The traditional indigenous costume of Guatemala called traje is really very colorful dress in the America. Guatemala people are spread over many parts of the world but they do not keep on following their native dress. Still within the Guatemala local people remains on wearing their traditional costume proudly. These people speak specific or language Maya traje. In Guatemala there are nearly 12 different villages with 21 languages. So, the people of highland Maya are clearly identified by their charming and decorated costumes.
Costume of Nebaj Town
The women of Nebaj town wear the most remarkable costume in Guatemala. Their traditional wear is red skirt and a woven belt called “faja”. The skirt has two yellow stripes on both sides. The blouse is decorated with heavy embroidery. The women of Nebaj wrap their complete hairs skillfully with a colorful woven cloth hair dress. The men wear an open jacket called “chaqueta” and a hat made of palm straw along with western-style pants.
Costume of Santiago Atitlan Town
As the town of Santiago is located near lake so the main task and source of income of the Santiago people is fishing, boating, gathering reeds, and other activities related to the lake. Relative to their work men of Santiago wear short pants with a yellow hat made of palm straw. Their women wear a blouse of white cloth embroidered with multi colored figures of animals, birds and flowers. However, mainly purple-striped are made.
Costume of Aguacatan Town
The women of Aguacatan town wear the most beautiful headdress among the clothing of women’s in many Highland Maya towns. The head wrap is made up of a 2-3 inch wide cloth heavily embroidery with brocaded designs, and at the end there is a large fringe. Read the full story
Santiago is not only the capital of Chile, but it is also the largest city of Chile. The consistent economic development of Chile has changed Santiago into one of the most contemporary city areas of Latin America. Santiago has really shown tremendous development with wide ranging growth of its suburbs and also its inhabitants. Santiago can also boast of having large number of shopping malls, sky rocketed buildings and striking architecture.
Santiago has even attracted transnational corporations to make it their regional nerve centre. It is also financial hub of the country. Santiago has an assorted international culture.
Santiago Used as a Gateway
For many years before the magnanimous development in the Santiago, the visitors and tourists classified Santiago as an entrance to reach the other places, such as Atacama Desert (It is the desert with very unique characteristics that it never experience rain) and Patagonia (It is situated both in Chile and Argentina). However, the things have changed now and Santiago is not used solely for this purpose. In fact, now Santiago is considered to be one of the most electrifying cities of South America. It is a contemporary capital of Chile which has multiple attractions for tourists.
Santiago Location and its Beautiful Museum
Undoubtedly, Santiago is one of the most striking places that one can think of at the end of gigantic Andes Mountains. Santiago has also turned into a trendy city with many of the stylish restaurants, elegant hotels, art galleries and fresh cultural hubs. Besides this, Santiago also has excellent museums like Museo de Moda. It can surely be considered as one of the top of line stylish museums across the globe.
Other Tourists Attractions
The rapidly increasing vicinities within the close proximity, like Bellavista flourish with large number of restaurants and bars are another attraction for travelers.
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