca Morn, Guatemala; Juan Jos Rodrguez, Gua temala; Virginia Tagle, Chile; Roberto Barillas, Guatemala along with many others. La Antigua Galera de Arte (tel: 7832-5911), 4a calle oriente #15, La Antigua 12 Sat., 5pm MUSIC: Ms msica, menos violencia (more music, less violence). The Mesn Panza Verde is proud to present a unique musical recital by the music students of Guatemalas System Orchestra (Sistema de Orquestas de Guatemala, SOG). Through classical music, SOG seeks to develop positive values and inclusion among the most vulnerable children and young people in the country. With support from USAIDs Prevention of Violence Program, SOG currenly man ages a musical training center. It also organizes a luthier workshop, where children and youth learn to make and to repair musical instruments. Both are located in Guatemala City. All pro ceeds will go towards supportig SOG and its programs. Suggested donation, Q150. Info. and reservations, tels: 7955-8282 & 7832-2925. Mesn Panza Verde, 5a av. sur #19, La Antigua 13 Sun., 8am THE NORTH FACE COFFEE X TRAIL: 16 kms. Challeng ing altimetry on varied terrain. Registra tions at The North Face Miraores, Oakland Mall, Guatemala City; and Adoc (6a av. norte #11), La Antigua. Q100, includes chip, medal, hydration and T-shirt. Finca Filadel a, La Antigua

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24 DATE BOO K 15 Tues., 5:30pm TALK: Los Pa tojos: Forming leaders for Gua temala Asociacin Los Patojos is an al ternative educational program for more than 250 children and teenagers who live in Jocotenango, Sacatepquez. The proj ect povides school scholarships, tutoring, cultural programs, meals, and a medical clinic. Under the leadership and vision of Juan Pablo Romero, and his great team, the project has expanded from a few children in Juan Pablos families garage to what is today: two operational afterschool centers! Rainbow Caf (tel: 78321919), 7a av. sur #8, La Antigua16 Wed., 2pm TOUR: Open Windows Learning Center, San Miguel Dueas; join David Dean on a visit to this educational and community de velopment foundation. Meet in front of the Cafe Condesa, Central Park; return by 3:30pm. FREE! www.openwindowsfoun dation.com, La Antigua 19 Sat. (Spanish) SEMINARIO: Concete a ti mismo. VOPUS. 10am Concete por tus Sueos ; 11am Karma, Muerte, Reencarnacin ; 2pm La Ciencia de la Meditacin ; 4pm Prc tica de la Meditacin ; 5pm Las 7 Causas del Sufrimiento Da respuestas a la existencia humana y a los ms grandes enigmas de todos los tiempos. Conferencias antropolgicas, cientcas y culturales. Q20. Centro Cultural los Nazarenos (tel: 3009-4498, antigua@ageac.org), 4a calle norte #22, La Antigua 17 Thurs., 4pm TALK and DEM ONSTRATION: La Antigua sculptor Rae Leeth and The Making of a Bronze Sculpture She will take you through the ah-ha! moment of creativity, the thrill ing pour of molten bronze, to the artists signature on the nished work. Free. Proudly presented by ANECHO (Antiguas Educational and Cultural Home Oce). Galera de Meson Panza Verde (upstairs), 5a av. sur #19, La Antigua 24 Thurs., through Sat., 26 BAZAAR: Guatemala Fashion Art highlighting work by Guatemalan design ers. Organized by Patricia de Arz. Prots benet homeless children. Porta Hotel Antigua, 8a calle poniente #1, La Antigua23 Wed., 8pm MUSICAL COM EDY: Chiqui Coo, clasicacin R the best show of the year. Q300, in cludes a light dinner. Info & reservations: ecopeten@gmail.com Trovajazz, Va 6, 3-55, z. 4, Guatemala City 22 Tues., 5:30pm TALK: Com bating Poverty through Educa tion presented by Camino Seguro. Its mission is to empower the poorest, atrisk children of families working in the community of the Guatemala City gar bage dump, by creating opportunities and fostering dignity through the power of education. Within a safe and caring environment, every child participates in an integrated program that fosters opti mism, good health, educational achieve ment, self-esteem, and condence. Chil dren and parents discover that, through their own eorts, they can move beyond poverty. Rainbow Caf (tel: 7832-1919), 7a av. sur #8, La Antigua 24 Tues., 6:30pm (Spanish) CONFERENCIA: Entre agua y ritu ales: Nueva evidencia de canales en Ka minaljuy dictada por Silvia Alvarado. Q30/Q15 estudiantes y/o guas de turismo. Parqueo tarifa nica Q30. Museo Popol Vuh, 6a calle nal, z. 10, Guatemala City29 Tues., 5:30 TALK: Life in Guatemala: Brief History and Current Conditions presented by Sue Patterson, a retired U.S. Foreign Service ocer living in Antigua. She is a former U.S. Consul General in Guatemala and has served in Chile, Iran and Italy. She is also the founder of WINGS, a non-prot dedicated to reproductive health and family planning and the recipient of nu merous awards for her work, most re cently the 2003 Sargent Shriver Award for Outstanding Humanitarian Service from the National Peace Corps Associa tion of America. Q25. Rainbow Caf (tel: 7832-1919), 7a av. sur #8, La Antigua26 Sat., 10am (Spanish) CHAR LA: La apicultura y la salud Ven y conoce la importancia de la miel de abeja para nuestra salud, como el plen, jalea real, etc. Vivero y Caf de la Escalo nia (tel: 7832-7074), 5a av. sur nal #36-C, La Antigua26 Sat., 10:55am OPERA FOR ALL: The Nose production by William Kentridge from the unsusual and stunning Shostakovich opera. Live in HD. Q130; Q105/students with carnet. IGA (tel: 2422-5555), Ruta 1, 4-05, z. 4, Gua temala City31 Thurs., 8pm HALLOWEEN PARTY: Live music, prize for the best dressed and more. Rainbow Caf (tel: 7832-1919), 7a av. sur #8, La Antigua You can nd Revue DateBook online: www.REVUE.gtIf you dont quote yourself, nobody else will. And you can quote me on that. Scott Ginsberg

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25 DATEBOOK 1a calle poniente #51, La Antigua Tel: 7832-3169 alidaperez@itelgua.com Exhibition and Sale of Maya Textiles & Production of Exclusive Handicrafts The only place in La Antigua managed by Indigenous People Since 1992www.antiguatours.netAuthor of Antigua Guatemala and other publicationsANTIGUA CULTURAL TOUR :Mon, Thurs at 2pm with our best guides Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat at 9:30am with Elizabeth Bell Meet at the fountain in the Central Park $20 Inquire about other tours and travel arrangements in GuatemalaOces: *3a calle oriente #22 and *inside Casa del Conde (Central Park)Tels: 7832-5821, 7832-0053 MON-FRI 9:00 to 17:00 SA T 9:00 to 13:00 Closed Sunda y 6 Calle nal, zona 10 Universidad Fr ancisco Marroqu n Guatemala Cit y T els: (502) 2338-7836, 2338-7896 www .popolvuh.ufm.edu 4a calle oriente #10 Interior Casa Antigua, El Jauln, La Antigua centrodeartepopular@gmail.com www.centrodeartepopular.comPrimitive Contemporary Guatemalan Art Gallery & Museum

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26 DATEBOOK THROUGHOU T T HE MON T HThurs., 8:30am TOUR: Visit Ciu dad Vieja, youll see where many Nios de Guatemala families work and live. Also, visit the school built by Nios de Guatemala. Q200/Q100, students. Proceeds benet Nios de Guatemala projects. Antigua_oce@ninosdegua temala.org; tel: 7832-8033. La Antigua/ Ciudad ViejaWednesdays, 5pm (Spanish) FILMS: Cooperacin Espaola (tel: 7932-3838), 6a av. norte (between 3a & 4a calle poniente), La AntiguaMon., 4:30pm; Tues., 3pm; Wed., 2:30pm DUPLICATE BRIDGE: Asociacin Guatemalteca de Bridge. Info., Eva: 7832-4327 or Denni: 2478-1595. Vista Hermosa, z. 15, Guatemala CityThursdays, 5-6pm DOCUMEN TARY: Wings presents Blessed Fruit of the Womb: The Fight for Reproduc tive Rights in Guatemala. Undeterred by Guatemalas powerful religious orga nizations, conservative politicians, and a male-dominated culture that leaves women without a voice, Evelyn and Es ter courageously travel the countryside on a journey to provide women with family planning education and access to contraceptive methods. Blessed Fruit of the Womb is their storyabout the ght for reproductive rights and free dom in a country gripped by staggering poverty, the highest fertility rate in Latin America, and one of the highest rates of chronic malnutrition in the world. Free. The Bagel Barn, 5a calle poniente #2, La AntiguaFri., November 1 CELEBRATION: All Saints Day. Guatemalans prepare ambre and visit cemeteries and bring owers to honor departed family mem bers and friends. Special celebrations in many towns, including Santiago and Sumpango Sacatepquez, feature huge kites. Most banks and businesses will be closed. Countywide See related article on page 30.Saturdays, 5pm MUSIC: Seth Montfort and friends playing classi cal & jungle piano. Seth is a multi-award winning musician and founder of the San Francisco Concerto Orchestra. Cover Q100. Mesn Panza Verde (tel: 78322925), 5a av. sur #19, La Antigua Sundays, 11am (Spanish) TEATRO: El rbol con un interesante mensaje ecolgico. Q50. Teatro Dick Smith, IGA, Ruta 1 4-05, z. 4, Guatemala CitySaturdays, 2-4pm RUGBY CLUB: Workouts weekly, come and join us. Q15. Info: http://rugby.com.gt/antigua Centro Los Luteranos, La AntiguaSaturdays, 11am TANGO CLASS ES: Tango for beginners with Vc tor Melchor. For classes fees and de tails contact: tel: 7832-0924 or tango antigua@gmail.com Panza Verde (tel: 7832-2925), 5a av. sur #19, La Antigua2nd & 4th Thursday, 6:30pm The Antigua Curry Club meets to enjoy delicious Indian food. Visit www. cernikovsky.com/curry.htm. A membersonly club, limited memberships avail able. La AntiguaDaily: ART: Collection of work by Chil ean painter Mara Jimena Navarro that focuses on popular imagery from the biblical book of Genesis, with a novel approach regarding its everyday nature, image force and color impact. Her paint ing are an invitation to stop and feel, re member, or let ourselves be swept up. It is a tribute to life and reminds us that life, denitely, is lived in color. Mesn Panza Verde (tel: 7832-2925), La Antigua Mondays, 10am & Thursdays at 2:30pm : Common Hope of fers a free 2-hour village tour. Departs: fountain, central park. Tel: 7922-6600 for a private tour; visit www.commonhope. org. La AntiguaDaily, 2pm & 4pm MOVIES: Las Palmas (tel: 7832-9734), 6a av. n. #14, La Antigua PLAN AHEAD REVUE is not reponsible for event cancellations or date/time changes

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live music Mondays, 8-10pm Guest artist. Q35 cover Wednesdays, 8-10pm Jazz Duo with Lisandro de Leon Q35 cover Thursdays, 8-10pm Buena Vista de Corazn, Ignacio Perez on congas and Aniet Gonzles on ute. Q35 cover Fridays, 8-10pm Latin Trio, Denis Medina on Cubano Tres. Q35 cover Saturdays, 5-6:30pm Seth Montfort and Friends. A weekly musical experience including recitals by: Diego Noack, Amelia Rivera, Julio and Cesar Barrios. (suggested collaboration Q100) Saturdays, 8-10pm Julio & Cesar Barrios, Guitarra Latinoamericana. Q35 coverLa Cueva de Panza Verde tels: 7955-8282, 7832-2925 5a av. sur #19, La Antigua La Pea de Sol Latino tel: 7882-4468 5a calle poniente #15-C, La Antigua Mondays 7-10pm: Monday Keny Molina and friends play rock music Guatemala style for listening and dancing... Tuesdays Charli: His voice and his guitar Wednesdays thru Sundays 7-10pm: Grupo Sol Latino plays Andean music (pan utes). Sunday afternoons Special guests play live musicFridas tel: 7832-1296 Calle del Arco #29, La AntiguaFridays World music. Kape Paulinos tel: 7840-3806 Km 87.5 Carr. Interamericana, TecpnSundays 1 to 4pm: Live marimba band Posada de Santiago tel: 7721-7366 1 km south of Santiago Atitln, Lake AtitlnEvery week usually on Fridays and Saturdays. Check Gringos of Santiago on Facebook for details. Trova Jazz tel: 2334-1241 Via 6, 3-55, zona 4, Guatemala CityFriday Concerts Call for schedule: Live music Thursdays through Saturdays.

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29 live music Mondays Don Jorge: classic latin folk music by candlelight Tuesdays Patza: let this Mexican-Italian singer/song writer amaze you with her voice and lyrics. Wednesdays Open Mic Night! Hosted by dierent musicians; come along and show your skills! Thursdays Eric Fry: enjoy a great mix of Western and rock music! Fridays Dierent guest artists Saturdays A variety of bands and musicians! Sundays Kenny Molina, one of Antiguas best loved musicians plays a variety of Latin music that will make you dance! Rainbow Caf tel: 7832-1919 7a av. sur #8, La Antigua Music Nightly from 7:30pm Tuesdays Salsa Night Wednesdays Cumbia Night Thursdays Rock night Saturdays Chill out party, starting at 1pm Live DJ at the Terrace. El Caf at LA CASBAHtel 7832-2640 Calle del Arco #30, La Antigua Fridays & Saturdays 9pm-11:30pm: Rock in English and Spanish. Cover Q20Restaurante Personajes tel: 7832-3758 6a av. norte #6, La AntiguaWednesdays & Thursdays Bossa, Brazil/North Ameri can, sofa rock and boleros with Trujillo, Ren, Gilberto and Bryan. Fridays & Saturdays Tropical salsa by Grupo Caribe and DJ Antigua (Julio Morales) Mondays Surprise groupLas Palmas tel: 7832-9734 6a av. norte #14, La Antigua 18 Thurs., 9pm Viento en Contra. Q40 20 Sat., 9pm Los Patanes. Q40, includes a Gallo beerTRATTORIA LA NONNATel: 7840-4036 Km 86.5, Carretera Interamericana, TecpnSaturdays 7pm-10pm: Live music

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30 DATEBOOK PRESS RELEASE Changes to passport services for British Nationals The British Government is making important changes to the passport service for British nationals living overseas. From 9 September 2013, the application process will be centralised and British nationals in Gua temala should submit their passport application to Her Majestys Passport Oce in the UK. This important change follows reviews by the National Audit Oce and is designed to achieve econo mies of scale, greater security and consistency in decision making. All British passports have enhanced sophisticated security features designed to reduce the likelihood of identity theft and passport fraud. Before 9 September, British nationals living in Guatemala submitted passport applications to a regional processing hub in Washington, United States. From 9 September, information on the UK Government website will advise British nationals on the new passport application process. All the information required to make an application will be found at https://www.gov.uk/overseas-passports. Applicants will be required to send their applications to the Passport Customer Service Centre in Durham. There will be no change to processing times. Fees charged to British nationals applying overseas are based on the current costs of providing the service. As overseas vol umes are much less than UK volumes it is harder to gain eciencies overseas. That is why the decision was taken to repatriate the issuing of passports to British nationals overseas to the UK. Once this has been completed Her Majestys Passport Oce will be seeking to create closer alignment between the two sets of fees. November begins with one of Guatemalas most colorful traditions, El da de Los Muer tos/El da de los Difuntos (Day of the Dead), which is celebrated throughout the country in connec tion with the Catholic holidays of All Saints Day on Nov. 1 and All Souls Day on Nov. 2. For over 100 years, one of the biggest celebra tions has been taking place Nov. 1 in the pre dominantly Kakchiquel town of Santiago Sacate pquez, 25 kilometers from La Antigua Guatema la, where giant circular kites, up to 15 meters (50 feet) in diameter, along with hundreds of smaller ones, take ight. In contrast to the grand display at Santiago Sacatepquez, modest observances take place across the country, as families gather in local cem eteries to honor their departed loved ones. Rela tives bring owers, beads, candles, ornaments and other decorations in a day of reection and togetherness. As their kites utter aloft, the families also share the traditional meal ambre, a cold dish that is served only on this occasion. Some recipes call for more than 50 ingredients, including a variety of meats, sh, cheese, eggs and an assortment of vegetables cured in vinegar. (See related article on page 68) In whatever community, you wont want to miss experiencing these rich traditions.TRADITIONS IMAGE BY PHOTOS.RUDYGIRON.COM

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31 shopping + services GU ATEM A L A CI T Y Carretera al Atlantico 0-80, z.17Telefax: 2256-4564 Monday Saturday from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm Sunday from 9:00 am to 4:30 pmkm 14.5 Centro Comercial Escala Carretera a El SalvadorTelephone: 6637-5763/64 Monday friday 8:30 am to 7:00 pm Saturday 8:30 am to 6:00 pm Sunday 9:30 am to 6:00 pmCalle Mariscal 18-40, z.11 across the street from Pro-ciegos Telephone: 2473-1941 / 2474-5194 Fax: 2474-5254 Monday Friday from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm Saturday from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm Sunday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

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32 L A NGU AG E by Dwight Wayne CoopTravelthe of Sixty Zen columns now form a unique book, The Zen of Pues, useful to Spanish scholars at all levels. Visit www.ideaquestbooks. com; also available in bookstores throughout Guatemala. Tel: 7762-2022 or www.ideaquestbooks.com Turismo is a concept so young that a century ago only the wealthy did it. And two centuries ago, nobody did. If you left home for anything, it was about mercantilism, conquest, or pilgrimage, and it was invariably dangerous. But nowadays, since so many of us do it, and since it has quickly become global, a vocabulary has quickly grown around it. e growing pains are still with us. e old verb viajar and its associated nouns, viaje and viajero, only begin to cover the new senses. For real tourism, andamos, we walk around. But this verb, andar, hints at unstructured travel, not overly purposeful movement. A packaged tour is a recorrido, a term suggesting a very complete look at something (a country, city, etc.). But a recorrido is also a moving inspection, such as what a eld commander does to assess and shore up his anks within a combat theater. I have come to see the tourism and travel industry as a combat theater, rife with euphemism and subterfuge, an area where if we fail to look beyond language, it is at our peril. I do not know if they still do it, but Mexican railroads used to have two levels of rst class (with second class being what used to be called third class). ere was (is?) primera clase and primera clase especial. Only on the latter were you guaranteed a seat. Huh? You may recall from an earlier column the strange verb correrse, which looks like to run oneself but which is really about stressed movement, like inching deeper into an already crowded chicken bus. I think I pointed out that vaco (empty) applied to a chicken bus where one more person could be packed in without a high probability of asphyxiation. So correr still means to run, but correrse is closer to reacting to shouted abuse, and doing what moving you can. Finally, recorrer means to go all over, to leave nothing out if possible. e meanings of these three verbs do not dier by nuance; they are virtually unrelated. e most poisoned transacting between travelers and travel providers may be the frequent yer programs, which now date from 1972 but remain the one area where record-keeping has not graduated to the age of modern data retrieval and miniaturization. e frequent yer

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33 18 calle 21-31, z.10 Blvd Los Prceres www.in-nola.com Telephones: 2367-2424, 2337-4498 In Nola In NolaFabrics by the yard & more REPAIRS & ALTERATIONS13 calle 5-24, z. 9, Guatemala City Tel: 2332-4017Weaving, Embroidery and Sewing Supplies Lin Canola5a calle 9-60, zona 1. Centro Histrico, Guatemala City TelFax: 2232-0858 Tels: 2253-0138 Credit Cards Inside parking www.lin-canola.comArtesanas tpicasAll kinds of native textiles Fabrics by the yard Wood, leather & more shopping + services GU ATEM A L A CI T Y International Interdenominational tel: 2361-2037, 2361-2027 email: unionchurchguatemala@gmail.com web: www.unionchurchguatemala.com 12 calle 7-37 zona 9 Plaza Espaa, GuatemalaSunday Services Contemporary 8:15 am Traditional 11:00 am The Worship Experience 6:00 pm Thursday Services Contemplative 12:15 pmCaring for the English-speaking Community I was laying in bed this morning contemplating how amazing it would be if somehow Oscar Wilde and Mae West could twitter from the grave. Dita Von Teeseor his agent must be proactive by never forgetting to remind (recordar, a false cognate) the airlines that you made this or that trip. e miles do not add up automatically. Hotels bill you for every drop of scotch taken from suite refrigerators, but airlines forget entire ights that we have paid for, unless we jump through hoops and hammer them. It is as if each airlines programa de viajero frecuente (PVF) were staed by a single, overworked person in a room full of old-fashioned ling cabinets and no computer in sight. Everything must be recorded manually (grabado a mano), and this only if you manage to even reach (ponerse en contacto con) this person. When and if you do, you will be asked for everything but your blood type (grupo sanguneo), shoe size (talla de zapato), and astrological sign (signo zodiaco). It is burden-of-proof with a vengeance. To be fair, the ight purser (sobrecargo) does encourage you to log for yourself what the airline ...continued page 40

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34 Sri and Kira have authored several books and are the owners of TOSA La Laguna. email: oce@tosaspa.com www.LakeAtitlanSpa.com Several years ago, as we arrived at our remote Lake Atitln sanctuary, we didnt expect to nd a typical-looking street dog sitting near our dock, yet there he was. He was about a year old, in need of a bath and thin! As the boat pulled up our guardian, Jos, informed us that his name was Oso (bear) and that he did not like people. He kept Oso with him to help guard the property. Gazing at this beautiful lanky dog with a coat that looked like a watercolor of browns and creams, we wrapped our hearts around him and his gentle eyes betrayed the words of Jos. As we disembarked, Oso was tentative and stepped back. We simply and lovingly went forward, extended our hands, Oso gave us a gentle welcome lick.. We were in love! It was rainy season and Oso did not have a warm place to sleep, as Jos would not let him in his house at night. It was obvious that Oso knew he belonged to Jos, yet there was a bond that was forming quickly, and so we purchased dog food that more than lled in the occasional tortilla and a dog toy. Daily Oso would appear at our front door eagerly wagging his tail waiting for his breakfast. Within just a few days we were as close as any dog could be with a human. He would come for aection, enjoy being petted and even allow us to remove the many ticks and other debris from his coat. It was not long after our arrival and meeting Oso that a torrential rain lled the night. It was uncharacteristically heavy, accompanied by lightning and thunder. Oso came to our door for shelter, and we eagerly opened it for him. We had a lovely re going in our kiva and invited Oso to join us in the living room. At rst he was confused yet eagerly accepted the invitation. We gave him a snuggly blanket and together we got on the oor to wipe him dry. Sri reached for the dog toy wed purchased and within just a few minutes Oso knew exactly how to have fun! It brought tears to our eyes and for many hours that evening Oso learned how to love and be loved unconditionally and to be appreciated for his many talents. by Sri Ram Kaa & Kira Raa2013 SpiritHe was just a street dog It brought tears to our eyes and for many hours that evening Oso learned how to love and be loved unconditionally

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35 shopping + services GU ATEM A L A CI T Y It was not long after that Jos decided Oso should no longer be at the lake, and while we were heartbroken we couldnt do anything about it. Sadly we said goodbye to Oso when Jos put him on the boat to take him back to the village. Osos departure was felt on so many levels. We missed the morning hello when he came for his food, and we missed his loving personality that had become so responsive to the human touch. Imagine our surprise when just a week later we awoke to the sound of Oso asking for his breakfast! At rst we thought we were just hearing things then we looked out our window and there he was. Wet, hungry and obviously tired! As access to TOSA La Laguna is only by boat, this street dog had walked over the mountain, a distance of about six miles, and found his way back to us! His route was long and treacherous, and yet Oso had done just that! When Jos returned from his time o and found Oso with us he agreed to allow him to stay. e rest, as they say, is an ongoing story of love. It is an important and popular fact that things are not always what they seem. For instance, on the planet Earth, man had always assumed that he was more intelligent than dolphins because he had achieved so much the wheel, New York, wars and so on whilst all the dolphins had ever done was muck about in the water having a good time. But conversely, the dolphins had always believed that they were far more intelligent than man for precisely the same reasons. Douglas Adams The indifference, callousness and contempt that so many people exhibit toward animals is evil rst because it results in great suffering in animals, and second because it results in an incalculably great impoverishment of the human spirit. All education should be directed toward the renement of the individuals sensibilities in relation not only to ones fellow humans everywhere, but to all things whatsoever. Ashley Montague

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36 GU ATEM A L A CI T Y dining REVUE Fun, Free and Informative Looking for easy online access to Revue advertisers? Scan this... ...or check our BUSINESS DIRECTORY at www.REVUE.gt/links/ Shakespeare PubNear all Major Hotels. 13 calle y 1a av., zona 10, local 5 Torre Santa Clara II Tel: 2331-2641 Happy Hour 11-5Shakespeare Pub Caf Bar Meals DrinksVa 6, 3-55, Z. 4, Guatemala City Resv: 2334-1241No city should be too large for a man to walk out of in a morning. Cyril Connolly Solvitur ambulando St. Jerome was fond of saying. To solve a problem, walk around. Gregory McNamee Me thinks that the moment my legs begin to move, my thoughts begin to ow. Henry David Thoreau Thoughts come clearly while one walks. Thomas Mann My father considered a walk among the mountains as the equivalent of churchgoing. Aldous Huxley Walking is good for solving problems its like the feet are little psychiatrists. Terri Guillemets What gives Indian cuisine its spectacular avor? The secret is in the freshness and proper use of its ingredients. Come visit us and give us the opportunity to spice up your life. 10a av. 15-10, zona 14 Tel. 2337 0722 NOW OPEN 3a calle poniente # 4 Antigua Guatemala Tel. 4019 9491Indian Restaurant

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37 dining GUATEMALA CITY Specializing in Spanish and Basque Cuisine, Seafood and Paella5a av. 12-31, Zona 1 Tels: 2251-7185, 2253-6743A Classic in the center of Guatemala City & in Zone 10 RESTAURANTE ALTUNA10 calle 0-45, Zona 10 PBX: 2201-2323 www.restaurantealtuna.com La mejor comida china que hayFood Delivery! Call 7830-8303 or 5013-1430Now you can nd us at: Centro Comercial Las Puertas de San Lucas San Lucas Sacatepquez *FOTOS CON FINES PUBLICITARIOS Sweet & Sour Ribs Mixed Chow Mein

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38 Comfortable Rooms, Junior Suites and Standard Rooms, Breakfast, Wi-Fi, Patios, 5 minutes from airport. Weekly and Monthly rates Meeting rooms & Parking Tels:+502.2334.6121 4a Av. A 13-74, zona 9 Guatemala City HOTELS GUATEMALA CITY Lodging Honorable Mention by judges vote in the REVUE PHOTO CONTEST, Oct.Una sonrisa para mi felicidad by Julio Hurtado Lobos. All entries can be seen at www.REVUE.gt El ocaso de una vida y una tradicin by Herbert Burrion. All entries can be seen at www.REVUE.gtHonorable Mention by popular vote in the REVUE PHOTO CONTEST, Oct. Rostros de la Eternidad by Mayra RamrezEntry in the REVUE PHOTO CONTEST, Oct.

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39 H EALT H SERV ICE SThe best remedy for a short temper is a long walk. Jacqueline Schiff Walking: the most ancient exercise and still the best modern exercise. Carrie Latet Tel: 7832-4198 Centro Gerencial Marqus de Rubio Calle de los Duelos (corner of callejn del Rubio) Antigua WORLDWIDE HEALTH INSURANCE When every second of your life counts... Get worldwide health insurance that meets your needs with the most competitive rates in the market. Salles & Salles, S.A. Botox : Cosmetic and Therapeutic Hyaluronic Acid Fillers PRFM : Platelet-rich brin matrix Facial Mesotherapy : mesoglow IPL : Photorejuvenation with intense pulsed light (IPL) Radio Frequency : Facial lifting effect Avenida El Desengao No. 33, La Antigua Guatemala

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40 H EALT H SERV ICE S Living in HarmonyMindfulness PsychotherapyDr. Karmen GuevaraTel: 5018-3136 kg@karmenguevara.com www.karmenguevaratherapy.comSkype Sessions Available cannot log for you, by reminding you to ask for a form to apply for those miles. But the reminder comes at the moment of take-o, when you and the ministering ight attendants are strapped in at 2 Gs and not thinking of miles, much less forms. Reader, the zenniness of frequent yer programs is not a language issue per se, but with the globalization of travel, alluded to above, it magnies the zenniness we already face as amateur linguists. So it is, too, with accommodations, whose labeling can be confusing. e only way I know of to protect ourselves from the hype and euphemism is to compare notes with other travelers. Ask those people walking out of the airport, the train station, or the car rental agency if the provider met you expectations. Point to the brochure (el folleto) or the sign over the door, and ask Cumplieron ellos con tus expectativas? en, when you walk up to the ticket window (la ventanilla), you are armed. Reader, Buen Viaje. Bon Voyage.Zen of Travel cont. from page 33 Money Saver A man named Marty called his son. Harry I have news to tell you, I know its going to upset you but I have made up my mind and there is nothing you can do about it. I have decided to divorce your mother. But dad how can that be, the son asked you have been married for 40 years, and you always seemed to get along? What happened suddenly? Son, I have made up my mind, and I dont want you to try to convince me out of it. OK, the son responded but promise me you wont do anything until I come and talk to you in person, and I am go ing to ask all of the siblings to y in also. Alright, said the father hanging up you have my word. Well, said Marty, turning to his wife I got them all to come home and I didnt even have to pay for the tickets. Everywhere is walking distance if you have the time. Steven Wright

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41 We are not just one; We are a group of professionals specialized in all dental areas. 40 years of experience in dental health care!Spanish/English spoken H EALT H SERV ICE S Eye Diseases Diagnosis and Treatment Optical ServicesDra. Paulina CastejnM.D. Ophthalmology Avenida El Desengao No. 33, La Antigua Guatemala Fine phrases I value more than bank-notes. I have ear for no other harmony than the harmony of words. To be occasionally quoted is the only fame I care for. Alexander Smith

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42 Hospital Privado Hermano Pedro Medicine and General Surgery Pediatrics Maternity & Gynecology Traumatology, Orthopedics & Arthroscopy Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Laparoscopic Videosurgery Otorhinolaryngology Urology Clinic Laboratory Pharmacy Videoendoscopy Videocolonoscopy X-rays Electrocardiogram Ultrasound Electroencephalogram Osseous Densitometry Computerized Axial Tomography Mammography Ambulance Service 24-hour Emergency Service Av. de La Recoleccin #4, La Antigua (in front of the bus station) Tels: 7832-0420, 7832-1197, 7832-1190, Fax: 7832-8752hphpedro@intelnett.com www.hospitalhermanopedro.netWE ACCEPT WORLD WIDE MEDICAL INSURANCE! H EALT H SERV ICE S 1st PLACE by popular vote in the REVUE PHOTO CONTEST, Sept. (was not published last month) Palo Volador by Juliana Skaggs. Prize: Dinner for two at La Pea de Sol Latino Proverbs: Short sentences drawn from long experience. Miguel de Cervantes Like your body your mind also gets tired so refresh it by wise sayings. Hazrat Ali Quotations will tell the full measure of meaning, if you have enough of them. James Murray Stronger than an army is a quotation whose time has come. W.I.E. Gates

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43 Medical Clinics & Diagnostics HOUSE OF HEALTH H EALT H SERV ICE S REVUE le ofrece el costo ms bajo por ejemplar para promocionar su negocio. Cornea, Cataract and Lasik surgeon Vitreous-Retinal and Aesthetic medicine surgeonSpecialized OphthalmologistsPrincipal: Branch: Make your appointment online at our new web site! www.centrovisualgyg.comI have two doctors, my left leg and my right. G.M. Trevelyan The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet. Ralph Waldo Emerson Walking isnt a lost art one must, by some means, get to the garage. Evan Esar Without enough sleep, we all become tall two-year-olds. JoJo Jensen

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49 colibr Fine Handmade Textiles & Home Decor Daily 9am-6pm Tel: 7832-5028 4a calle oriente #3-B, La Antigua textilescolibri@turbonett.com colibr 9a calle oriente #7-A, La Antigua Guatemala Tels: 7832-2824, 5961-4332Full Service Beauty Salon shops + services ANTIGUA info@immigrationguate.com www.immigrationguate.com Work Permits TranslationsIMMIGRATION SERVICES Golden StudioCanadian Hairstylist and Make-up Artist Professional Beauty Retailer www.goldenstudioantigua.com 7a avenida norte #84, La Antigua By appt. only: 4937-0244 Your Cut & Color Expert! 4a calle oriente #14, La Antigua Tels: 7832-0277, 7882-4315 joyeria_isaias@hotmail.comJOYERASimply Dierent... Visit us and see for yourselfSencillamente diferente... Visitenos y valo usted mismoDISEOS ISAIAS EnmarcadosEl ArcngelFraming shopFraming of posters, documents, photos, custom glass 2a av. norte #10 (between 3a & 4a calle), La Antigua Tels: 4425-7237 & 5394-3097enmarcadoselarcangel@hotmail.com 2 Antigua locations www.simoonsa.com RENTALS & TOURS SHUTTLES, TOURS, RENTALS REVUE le ofrece el costo ms bajo por ejemplar para promocionar su negocio.Most collectors collect tangibles. As a quotation collector, I collect wisdom, life, invisible beauty, souls alive in ink. Terri Guillemets Life is like quotations. Sometimes it makes you laugh. Sometimes it makes you cry. Sometimes, you just dont get it. author unknown

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50 A NTIGUA shops + services Enjoying your time in Guatemala? Want to give something back?WINGS provides access to reproductive health education and family planning services for low-income, rural and indigenous Guatemalans. Our ve programs Family Planning, Youth WINGS, WINGS for Men, Cervical Cancer Prevention and Treatment, and Advocacyaim to empower Guatemalans to make healthy, informed choices about their reproductive health. Donations can be made online at www.wingsguate.org or in person at our oce in Antigua (9a calle poniente Residenciales El Rosario #3). Email: info@wingsguate.org. WINGS is a U.S. registered 501(c)(3) nonprot organization. Please support our work with a tax-deductible donation: Guatemaya by Alex HernndezEntry in the REVUE PHOTO CONTEST, Oct.

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52 A NTIGUA shops + services Quality, Punctuality & Good Prices We Work Countrywide Doors, Closets, Kitchens, Pergolas, Artezones, Garden Furniture, General Carpentry Guaranteed Installation! 7830-6669 5408-7057English (European) style riding on t, well-trained horses Oering accompanied scenic rides & PRIVATE equitation lessons from beginner to intermediate level Intensive courses our speciality Taught by English instructress Boots and helmets provided Livery / Boarding facilities available REVUE le ofrece el costo ms bajo por ejemplar para promocionar su negocio. Coaching on: Managerial Tools and Tasks, Crisis Solution, Marketing, E-Commerce. Consultora en Reingeniera de Procesos y Comunicacinwww.catorcesur.com Tels: (+502) 4211-5653, 7832-5264 References provided. English and Spanish spoken. Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced instruction for Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access and Outlook users. Support for computer users regarding storage, packages use, conguration and internet subjects. Graphic Design: Corporate Image, Websites design, development and hosting; Digital Photography and video editing. Reengineering Processes: Company and system audit, Personnel evaluation and training, Software development or correction (On Controls, Inventory, etc). data@catorcesur.comBusiness Consultancy and Communication Some lines are born quotations, some are made quotations, and some have quotation thrust upon them. Gary Saul Morson The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth. Niels Bohr An apt quotation is as good as an original remark. Proverb A proverb is an ornament to language. Persian Proverb

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54 Smilax is a crucial ingredient in Mayan ethnobotanical recipes, both from Guatemala and Mexico. However, it is notable that, in general, Mayanists know very little about this seemingly bizarre plant. I have studied plants of the Maya since the 1970s, and I must admit I never heard of this plant until four years ago. And for three of those years Smilax was simply one of 400+ plants on my list of Mayan ethnobotanicals. I had no idea what Smilax was used for other than as a avoring for beverages. is year, 2013, courtesy of the help of experienced agronomist Armando Cceres, we found Smilax species at an ethnobotanical in Samayac, Suchitepquez, on the south coast of Guatemala. I then began a study of the plant. During this same six-month period I was also researching colorants for dyeing Mayan cotton, and avorings for beverages other than cacao. Over and over during months of research on plant themes, I kept nding that one or other of the species of Smilax was used in so many ...continued page 60 Dr. Nicholas M. Hellmuth is director of FLAAR Reports (Foundation for Latin American Anthropological Research). Contact: frontdesk@aar.org by Dr. Nicholas M. Hellmuth photo: Armando CaceresSacred Animals and Exotic Tropical Plants SMILAX An ethnobotanical with interesting properties.

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56 in the town of Amatitln. I continued to snap away egged on by the certainty that I was getting some worldclass images of one of natures most dazzlingly sublime shows. Nothing can compare to the glorious power of Mother Nature when she decides to show us her stu. Magal was screaming over the din that we needed to get out of there NOW! Procrastinating, I continued to snap away, hoping to get that perfect shot. Right at nightfall all hell broke loose. Pacaya looked like an immense Roman candle as the lava shot more than one kilometer into the rmament and a deep, ultra-low frequency roar emanated from the trembling ground below our feet. A terrible sound the likes of which I have never heard before or since. Powder-ne incandescent ash rained down upon us and singed the hair on my arms. Magal dashed for the car, threw it into reverse to turn it around, and got it hopelessly stuck in the ash along the side of the road. Our means of escape was gone and in an instant our prospects turned grim. Fear gripped my heart. We were going to have to abandon everything and run for our lives. Just then the last straggler from Caracol careened around the bend, and, seeing our plight, the men rushed to push our car onto the road again. We drove full speed down and down the seemingly endless switchbacks with the ominous eerily orange glow lling the sky behind us. One of my fondest memories is of the cold beers we drank that night marveling at what we had just experienced; almost being carbonized in Pacayas ery maelstrom. February 2000 We were all exhausted after a long day exploring the coast near Retalhuleu searching for undiscovered shamanic temples to document. I noticed an orange glow way o in the distant sky. Was it possible that I was seeing Pacaya erupting nearly 100 kilometers away? ...continued next page Pacaya looked like an immense Roman candle as the lava shot more than one kilometer into the rmament and a deep, ultralow frequency roar emanated from the trembling ground below our feet. PACAYA cont. from page 17

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58 Sure enough, more than an hour later as we left Escuintla we caught an amazing view of the unusual ery display. It was late and we were tired, but I convinced my companions that we should drive up closer. I know a good spot where I got some great photos years ago, I said. Up and up we drove. From the area around San Vicente the view of Pacaya was superb. We continued on toward the lava eld. We expected to meet other volcano watchers up there but the place was abandoned. e eruptions were getting higher and the full moon was out. One of my companions, Joe, wanted to continue to drive around Pacaya. I warned that I had no knowledge of road conditions but he insisted. As we passed through the village of Caracol there was not a person in sight. I warned again that I did not think it was safe to continue. We ended up on the road down to hell! e eruptions were getting stronger and now we were stuck on the south side of the conehistorically the worst place to be, where most of Pacayas victims have lost their lives. It was obvious to me that the slope we were stuck on had been recently blanketed with thick, black ash. e fumes from the volcano were beginning to make me feel woozy. Isnt that river of lava starting to head our way, stuttered another companion, Maya Jean. Joe tried his cell phone praying for a bailout. Dead! He want back up the trail to look for help. e rest of us were getting ready to abandon the vehicle and make our way down the slope the best we could. As fate would have it Joe returned half an hour later with two residents who had not abandoned Caracol. ey told us that there was a way out and proceeded to guide us down a series of gullies and seemingly invisible trails that led to safety. It had been one beautiful, scary, intense night! Ed note: e intention of this article is, in no way, meant to encourage readers to attempt similar feats. PACAYA from previous page

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59 dining ANTIGUA Live Music Every Night Andean Music (Pan Flutes) 7pm: Wed. thru Sun. with Grupo Sol Latino Fabulous Food and Drinks Served in our Beautiful GardenFresh Box Lunches Lunch and Dinner Saln de usos mltiples Banquet Rooms

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60 A NTIGUA dining Daily 7:00am to 9:30pm 4a calle oriente No.12Tel:7832-2578 La Antigua Guatemala dlxpan@gmail.com Fresh Bread & Rolls Daily Whole Wheat, Raisin, Rye, All-Grain, Potato & Onion Banana Bread & Cookies Home-cooked Meals Great Breakfasts Sandwiches & Burgers Soups & Salads Stuffed Potatoes Delicious Pies & Cakes diverse applications. Much to my surprise: Smilax is used as a colorant, to dye cotton. Smilax is used as a substance to pep up your strength. Smilax is used as a substance to get another part of your body strong other than just your arms! (Smilax is a potential way to increase libido). Smilax is used in cosmetics (to treat the skin). So far we have found only the plant, not owering and not yet with its berry-like fruits. It has been reported that one or another species of Smilax grows in the departments of Alta Verapaz, El Petn, Izabal, Solol and Suchitepquez. Now that we understand the role of Smilax root in the daily life of the Maya people, we look forward to nding at least four dierent species. So the search goes on. If you have zarzaparrilla, palo de la vida, sinaca erivn, coculmeca roja, diente de chucho or ua de gato on your nca or have friends who have, please notify us at FrontDesk@FLAAR.org. We would appreciate knowing more precisely where we can go to photograph the diverse native species of Smilax in Guatemala, Belize, Honduras and El Salvador. We are developing a bibliography on Mayan ethnobotanicals on our www.Maya-art-books.org. Our photographic and documentary material is shown on www. maya-ethnobotany.org. Warning: We do not recommend eating, drinking or experimenting with Smilax. Our project is to study historical ethnobotany: what the Maya and Aztec of pre-Columbian Mesoamerica used in their daily lives and in their rituals. We dedicate our sta and initiative to learn, and then to disseminate the results of our studies. But we ourselves do not taste, eat, drink, sni, snort or otherwise imbibe these plants (though obviously I eat maize, beans and squash)!Smilax cont. from page 54

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61 dining ANTIGUA 39 AZUL12:30 3pm / 7 11pmClosed Wed and Sunday Evening6a calle poniente #39 Antigua GuatemalaOne of the few places in town where you really need a reservationAn international restaurant made by Nils RykkenPlease call 7832 1975

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62 Tel: 7832-1784 5a calle poniente No. 8 (Closed on Wed.) Hotel A NTIGUA dining PHOTOGRAPHY, WEB & GRAPHIC DESIGNRUDY GIRONPHOTOGRAPHY A DELICIOUSLY BEWITCHING PHOTOGRAPH CAN DO WONDERS IN BRINGING POTENCIAL CLIENTS TO YOUR BUSINESS AND FOR BRAND RECOGNITION + (502) 4569.4419 www.rudygiron.com photos.rudygiron.com + Looking for easy online access to Revue advertisers? Scan this... ...or check our BUSINESS DIRECTORY at www.REVUE.gt/links/ Congratulations FRIDASon your 18th Anniversary Congratulations FRIDASon your 18th AnniversaryIf you are seeking creative ideas, go out walking. Angels whisper to a man when he goes for a walk. Raymond Inmon 4a calle oriente #28, La Antigua Tel: 7832-9846International Supermarket

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63 dining ANTIGUA A vigorous ve-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world. Paul Dudley White There is nothing like walking to get the feel of a country. A ne landscape is like a piece of music; it must be taken at the right tempo. Even a bicycle goes too fast. Paul Scott Mowrer

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64 e team at Recycled Roots workshopafael del Cid is the owner of Organica, a unique market stocked with organic and natural food, supplements, lactose free products, gluten free products, beauty and personal care, ecological products and much more. When did you open Organica Guatemala? e rst store opened in 2008 in zone 10, Guatemala City. e high demand for our products led us to open four more stores (Carretera a El Salvador, Antigua Guatemala, Ro Dulce and recently in Va Majadas zone 11, Guatemala City). Why buy organic? For example, when we say an animal product is organic, it means it is not given antibiotics or growth hormones, both proven to have toxic eects in the human body. When we talk about other products such as beverages, chips, pasta, rice, sauces or baby food and those products are certied organic, it means they do not contain anything toxic. Brands such as Field Day Organic, Bobs Red Mill, Peter Rabbit, Arrowhead Mills and Steaz among others, avoid the usage of corn syrup, monosodium glutamate, sodium benzoate or any articially produced ingredient. So organic is synonymous with good health, great taste and great value. Can you explain the dierence between food labeled organic or natural? Food can be labeled in three ways: 1) 100% Organic; 2) Organic; and 3) Natural. One hundred percent organic means every ingredient is organic and free of genetically modied organisms (GMOs). Organic means it contains 70 to 95 percent organic ingredients. e natural label only certies there are no articial avors, colors, preservatives or sweeteners but does not indicate anything about the raising and feeding of animals, neither about the cultivation or harvesting of fruits and vegetables. In the United States, organic is the most heavily regulated food system. Are there any regulations in place, here in Guatemala, in regard to labeling a product? ere are no regulations. Anybody can label a product as organic, but in most cases these items are not. However, there are entities such as Mayacert (www.mayacert.com) entitled to certify an item is NOP-USDA Organic (National Organic Program USDA Organic). e NOPUSDA Organic certicate has the exact same quality standards as the USDA Organic certicate. To your knowledge, are there Guatemalan farms using GMOs and why should we avoid GMOs? Yes they are. In fact, Monsanto has two facilities in Guatemala. We should denitely avoid GMOs. ere are several kinds of potential health threats such as allergies, increase of toxins, decrease of nutritional value and antibiotic resistance among others. How does buying organic help the environment? Conventional farming methods slowly destroy soil quality and properties, and pollute water with ...continued page 94 by Shannon McCullough Food for Thought A&Qafael del idwith

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66 5a av. norte #9, La Antigua Tel: 7832-0519 & Calzada Santa Luca Sur #6PASTELERIA Delicious Guatemalan Breakfasts, Coees, and Homemade Cakes Delicious Guatemalan Breakfasts, Coees, and Homemade Cakes juices smoothies wraps soups salads natural supplements and exotic fruits La Antigua: 6a. calle Poniente #26 Guatemala City: 13 calle 2-75, zona 10 A NTIGUA dining Revue Online Business DirectoryHundreds of Guatemalan websites are one click away... Dining, Real Estate, Services, Lodging, Medical, Travel, etc.www.REVUE.gt/links/ To see FULL ME NU S of many of these ne restaurants, check outdegustantigua.com Congratulations CAF SKYon your 10th AnniversaryI still nd each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read and all the friends I want to see. John Burroughs Solution to this months Cruci-Word page 72 10 24 9 19 28 8 22 7 13 6 15 17 21 27 5 4 30 3 23 2 26 1 11 12 14 16 18 20 25 29 D E S P R E N D E N E S T R E N O T A S T E I N S M E P R A C T I C A R E R A L E L S S E T M A L E F I C C E R E Z A P A S A I G O T A I T R A I D E D E C A M P R A E R A N L I AI only went out for a walk and nally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in. John Muir

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68 To appreciate ambre imagine it is the middle of the eighth century. Until this time, All Saints Day was celebrated on May 13 and experts believed that rituals were deeply rooted in a similar pagan celebration, Feast of the Lemures, a day when evil spirits were mollied by Earth-dwellers. Pope Gregory III consecrated a new date (Nov. 1) and rearmed the signicance we pres ently associate with All Souls Day a time to be with loved ones no longer with us. All Souls Day has taken root throughout Central and South America, with similar rituals per formed country to country. On Nov. 1, Dia de los Santos, and Nov. 2, Dia de los Muertos, families and friends come together in cemeteries and gravesites to remember those depart ed. Graves are cleaned and main tained, memorabilia and owers are placed beneath freshly touched-up tombstones, prayers are recited and relatives share memories and anec dotes about loved ones. It is a time for family and it is a time for sharing. Fiambre symbolizes both. ere are several legends told about the creation of ambre. Fami lies tending gravesites would bring foodgenerally something their loved one enjoyedand share a meal together, reigniting the con nection with the departed. And, as Guatemalans are incredibly warm and friendly people, one family shared their dishes with their neigh boring gravesite family, and that family in turn shared with their neighbors you get the idea. Fi nally, all these dishes combined into oneambre! Another version: All the food brought by families to the cemetery was laid out when a big wind came up, swirling it all to gether into a unique dish called ambre! Yet another version: Since families often spent the day at the cemetery, a special dish was created to keep all of the ingredients from spoilingambre! Fiambre is a cold salad. It is typi cally made with an average of 50 in gredients that include pork, chicken, The Traditional Dish of November Adapted from an article rst published in Revue magazine (Nov. 2012) by Natalie Rose. Fiambre! Fiambre! IMAGE BY PHOTOS RUDYGIRON COMIMAGE BY PHOTOS RUDYGIRON COM ...continued page 76

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69 dining ANTIGUA Sometimes I sit up late with my thoughts, reluctant to fall asleep and leave my thoughts alone by themselves. Robert Brault Not being able to sleep is terrible. You have the misery of having partied all night... without the satisfaction. Lynn Johnston Tel: 7832-2767 ~ 6a av. sur #12B-2, La Antigua www.ubisushi.com ~ facebook.com/ubisushi TRY OUR NEW AND DELICIOUS KOREAN DISHES

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70 theres so little sailing or water sports, said Jean. Weve come to the conclusion that its cultural, so we simply have to try to change the culture for at least a few people. Jean and Pierres desire to introduce the love of sailing to Guatemala spawned their Riovela sailing camps. Riovela runs hands-on sailing courses for children age 9 and above, college students, corporate teambuilding activities, or groups of adults who want to learn sail and have fun on the water. Jean and Pierre lead these camps in the Ro Dulce area using the hand-crafted sloops theyve built. We teach people all about sailing so that they can explore this beautiful area, feel comfortable on the water, and make it a lifetime hobby, said Jean. We dont want to produce Olympic-class sailorsthats for Asovela [Guatemalas national sailing association], and they do it well. What we want to do is produce sailors who love sailing. e sailing school uses American Sailing Association materials to teach basic sailing skills. e students receive hands-on experience on sloops, dinghies and 36to 43foot yachts, and study knots, safety and all of the basics needed to sail. Students here learn exactly what they learn at any U.S. academy of the American Sailing Association, said Jean. e camps are an educational experience, a technical experience and an education in how to be safe on the water. A group of 10 boys aged 10-17 from the American International School became the rst crew to complete the one-week Riovela camp in August 2013. e program complemented their classroom learning in English and the sciences, and emphasized taking responsibility, discipline and leadership. On the rst day, children learned to clean and rig the boats, and from that day forward, they were responsible keeping everything in ship shape. Mornings they studied theory in an interactive classroom setting, and in the afternoons they put that theory into practice on the water. An assistant accompanied each crew of four to ve kids in the boats on the rst day, but starting with the second day the kids handled the sloops themselves with the assistants monitoring from motorized ...continued page 76Jean and Pierre, who became friends and business partners through their shared interest in boating, use their workshop to construct sailboats and yachts and replicate replacement boat parts in wood and steel for other boat owners at a much lower cost than factory parts. ey also plan to build 1920s to 1940s era-style varnished wooden runabouts, which Jean says will be as beautiful as anything you see on Lake Tahoe. But their work means far more than simply creating attractive, seaworthy boats. Its about sharing their passion for water sportsparticularly sailingwith the people of Guatemala. Guatemala is anked by two oceans and has these beautiful water systems, like Ro Dulce and lakes like Izabal, Atitln, Amatitln and Ipala. Its baing to me that Craftsmen brush a nal coat of epoxy on an 18-foot sailboat. It takes six to eight weeks to complete each boat to exacting standards.Sailing Away cont. from page 15

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(Feel free to use the dictionarythe main idea here is to learn new words) Translate the Clue to the Opposite Language (Spanish/English) bilingual cruci-word Great Q25 00 Gift IdeaA book of 56 bilingual crossword puzzles and over 1000 quotations from past issues of REVUEAvailable at: 3a avenida sur #4-A, La AntiguaLearn new vocabulary words (English/Spanish) while enjoying the challenge of a crossword puzzle. Flip the book over and read quotes from some of the worlds great and not-so-great movers and shakers. Useful Expressions THANKS TO LANGUAGEREALM.COM fuera de modo / out of style, out of fashion hacer caso / pay attention los pros y las contras / the pros and cons media pila / minimum effort, some effort mientras tanto / meanwhile, in the meantime mostrar tino / show good sense, be right CRUCIGRAMA = CROSSSWORD Puzzle by Michael Hopkins SOLUTION ON PAGE 66 DOWN ACROSS 1. to despise 11. tactics 12. hurtar 13. fue montado 1. they remove; give off 2. debut 3. jarras 4. I will practice 5. estertor 6. extraterrestre (abr) 7. dried cherry 8. yo consegu una... 9. Edecn 10. they will scrape 15. malco 22. lo 23. me, mi 24. he ties 26. elemento #73 (abr) 14. tipo de contador 16. alquiler 17. hoe 18. he saddles 19. in 20. negative 21. epopeya 23. more fatal 25. anesthetic 27. es 28. my 29. no aplicable (abr) 30. steep slope 10 24 9 19 28 8 22 7 13 6 15 17 21 27 5 4 30 3 23 2 26 1 11 12 14 16 18 20 25 29 72

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73 A PLACE WITH HISTORY. First hotel built in Antigua Hotel AuroraAntigua, Guatemala lodging ANTIGUA Just tell em, Lo vi en la revista REVUE REVUE Fun, Free and Informative COMFORT & EL E GAN CE AV. EL DESENGAO (502) 7casadelasfuentes@hotmail.comwww.hotelcasadelasfuentes.com CHIMALTENANGO lodging A woman gave birth at a hospital and the doctor asked, What will you name her? The woman thought and said, I think Ill name her Sarah! The doctor said, Im sorry to inform you miss, but Sarah is not available. But you can try Sarah_2045 or 99_Sarah! Sleeping is no mean art: for its sake one must stay awake all day. Friedrich Nietzsche Life is something that happens when you cant get to sleep. Fran Lebowitz

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74 PET Qs & As by Cynthia Burski, DVMSpitters, Scratchers, & Snappers Answer: First of all, wash the bite wound with soap and water for 30 minutes (some bleeding is good, as contamination, including viruses, is carried out of the body with the blood). Then nd out who is the owner and check on the dog's rabies vaccination and arrange to visit the dog during the next 10 days. A dog who is contagious with rabies at the time of the bite will die in the following 10 days. It is important to see a doctor for antibiotics and a tetanus shot, especially if the wound is deep, dirty or on the face or hands. The doctor will help you make a decision as to whether it is necessary to start rabies vaccines or not. If you can monitor the health of the dog during the next 10 days, and the dog stays healthy and has not run away, then you do not need rabies vaccines. These are the general guidelines to help prevent dog bites: 1. Don't run past a dog. He is inclined to chase and catch. 2. Never disturb a dog that is caring for puppies, eating or sleeping. 3. If a dog comes up to you to sni you, remain still. He will usually go away once he realizes that you are not a threat. 4. If you are uncomfortable around a dog, stay calmdon't yell or scream. If you do say anything, make sure to speak with a calm, rm tone and avoid eye contact, which can provoke confrontation. Stay still until the dog leaves or back away slowly. Don't run away. 5. If you fall down near a potentially aggressive dog, curl yourself into a ball and put your hands over your head and neck, making sure to protect your face. Question: I was out running the other morning and a dog leapt from a doorway and bit me. The dog is usually hanging around that area, but now Im afraid to go back there. Any suggestions? e Beauty of Tradition by Rich PolancoEntry in the Revue Photo Contest, Oct.

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76 dinghies nearby. By the third day, the students were intentionally capsizing their boats to practice emergency rescues and righting the boats. e boats have sealed, hollow and foam-lled compartments to make them unsinkable, but practicing how to handle emergencies alleviates fears and reinforces important practices like making sure no one is caught under the sail. e students practiced man overboard drills regularly on the yacht. ey develop tremendous condence in themselves because they know they can survive at sea, said Jean. When things got a little slow after lunch, Id grab someone and throw him overboard. en the whole group would have to do the drill. e kids loved it! Both boys and girls will participate in the next camp in November, and Jean expects the girls may do even better than the boys. ey pay attention and pick up the skills quickly, he says. And sailing our boats doesnt take much physical force. Beyond the sailing camps, Jean and Pierre envision using the sailboats for expeditions, such as a one-week tour from Guatemala to Belize. is is pure adventure, says Jean. ese are once-in-a-lifetime experiences that people wont forget, ever. ey will talk about it for years to come. Ultimately, Jean and Pierre hope that knowledge of sailing and water safety grows and will oer people new perspectives on Guatemala. Heading down the Ro Dulce on a sailboat in the shade of your bimini at 6-8 knots, you have time to observe the canyon and the river very well, Jean said. People will see Guatemala with totally dierent eyes once they have seen it from the water. Sailing Away cont. from page 70To learn more about Riovela, email pierre.rouville@gmail.com or riodulce2010@gmail.com or phone 5966-4005 (Pierre Turlin) or 5949-4616 (Jean Vayssier). For approximately Q400 per person per day (plus food, lodging and transportation), the students receive hands-on experience on sloops, dinghies, and several 36 to a 43 yachts, and study knots, safety, and all of the basics needed to sail. shrimp, cured meats, cheese, pickled vegetables, onions, pacaya ower (an under-the-sea looking bud that grows on palm trees native to Guatemala) and a dressing made from mustard and vinegar. While there is no one single recipe for ambre, there are several popular categories that serve as guidelines for preparation. Fiambre rojo is made with beets while ambre blanco is without beets. Fiambre verde is vegetarian friendly, while ambre desar mado keeps all of the ingredients separate allowing you to mix and match based on personal taste. While many Latin American countries celebrate Da de Todos los Santos, ambre is unique to Guatemala. More than a food item, it is a symbol of Guatemalan love and community, a melting pot of traditions and locations and methods and people. It symbolizes kin shiprecipes, often specic to an individual family, are handed down generation to generation. It brings all fam ily members together in the kitchen, each expected to contribute to the preparation days in advance by supply ing several ingredients, slicing and pickling vegetables, grilling meats, etc. Fiambre is deeply rooted in the past while constantly adapting with each new generation, like Guatemala itself in many ways. IMAGE BY PHOTOS.RUDYGIRON.COM FIAMBRE cont. from page 68

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79 Tels: (502) 5201-7468, 7832-1020, 7832-0937 1a avenida norte 5-A, La Antigua Guatemala info@hotelpanchoy.com ~ hotelpanchoy.youplanet.com www.hotelpanchoy.com3 blocks from Central Park21 Equipped Rooms by the Day, Week or Month. Cable TV, Safety Box, Mini-Bar. Casa Ovalle Chipilapa, a private and comfortably furnished house just for you!Casa Ovalle Zona 10, a perfect place to stay, close to medical and nancial area of Guatemala City!2a av. norte No. 3 ~ Tel: (502) 7832-3031, www.hotelcasaovalle.com Fully Equipped Luxury Suites at Hotel Room Prices! Tels: 2386-1012, 7832-8259 4a avenida sur No. 30Daily, Monthly and Yearlywww.elmarquesdeantigua.com lodging ANTIGUA El AntaoPosadaA place for you to feel at home.11 Comfortable Rooms w/ replace, private bath, TV. 1 Suite w/ jacuzzi, replace, volcano view.Restaurant, Terrace, Internet, Parking, Special Rates I got in a ght one time with a really big tough guy who said, Im going to mop the oor with your face. I said, Youll be sorry. He said, Oh, yeah? Why? I said, Well, you wont be able to get into the corners very well.

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81 T R AV EL ExpeditionsTravel Agency & Tour OperatorShuttles & Tours throughout GuatemalaWe oer you Shuttle Services, Tourist Information, Free Maps and Tours to: Pacaya Volcano, Panajachel, Chichicastenango, Monterrico, Xela, Tikal and more...Monja Blanca Monja Blanca TRANSPORTES TURSTICOS T OUR OPERA T ORinfo@atitrans.net www.atitrans.net ventas@atitrans.netShuttle Service, Organized Tours, Packages and more...7832-3371, 7831-0184, 7882-4369 6a av. sur #8, La Antigua Departures 7:30 hrs. 14:00 hrs. Arrivals 13:00 hrs. 19:00 hrs. Guatemala to Tapachula Tapachula to Guatemala Departures 6:00 hrs. 11:30 hrs. 23:45 hrs. Arrivals 12:00 hrs. 18:00 hrs. 5:00 hrs. Departure 6:30 hrs. Arrival 11:30 hrs. Departure 4:45 hrs. Arrival 10:00 hrs. Guatemala to San Salvador San Salvador to Guatemala Of. Centrales y boletos: 7a. Ave 19-44, zona 1 Tels. 2232-3661 2220-6018 Fax: (502) 220-4902 www.transgalgosinter.comSERVICIOS ESPECIALES: Renta de buses ltimo modelo, dentro y fuera del pais. Tel 2220-6904 / 2230-5058 C ubriendo conexiones a: EL Norte de Mxico E.E.U.U. Canad Va terrestre con : ADO, Estrella Blanca, Greyhound. Esquipulas, Copn, San Pedro Sula con Rutas Orientales. T R AV EL TEL: Deep Sea Sport Fishing Ro Dulce Excursions also available: call 5691-0360 Catch-and-release Sailsh Full Day, Half Day and by-the-hour Excursions Deep-sea or Coastal Fishing and Ocean Safaris with Team Parlama Charter Services

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86 LAKE ATITLN HOTELFonda del Sol 15 Comfortable Rooms Calle Principal 1-74, Z.2 Tel: 7762-1162 Panajachelh_fondadelsol@yahoo.comFonda del Sol The Best Bed & BreakfastTel: +(502)7762-2255, 7762-1554 Fax: 7762-2247 Ciudad: (502) 2476-4768 ~ Panajachel, Sololwww.ranchograndeinn.com ranchogrande_inn@yahoo.com 3a av. 3-45 Z. 2, Calle Santander, Panajachel Tels: 7762-2915 /17 Fax: 7762-1117 email: necos@itelgua.com Comfortable rooms Cable TV Private bath w/ hot water Parking Laundry Your Hotel in Panajachel on Calle Santander www.hotelutzjay.com utzjay_garcia@yahoo.com 4, 5 or 6 hours per day, 5 days per week We organize a wide range of activities Local Family Homestay available Volunteering opportunities Also, High quality 1-on-1 Online Spanish Lessons Internet access and FREE WIFI Near the corner of Av. de Los Arboles and Callejn Las Armonas Tels: (502) 7762-6056, 5460-8310 Email: info@jabeltinamit.comwww.jabeltinamit.com Eective and fun ways to learn Spanish Tour Lake Atitln for the Day with your guide Alejandro Julajuj Great service at a great price! Daily from La Antigua leaves at 7:30am, returns at 4:30pm Visiting: San Juan, San Pedro and Santiago Tels: 5534-3628, 4845-5398 Email: turismogm@yahoo.comConsciousness: that annoying time between naps. Jim Davis Dawn: When men of reason go to bed. Ambrose Bierce In the heart of the zona viva of Pana 3a av. 0-42, Zona 2 Panajachel Tels: 7762-0544, 7762-0548Luxury Rooms & Apartments with equipped kitchen. Daily, Weekly, Monthly Rates. Los rboles APART-HOTEL

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87 LAKE ATITLN Tels.: 7762-6114 / 15 Calle Monterrey, zona 2, Panajachel, Solol reservaciones@jardinesdellago.com www.jardinesdellago.com Rest and Relax in front of the most beautiful lake in the world Atitln

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88 QUETZALTENANGO RESTAURANT LOUNGE CHINESE CUISINE 18 av. 4-44, Zone 3 Tel/fax: 7767-4396www.shailongxela.com RESTAURANT LOUNGE CHINESE CUISINE 6a calle y 14 av 13-42, zona 1 Quetzaltenango Tels: 5687-3305, 7765-4687 www.hostalcasadonamercedes.com.gtOering comfortable rooms with private and shared bath. Clean, Safe, Good AtmosphereCasa Doa MercedesHostal PBX: 7761-2521, 7761-9439 15 av. y 4a calle Zona 1, C.C. Santa Rita 2do Niv, QuetzaltenangoPasta Wine Cakes and the Best Pizza in Xela! (home delivery service) #1 in New location! 12 av. 3-43 / 3-49 Z.1 (Going up the big hill) Tel: 7761-7900 NORTH SOUTHBOOKSTOREComing Soon: Coffee & Bagels Quetzaltenango Cathedral ( r.f/ffn/) Used Books (Rent or Buy) 8 am to 8 pm Monday to SundayNow: Coee and BagelsNo day is so bad it cant be xed with a nap. Carrie Snow

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89 Belize Barrier Reef and IslandsEnjoy SailingDivingFishing-KayakingSnorkelingRo Dulce / Lago Izabal Lvingston-Waterfalls & morewww.sailing-diving-guatemala.com 105 IZABAL / PUERTO BARRIOS / RO DULCE Ro Dulce, Izabal, Guatemala(502) 7930-5494 (502) 4145-3901 (502) 7930-5495 www.catamaranisland.com hotelcatamaran@gmail.comA day without a nap is like a cupcake without frosting. Terri Guillemets The amount of sleep required by the average person is ve minutes more. Wilson Mizener

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90 las lisas hawaii PACIFIC COAST / LAS LISAS / HAWAIIClimb the mountains and get their good tidings. Natures peace will ow into you as sunshine ows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves. John Muir Above all, do not lose your desire to walk. Every day I walk myself into a state of well-being and walk away from every illness. I have walked myself into my best thoughts, and I know of no thought so burdensome that one cannot walk away from it. Soren Kierkegaard The short sayings of the wise and good men are of great value, like the dust of gold, or the sparks of diamonds. attributed to Tillotson

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92 PACIFIC COAST / M ONTE RICO pezdeoro@intelnett.comReservations: L Elegance Guatemala City Tel: 2368-3684www.pezdeoro.comMonterrico Beach, Taxisco Hotel and Restaurant Tels: 5583-6373, 5489-5056Monterrico PORTOFINOWhippoorwill REVUE Fun, Free and Informative REVUE Fun, Free and Informative Tels: 4221-4639, 7821-3088, 5907-2552 ~ bramishka@yahoo.com casabellamonterrico.com casabellaguatemala.com Hace unos aos, la Asociacin de hoteleros Ola Verde haba llevado a cabo, jornadas veterinaria en el sector playa, en colaboracin con ONG y veterinarios voluntarios, y la idea era de repetirlas peridicamente, con el n de controlar la sobrepoblacin canina y felina; por varias razones eso no se concretiz. Ahora, a lo largo de los aos, impulsados de nueva energa y voluntad de hacer algo para mejorar el destino Monte RicoHawaii, tuvimos la oportunidad de conocer a una ONG Guatemalteca, no muy famosa, de nombre MAYA VET, en la persona del Veterinario Dennys Marroqun. Al contactarlos, se demostraron muy interesados y contentos de ponerse a disposicin en un sector adonde nunca haban venido. Entonces, con el patrocinio de la Asociacion de Hoteleros Ola Verde y la Fundacin Eterna Primavera, se empez el proceso de informacin, permisos, cartas etc. No fue algo fcil, pero al nal logramos. La primera semana de Julio,martes 2 y mircoles 3, charlas en los institutos de Hawaii-Monte Rico; jueves 4 y viernes 5, jornadas veterinarias Hawaii-Monte Rico. Tuvimos todo listo y en orden para concretizar este pequeo proyecto. Nuestro agradecimiento a los Directores de los Institutos de Monte Rico y Hawaii, los cuales nos dieron la oportunidad de ingresar a las escuelas, para hablar y concientizar a los estudiantes, acerca de la problemtica y la responsabilidad que conlleva el tener mascotas. Tambin agradecemos los directores de los Puestos de Salud para utilizar las instalaciones de las aldeas, en las cueles se hicieron GRATUITAMENTE, cirugas (20 perros y 10 gatos), vacunas y desparasitaciones para un total de 100 perros un 20 gatos. Muy felices de lo que logramos, nos quedamos an con la inquietud de poder repetir a corto plazo esta experiencia, la cual fue en varios sentidos muy satisfactoria en colaboracin, participacin y adems nos sentimos muy afortunados de haber conocido a estos voluntarios, los cuales esperamos no nos abandonen en nuestros futuros proyectos. JORNADAS VETERINARIAS EN MONTE RICO/HAWAII Nothing cures insomnia like the realization that its time to get up. David Katsin

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93 PACIFIC COAST / M ONTE RICO Rooms with A/C and fan, 2 pools, gardens, restaurant with a Caribbean touch, beautiful beach.Km. 8 Carretera de Monterrico a Hawai www.hotelhonolulu.com.gt honoluluhotel@gmail.com www.hawaianparadise.com 8 kms after Monterrico Tels: 5361.3011, 5204.9140, 5407.0874 Monte Rico Hawaii Hotel Association Hotel Utz Tzaba www.utz-tzaba.com Tel: 5945-3622 Hotel Dulce y Salado www.dulceysaladoguatemala.com Tel: 4154-0252 Hotel Honolulu honoluluhotel@gmail.com Tel: 4005-0500 Hotel Caf del Sol www.cafe-del-sol.com Tel: 5050-9173 Hotel San Gregorio www.hotelsangregorio.com.gt Tel: 5204-2013 Hotel Casa Bella www.casabellamonterrico.com Tel: 5907-2552 Playa Plana www.playaplana.com Tel: 5417-6860The telephone is a good way to talk to people without having to offer them a drink. Fran Lebowitz Cell phones are the latest invention in rudeness. Terri Guillemets I dont answer the phone. I get the feeling whenever I do that there will be someone on the other end. Fred Couples

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94 cobn petn (after Exxon station take the Tels: 5700-8068, 5201-1255 A special place for your comfort COBN / EL PETN PETN Tels: 4919-1790, 5805-4868Tours to arq. sites Yaxh & Nakum 4x4 vehicle. Tickets for Tikal, Belize, Chetumal & PalenqueHotel y Dormitorio Ecolgico. RestauranteMon ami The Petn department was created by decree of the Guatemalan government on May 8, 1866. Starting in the 1960s the Guatemalan government oered land in Petn to any citizen willing to settle on it and pay a fee of $25. A road was opened up to Flores, although it was unpaved, and the notorious bus trip to Flores was known to take up to 24 hours to travel the 300 miles. Small airports were built at Flores and Tikal, bringing tourists to the region. In the early 1970s a road was opened from Tikal to Belize. The rst paved road in Petn was built in 1982. chemical fertilizers and pesticides. In Guatemala the excessive use of such products has caused severe damage to water sources. On the other hand, organic food is grown using sustainable agricultural methods avoiding unnecessary pollution. Why is organic food here higher in cost and why is it worth the extra money? To produce organic products is more expensive. For example, production of organic vegetables and fruits is lower because of the lack of chemical fertilizers. Plague control has to be more sophisticated because the use of chemical pesticides is not an option. All these factors increase the prices. However, in conventional products, there are hidden costs such as medicines and medical fees that are transferred to consumers. An organic diet helps the body in many ways. e immune system strengthens and all organs work optimally thus preventing disease. In other words, an individual who eats only organic goods will feel better, look better, live better and will hardly ever get sick. When you cannot aord to buy 100% organic food when shopping for groceries, what is the best way to keep chemicals o of you plate? ere are reasonably good quality products in supermarkets. Consumers have to learn to read nutritional facts, again to avoid dangerous ingredients such as monosodium glutamate, sodium benzoate and corn syrup. Rafael del Cid cont. from page 64 The bathtub was invented in 1850 and the telephone in 1875. In other words, if you had been living in 1850, you could have sat in the bathtub for 25 years without having to answer the phone. Bill DeWitt I love quotes because good quotes are vitamins for the brain! Patrick Driessen Proverbs are always platitudes until you have personally experienced the truth of them. Aldous Huxley

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96 marketplaceReach 40,000 readers monthly with your Marketplace Classied. Info: marketplace@REVUE.gt or 7931-4500 REVUE le ofrece el costo ms bajo por ejemplar para promocionar su negocio. SWEETWATER GROUP OF ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS : Meets every Saturday 12 noon & Wed. 12 noon at Hacienda Tijax, Ro Dulce, Izabal. Tels: 5902-7825, 5201-5361. PANAJACHEL CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP: Lake Atitlns English-language church meets Sundays, 9am at member households. Visitors welcome! More info. 7762-1581 (Wayne) CALVARY CHAPEL SERVICES ANTIGUA English/Spanish church meets Sunday at 5pm. See you at the Lu theran Center, 1a av. norte #35, 4 blocks from 4a calle. Everyone is welcome. www.ccantigua.org ST. ALBANS EPISCOPAL CHURCH SERVICE IN ENGLISH Formerly St. Marks. Sundays 12:00 noon. Casa Con vento Concepcin, 4a calle oriente #41. Tel: 23660663. ANNOUNCEMENTS DR. BOCALETTI, Family Practioner, Tropical Disease Diploma: Attention to adults & children, vaccina tions, Spanish, English spoken. Pap smears done by female technician Mon-Fri 3pm-6pm. 3a. av. norte #1, La Antigua (behind the Cathedral). Tel: 7832-4835. CENTRO DE PARTO NATURAL: 15 years of water birth in Guatemala! German midwife attended. Natural birth, routine gynecology, contraception, birth preparation, rst aid, NBAC. Info: 5709-2308, email hannahcdp@gmail.com Guatemala City, house calls in La Antigua. HEALING HANDS THERAPY SPA : Physical therapy, deep tissue massage therapy, full service spa. Owned and operated by US licensed physical therapist. 3a av. norte #20A. Call Micky Morrison for appt. 78321648, 5393-2311. HEALTH SERVICES KEY LEASE FOR RISTORANT E PIZZERIA NAPOLI, several meters from La Antiguas Central Park. Restaurant, hotel & a place to live. 40 years of accreditation. To tally equipped (water, electricity, cable). Tels: 48034607, 5416-1748, doncorleone1983@hotmail.com EMPLOYMENT BLUEBERRIES/ARNDANO AZUL : Organic, super tasty and very healthy. Orgnicos, dulces y muy salu dables. Tels: 7831-5799, 5671-9530. MICROBREWED BEER Brooklyn lager & Brooklyn East India Pale Ale. Deliveries for homes, parties or businesses. Q269/case 5844-6503 FOR SALE INSTRUCTION HORSEBACK R IDING, English Equitation Classes : from beginner to intermediate level. Taught by English instructress. See also ad under Fun Stu Ravenscroft Riding Stables New Tel #: 7830-6669, 5408-7057. MEDITATION COURSE Primordial sound by certied instructor from the Deepak Chopra Center (Calif.). For more info. please call or drop by (mornings only). Tel: 7832-0245, 2a calle oriente #6, ask for Cynthia. Classes in English or Spanish. F LE X/A CTION SCRIPT : Positions available for PRO GRAMMERS (including trainees) staying or living in Antigua. Short and Long Term. See www.veeops. com/jobs or contact hr@veeops.com BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY Would you like to help animals in distress? Follow us: www.facebook.com/ UnidosParaLosAnimales *Vintage RHINESTONE JEWELRY : bracelets, earrings, necklaces and pins. *Red Western-style BOOTS womens size 6/36 (like new!) incl. cotton-quilted boot supports. *Natural-ber LUFFAS PRINTS PAINTINGS BOOKS *Womens BLOUSES & PANTS Quality labels, beautiful fabrics, All sizes XXL-XXXL. Tienda Solidaridad, 3a avenida sur #4-A, Antigua *DAWGGONE GOOD (premium) COFFEE 1-pound bags, Delicious Coee for a Cause! Proceeds sup port Unidos para los Animales, www.facebook. com/unidosparalosanimales RESTAURANT-BAR IN LA ANTIGUA GUATEMALA. Excellent location, papers in order, running for 12 years. Inter ested call 5205-1526. VIDA REAL TV CHURCH : Join us for an experience with God. Sundays: Hotel Casa Santo Domingo, auditorium Los Atrios, 8am and 10am; and Ho tel Intercontinental, 14 calle 2-51, z. 10, 3rd level, 10am, simultaneous translation. Special program for children. TRAVEL COMPANY : w/ 10 years of Central American experience is looking for minimum 2-year-com mitment for the following positions: sales (creative design & pricing of individualized travel for a wide variety of clients), accounts assistant & operations. Requirements: uent English, strong computer skills & be a t with our culture of honesty, sustain ability & innovation. Send detailed CV and cover letter to hr@viaventure.com FINGERPRINT-PASSWORD DOOR LOCKS Adele : Guaran teed t, easy instalation, reversible handle. Metal construction resists breakage and vandalism. Mechanical keys for emergency use. Contact Mul tibusiness Group, S.A. ventas@mbg-sa.com Tels: (502)5204-4260, 4990-2468. AA OPEN MEETINGS IN ENGLISH IN ANTIGUA : Mon. 6-7pm, Discussion. Tues. 6-7pm, Big book. Wed. 12-1pm, Literature study. Thurs. 6-7pm, Steps. All at Doa Luisas restaurant, 2nd oor rear dining room. 4a calle oriente #12. www.antiguaguatema laaa.org FOR SALE: WROUGHT-IRON CEILING LAMP with two match ing SCONCES, Q3,500. Tienda Solidaridad, 3a av. sur #4-A, Antigua CLUB ROTARIO Meets every Wednesday 7pm at Por ta Hotel Antigua (except last Wed. of the month). Call 7832-7600 http://www.rotaryantigua.org/ EX PERIENCE THE C ULTURE OF L OS B ARRILETES G IGAN TES the Giant Kites of Sumpango in this unique community-based tour with master kitemaker Julio Asturias. Go behind the scenes of this magnicent tradition. Oct. 31 Nov. 2 http://www.brightfu tureglobaltours.com/los-barriletes-gigante.html AGRICULTURAL SHADE CLOTH 228m (approx), previ ously used for a buttery enclosure. $125 or best oer. Tel: 7832-8417, Michael. LOT OF 30 MAHOGANY CHAIRS leatherette seat. Q1200. Tel: 7832-0806 (from 10am to 3pm). SEMILLAS DE AMOR, A CHILDRENS HOME IN PARRAMOS is looking for a Bilingual General Administrator to work full time. Interested? 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97 MARKETPLACE Looking for easy online access to Revue advertisers? Scan this... ...or check our BUSINESS DIRECTORY at www.REVUE.gt/links/ Free Tour of our Organic Macadamia Farm! www.exValhalla.com exvalhalla@gmail.com Tels: 5889-4925, 5671-9530, 7831-5799 15 minutes from Antigua Free samples of our macadamia chocolates, and facials with our skincare products. Learn and contribute to our sustainable development project. Ask for our product list, which includes Organic, Tasty and Healthy BLUEBERRIES IMAGE BY PHOTOS.RUDYGIRON.COM FOOD & LODGING ROOMS WITH SHARED BATH AND KITCHEN at CasaSito Volunteers House Antigua, Colonia Candelaria. Price: Q1,000 p/p for 2 weeks, Q1,600/p/p-month for single room, Q1,100/p/p/month for double room, includes internet/wireless and wa ter/coee/tea. All proceeds are used to support CasaSito Associations educa tion program. Info: www.casasito.org or call 5993-1633. GOING TO TIKAL? Stay with us, just 15 min. from park entrance. No.1 on TripAdvi sor El Remate. Hotel & Restaurant La Casa De Don David.com FUN STUFF RAVENSCROFT RIDING STABLES : Tels: 7830-6669, 5408-7057 (English owners) 2a av. sur. #3, San Juan del Obispo (2 miles south of Antigua). English (European) style riding on t, well-trained horses. Accompanied scenic rides & equitation lessons from beginner to intermediate level, intensive courses our speciality. Boots & helmets provided. Please call for reservations & more info. Adventure: Mountain tours, mountain biking, mule riding, canopy tours, paint ball games, birdwatching, coee tour and tasting. Finca Filadela, Tel: 77280800, www.ladela.com.gt SAILING VACATION: Belize Barrier Reef and Islands. Sailing, Diving, Fishing, Kayaking, Snorkeling. Ro Dulce, Lake Izabal, Livingston waterfalls, and more. www.sailing-diving-guatemala.com HI-TECH REPAIR, SUPPORT AND SALE: Digital cameras, iPods, computers, Win dows, Mac, laptops, desktops. Virus problems and upgrades. Enlaces 6a av. norte #1, La Antigua. Tel: 7832-5555. CUSTOM UPHOLSTERY CLEANING From couches to ne rugs, draperies to chairs, we also do mattresses. Free estimates. We dont steam, we extract. Call Pa mela, Tel: 5200-8279 SWORN (LEGAL) TRANSLATOR Professional translation of legal and ordinary documents. Duly registered at the Ministry of Education, U.S. and England Embassies. Contact: po_h@hotmail.com or Phones: 5417-9079, 5693-7475, 2261-0792 CERTIFIED TRANSLATOR IN ANTIGUA Urgent translations. Contact: translationsgt@ gmail.com, Tels: 5630-2405, 7832-5306. Registered in the Ministry of Educa tion and in the U. S. Embassy. TRADUCTOR J URADO EN A NTIGUA : Traducciones juradas y libres. SERVICES IMMIGRATION SERVICES : Jos Caal will do your visa extensions, residencies, stamps from old passports to new one. Anything regarding immigration. Tel: 5518-3128 (oce hours) TOSTADURIA ANTIGUA Pioneers in slow roast coe since 1994. Inventors of natu ral cacao honey bars in 2005, including stingless bee honey bars. Inventors of REAL white chocolate honey bars from Zapotec-Maya Pataxte or Theo broma bicolor. Located corner 6a calle & 7a avenida. BOHEMIA CAF, ANTIGUA Burgers Snacks Salads Sandwiches Milkshakes Conversation Relaxation and Good Vibrations. 6a calle oriente #18

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98 real estate If your business is not worth advertising, then advertise it for sale.publicidad@revuemag.com www.revue.gt PBX: 7931-4500 Ref. Code H224A ne quotation is a diamond on the nger of a man of wit, and a pebble in the hand of a fool. Joseph Roux People will accept your idea more readily if you tell them Benjamin Franklin said it rst. David H. Comins

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100 REAL ESTATE Gated neighborhood, 2 level House, 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, living room, dining room, kitchen, laundry room, service room, jacuzzi, 2-car garage, US 5615-9794HOUSE FOR SALE BY OWNER NEAR LA ANTIGUA HOUSE FOR SALE BY OWNER NEAR LA ANTIGUALAKE ATITLN CIUDAD VIEJA EUROPEAN INVESTORS are looking to acquire land/ property in the Lake Atitln area. Owners or agents please call: 5598-5677. INVERSIONISTAS EUROPEOS buscan terrenos/casa en el rea del Lago de Atit ln. Propietarios o agentes por favor contctenos al telfono: 5598-5677. REAL ESTATE: FOR SALEANTIGUA AREA BEAUTIFUL COLONIAL TOWNHOUSE a few blocks from Central park, 3 bdrm, family room, livrm, dinrm, kit, laundry. Service bdrm, 3 bath. 1-car garage & terrace. US$195,000 ventas1antigua@gmail.com L ARGE AND BEAUTIFUL HOME in Ciudad Vieja, 7 bdrm, wooden oors, 4 1/2 bathrooms, living room, dinning room, kitchen, service area, storage room, large space for parking. Magnicent view to Agua Volcano and wonderful garden with fruit trees. Code: 5208 http://www.teamantigua.com/ Tel. 7832-7600. REAL ESTATE: FOR SALE REAL ESTATE: FOR SALE BEAUTIFUL MOUNTAIN PROPERTY : 65 acres above Antigua with or without excellent buildings. Turn key mission, ecotourism lodge, or agrobusiness. Incredible place! See www.unrefugioenelmundo. com then contact dimichaelelorette@gmail.com for appointment. ANTIGUA AREA Just tell em, Lo vi en la revista REVUEANTIGUA AREA BEAUTIFUL APARTMENTS : 2 bdrm, liv, din, laundry, ful ly-equipped kit, 2 bath, cable TV, Wi-Fi, 24-hour security, cleaning service. 4 blocks from the park. Daily, weekly or monthly. arteceramico12@hotmail. com Tels: 5081-9476, 7832-7141, 5096-6740. BEAUTIFUL FURNISHED TOWNHOUSE : Very exclu sive area, 2 bdrm w/bath, hot water, liv/din, fully equipped kit, cable TV, internet, family livrm, re place, terrace, laundry, garage. Tels: 5578-4739, 5910-2615, 7832-7036. LAS GOLONDRINAS APARTMENTS : Antigua G., bed rooms: cable TV, private hot showers; apartments with complete kitchen, Wi-Fi. Dierent sizes-dif ferent prices. Daniel Ramrez Ros. Tels: 7832-3343, 5713-6429 drrios@intelnet.net.gt www.lasgolon drinasapts.com REAL ESTATE: FOR RENT REAL ESTATE: FOR RENT BEAUTIFUL APARTMENT : Exclusive & secure area, qui et. Fully-furnished, 2 bdrm, liv, replace, kitchen, garden, bath/hot water. Surrounded by trees. A special place! Info: 7934-6258, 5208-6202. ANTIGUA AREA ANTIGUA AREA SAN LUCAS GUATEMALA CITY RO DULCE I NE X PENSIVE R OOMS :15 min. walk to Central Park. 3 bedrooms, fully-equipped kitchen, shared bath room w/hot shower, cleaning 2x/week & WiFi. $80/ week, $170/month 4966-6386 maria.westfried@ yahoo.com /espaol 5007-8181. REAL ESTATE: FOR RENT ATRACTIVE 3-BDRM, 2 BATHRM-HOME + SEPARATE INDE PENDENT APARTMENT sold by owner. In San Pedro El Alto. Gated community. Very quiet & secure. Love ly gardens. Wi-Fi, cable, door opener. $249,000. Tels: 5335-3518, 7832-2139. HOUSE FOR SALE (Q2,400,000) or RENT (Q3,000/mo). After Cerro de la Cruz (6km), above El Hato. 3 bdrm, 1.5 baths, kitchen, livrm, dinrm. Terrace, elevator. Beautiful view of 3 volcanoes. Call 4566-0891, shaw4realty@hotmail.com NEW HOUSE IN RESIDENTIAL 15 mins from Antigua. 2 bdrms, kitchen, dinrm/livrm, bathrm, patio, cov ered parking for 1 car. NUEVA CASA EN RESIDENCIAL a 15 mins de La Antigua. 2 habitaciones, cocina, sala/ comedor, bao, patio, parqueo bajo techo para 1 vehculo. Tel 4116-7221. FARM IN ANTIGUA urban zone, ideal condo. LOT IN COSTA LINDA, km 80. Puerto Quetzal w/pool. BIG HOUSES AVENIDA REFORMA & Z 16 Guatemala City.English 4265-1178, Spanish 5868-8884. 3 HOUSES FOR SALE next to the main square. They in clude 2 big commercial spaces. Only potential buy ers need to inquire. All 3 properties need to be sold as one US$7,500,000. Terrace & beautiful view from Antigua & volcanoes. Price & payment negotiable. Write to: antiguaguatemalarealtors@gmail.comANTIGUA AREA HOUSE FOR RENT IN RIO DULCE Excellent location. 3 Comfortable Rooms, Cable TV, Internet, and all amenities. It includes a boat with motor. US$900.riodulcebob@yahoo.com HOME AWAY FROM HOME Temporary rentals spacious furnished apartments, residential area = Better than a hotel = ALL AMENITIES @ AFFORDABLE PRICES: linen, cable TV, Internet, fully equipped kitchen, washer/dryer. Meals $4, home delivery, maid service; walking distance from supermarket, banks, hotels, shops next door. Fitness/heated pool. Pics upon request. T: 4111-0604. FULLY EQ UIPPED HOUSE S AN L UCAS : 20 min from Cen tral Park Antigua. FOR RENT OR SALE condomini um, security 24hrs, private garden, 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, kitchen, dining room, laundry. Tel: 5296-8554 email: prosperidadsa@yahoo.com COZY APARTMENT : Livrm, dinrm, kit, 1 lg bdrm, bath. Internet, cable. Access to washer & dryer. Garden. No pets. Tel: 5501-1101 (Ana). F ULLY E Q UIPPED APARTMENT IN S AN P EDRO EL P AN ORAMA 4 bdrm w/closet, 1 bath, livrm, dinrm, kitchen, laundry. Terrace, beautiful view. US$425. Tel: 5776-4790 (Spanish) STUDIO APARTMENT, NEW! In Residencial San Pedro El Alto, for 2 persons, beautiful view, secure & safe area, furnished. Water, light, tel, cable, wi-. Ga rage, garden. Bus easy access. Short terms, 1 mo. max. fe4922@yahoo.com 5534-1362, 7837-0198. BEAUTIFUL APARTMENT Conveniently located in ac cess controlled complex, 3 bdrm, large closets, 2 bath, liv/din, fully equipped kit, hot water, washer & dryer ready. Cable, internet, access & other ser vices inlcd. Furn. $500/mo; unfurn. $425/mo. Tels. 7832-5390, 3007-9259, 4216-8176. Houses for Rent in Antigua: C UTE CONDO WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE TO CENTRAL PARK 3 bdrm, 2 bath, laundry room. Nicely furnished, range & re frigerator. Pool, security. Call 4514-9083. FULLY E Q UIPPED 2 AND 1 BEDROOM living room, dining room, kitchen,bathroom with hot water, replace, cable TV. In a safe and pleasant environ ment. For a single or a couple. Q2100 & Q1100. Tel: 5938-2299, 4214-1600. Good sayings are like pearls strung together. Chinese Proverb

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101 REAL ESTATE Your Real Estate Team in Antigua Home, Business, Property Management, Carpentry, Gardening and Handyman Services.Calle del Espritu Santo #37A, La Antigua www.teamantigua.com At all events, the next best thing to being witty ones self, is to be able to quote anothers wit. Christian Nestell Bovee I swim across a sea of quotes, splashing in the words and riding the waves of wisdom. Terri Guillemets

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102 as buying equipment. All that costs money. Her mind now rmly grasping the true scope of the rescue project, Terry decided to board the horse at Ravenscroft Riding Stables. I realized I was so inexperienced that Rosie would hurt me and itd be my fault, Terry said. Rosie needed intensive rehabilitation and Fred and Paula were able to provide that. Shes grateful she knows the Haywoods, who have more than 40 years of experience working with horses, including 31 in the riding stable business. e Haywoods have rehabilitated and retrained most of the horses theyve acquired, turning them into reliable mounts, including one ex-racehorse that previously required six men to bridle. Terry said shed wake up at 2 a.m., worrying about the huge rehabilitation project that she had just taken on. Could she follow through with her commitment? Where would the money come from? But in a moment of clarity she remembered what happened to her while rescuing cats and dogs. If Im committed and working from the heart, in some way help would appear and it would all be okay. At seeing Rosie for the rst time, stable owner Paula felt utterly dismayed at observing the extremely emaciated mare with a roach back, a conformation defect in which the horses spinal column arches upward rather than downward. Rosie had 17 open wounds and white hair grown over former injuries. Extremely undernourished, Rosie weighed in at 650 pounds. Her head appeared too big for her body, she had a ewe neck (an extremely thin and underdeveloped neck giving an upside down appearance). But the needed physical rehabilitation was easy compared to the horses deeper emotional woundsRosie was afraid of people. She was behaving viciously, biting and kicking because shed been abused, said Paula. I had a huge green, black, orange, and purple bruise to prove it. A new cross-tie area had to be built for the safety of the handlers. Rosie had to be bribed with bananas so her eyes and nostrils could be cleaned. Fred got kicked three times, and that doesnt include the times Rosie missed him. Also, Rosie didnt know anything about carrying a rider, her new work that started within several months after arriving at Ravenscroft. She wanted to take o all the time. She Rosie, when she rst arrived at her new homeextremely underweight and covered with open wounds from her previous jobs of hauling wood and carriages. prime muscled condition.Rescuing Rosie cont. from page 19

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103 didnt understand a thing about control. One hundred times I had to stop her from running o, just in one twohour ride, said Fred. It tries your patience, believe me! He says that quiet handling, persistence, and patience are keys in retraining. Both he and Paula develop horses who become willing partners in riding for pleasure. Rosie got what she needed at Ravenscroftquiet, consistent handling and round-the-clock care, with no days o. e stables policy of patience, persistence, and respect for the horse instead of the violent and often cruel Ill show them who is boss approach has paid o. Rosie now allows her ears and nostrils to be touched during grooming minus the crossties, and she doesnt kick as much. A soft answer turns away wrath! You do something nice to them and then they think it is okay, said Paula. Eating the best hay available, horse concentrate, boiled linseed and banana-carrot-apple and sweet potato treats, Rosie gained 150 pounds in four months. She suered a setback in November when she had to ght a bout of colic, a sometimes fatal impaction of the intestines. A vet was called in, who in the process of examining Rosie declared her (erroneously) to be pregnant. Terry again was staying awake at 2 a.m. Not another mouth to feed! Rosie always had a big belly since we got her, so she could have been pregnant, but now that seems just how she is, said Paula. She recovered from the colic and we never had any trouble since. Paula is surprised by the little wood-carrying work mares talent and how quickly she has caught on. Rosie is now used and available for riding lessons and trail rides, and she can jump small obstacles. When we let her loose, she oats about like a champion, said Paula adding, she has a very bold, forward going attitude and will go anywhere and do anything we ask of her, without resistance. Terry is surprised too. I really thought I was going to change Rosies life, but she actually has changed mine, far more than what I would have expected. Terry, who didnt initially take on the project with the intention of learning to ride, started taking private lessons with Paula and recently bought a new bridle, saddle pad, and a y bonnet for Rosie, all to match her chestnut color. She takes me to another world. I feel like Rosie and I are dancing together. Terry says shes organized her life so she has more time to be with Rosie. e totally transformed Rosie is now up to her ideal weight of 800 pounds. All abscesses are healed, hoofs maintained, and shes in prime muscled working condition. e kicking and biting has subsided, and shes accepting the human touch. Shes responded beautifully, and given her history, thats miraculous, said Terry. Would she do another horse rescue? Terry explains that despite the reward of seeing a horse thrive, due to the nancial commitment and time involved, Rosie is her one and only. She says would-be rescuers need to be committed to the animal for the rest of its life, especially in the case of horses, where a sale is often the beginning of a downward spiral. If the would-be rescuer is not a horse expert, he or she needs to be willing to pay for experienced people to do the rehab. But those with funds can have a rewarding experience. Terry concluded, I accomplished what I wanted to accomplish. I love to be with her. at shes no longer suering, thats the bottom line, and not only that, shes prospering. Rosie along with other Ravenscroft horses are available for trail rides and private English riding lessons. There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man. Winston Churchill

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105 Actualmente se encuentran mi les de perros abandonados y perdidos en las calles, aguan tando hambre, sed, enferme dades y las inclemencias del tiempo. Lo lamentable es que en un alto porcentaje, han sido abandonados por sus dueos o sencillamente los echaron a la calle. Ac tos infames y crueles, todos sabemos que los animales domsticos y en especial las mascotas necesitan de los seres humanos para sobrevivir. Existen adems otras formas de crueldad y de mal trato hacia los perros, por ejemplo: mantenerlos encadenados o en espacios ridculamente reducidos. La privacin de libertad equivale a una tortura permanente. Ellos no pueden expresar lo que sienten, pero el encade namiento o el enjaulamiento les provoca sufrimientos fsicos y emocionales, les cambia el carcter y se tornan amarga dos y agresivos. Otros, dejan a sus perros en las te rrazas de las casas, sin siquiera un techo para protegerlos del sol y de la lluvia. Ese exilio les causa adems sentimientos de tristeza y depresin porque ellos son gregarios por naturaleza y les gusta estar cerca de sus amos como una sombra. Mal trato es tambin, no curarlos cuando se enferman. La mayora de veces no es por falta de recursos econ micos sino por inconsciencia, falta de compasin y de amor, por una tacae ra ofensiva o por conceptos primitivos de que son animales, creyendo quizs de que no sienten. Muchos no se preocupan siquiera por brindarles una alimentacin ade cuada. Lo que hacen es tirarles una cuantas tortillas o panes, pero estos no contienen los nutrientes esenciales. Una mala alimentacin debilita sus defensas y los predisponen. A distintas enfermedades, incluyendo el llamado jiote o sarna. Tampoco les dan agua, o lo hacen solo cuando se recuerdan sin comprender que el agua limpia debe de ponrseles todos los das en forma ja. Otros, juegan con las sentimientos de los animales, los adquieren y despus fcilmente se libran de ellos al darse cuenta que no era lo que deseaban o que no tienen el tiempo de cuidarles correctamente. No se salvan tampoco los que lucran con su dolor, se dedican a reproducirlos para venderlos como mercancas, sin importarles su destino. El error ms comn es que dejan irresponsablemente que tengan descen dientes, al no evitarlo en el periodo de celo, mucho menos esperar que paguen operaciones de esterilizacin, y en el peor de los casos, se empean en bus carles parejas. En un pas como el nues tro, en donde existe una marcada sobre poblacin de animales y gran parte de ellos sufren por las calles, tener grandes camadas de descendientes implica un problema social y una gran dicultad para encontrarles hogar. Lo ms seguro es que al regalarlos, la mayora llegan a manos de gente inconsciente e inculta que les van a dar malos tratos y nal mente terminan en la calle. Es este un tema para reexionar, aprendemos a amar a nuestras mascotas. APRENDAMOS A DARLE BUEN TRATO A LOS ANIMALES APRENDAMOS A DARLE BUEN TRATO A LOS ANIMALES IMAGE BY PHOTOS.RUDYGIRON.COM

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106 advertiser index38 38 79 79 77 75 79 79 73 71 73 73 77 11 73 73 73 75 79 79 86 83 87 86 86 86 86 87 86 85 93 92 92 92 91 90 93 91 93 92 90 92 93 92 94 94 94 94 89 89 89 89 88LODGINGGUATEMALA CITY Hotel Antao ............................................. Novo Hostal ............................................... ANTIGUA All Suites El Marqus ............................... Casa Familia Ovalle .................................. Casa San Lazaro ........................................ El Mesn de Mara .................................... Hostal San Nicols .................................... Hostel La Sin Ventura ............................... Hotel Aurora .............................................. Hotel Camino Real .................................... Hotel Casa de las Fuentes ....................... Hotel Casa del Parque ............................. Hotel El Carmen ........................................ Hotel Howard Johnson ........................... 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ANTIGUA Chocomuseo ................................................. Galera Museo Centro de Arte Popular ... La Antigua Galera de Arte ........................ 31 109 49 33 48 51 78 52 52 48 49 49 48 53 49 49 49 49 39 97 33 33 33 33 37 31 51 47 25 49 62 13 3 50 49 50 44 1 47 88 25 25 25 25 25 27 40 43 39 41 9 43 43 41 48 39 40 42 40 40 42 43 40 39 41 41 41 48 101 101 101 98 101 99 98 98 99 100 25 27 47 80 101 81 51 88 86 80 81 80 5 2 89 81 81 108 45 50 97 86 EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE Tourist Police (Antigua): 7832-4131 Fire Dept: 7832-0234Guatemala City Tourist Assistance: 1500 (24-hour)Police: 120 Fire: 122 and 123

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Marigold owers are scat tered everywhere this month, along the road ways, in the corn elds, sold in the markets, and decorating family tombs in every cemetery in prepa ration for All Saints Day. With our invierno rainy season easing, marigolds are in full bloom! Nurseries up North call them Mexican marigolds, which seems unfair as theyre native to Guatemala and Chiapas, the southern Mexican state that was once part of Guatemala. Some Mexican farmers grow many acres of marigolds, however, dry ing and grinding the little gold en-yellow petals to ship north to large egg producers. Added to chicken feed, marigold our makes the hens egg yolk the rich color that many shoppers prefer. Here, pericn marigold, is wild but valued for several uses. Its a pleasant, anise-avored tea and a rich yellow dye for textiles. Flow ers are dried and burned as in cense and insect repellant. Fresh or dried leaves are used as a tarra gon substitute for avoring soups, sauces, and stews. And every medicinal-plant vendor recommends marigold leaves and blossoms as cures for several ailments. Ancients claimed the mari gold was linked to the rains god Tlaloc, and said it had psychotro pic eect. Last year pharmaceuti cal researchers in Indianapolis tested marigold stems, owers, and leaves and found chemicals in the plant inhibited the growth of staph, e-Coli, and candida bacteria. Medicinal or not, marigolds taste good, smell of licorice, and are lovely to see dotting the grasses and hillsides this season. Get out your oil paints, slather on blue skies with white clouds, green grasses with brown corn stalks, then scatter lots of yellow points of marigold in our Octo ber landscape. SENSUOUS GUATEMALA by Ken VerondaMarigold

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