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Pascual Abaj, Chichicastenango

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  • Easy to walk up when it's not wet. The view is beautiful at the top. You can see the cemetery in all its colourful splendour. There wasn't a ceremony going on when we were there but it is very interes...  more »
  • This was our second visit to the Pascual Abaj. Through the Pascual Abaj Museum we arranged for a spiritual leader to conduct a traditional Mayan ceremony for us. Through the explanation of each step o...  more »
  • Pascual Abaj is an important local shrine. The hike up there is a bit steep, but short. If you go early enough (6am-ish), you can witness ceremonies.  more »
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  • I am not a superstitious person but I could feel something up on that hill that was different - very spiritual. I left before nightfall - somewhat spooky for me, and I have lived and survived in austere and contested places before. Go with a friend!
  • Short hike, lots of fresh air
  • Definitely worth the short walk from Chichi
  • It is the single best place old
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  • The altar is placed in a beautiful mountain in Chichicastenango.
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