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Holy Week Alfombra Detail: Part 2

My post Holy Week Alfombra Detail: Part 1 was just a taster of the thousands of alfombras created during Semana Santa (Holy Week) in Antigua, Guatemala. As so many intricate details grabbed my attention, I had to break them down into separate posts.

12 responses

  1. These pictures are very beautiful and interesting. I must say: congratulations, very good!

    April 30, 2012 at 12:05 pm

    • Thank you Bente. These alfombras really are incredible! I must take a look at your latest posts. I especially love your reindeer photos!

      April 30, 2012 at 12:27 pm

  2. Reblogged this on thirdeyemom and commented:
    Yet another masterpiece by Lucy!

    April 30, 2012 at 12:37 pm

    • Thank you Nicole!!! I can’t put into words how grateful I am!

      April 30, 2012 at 12:41 pm

      • I am grateful meeting you! 🙂

        April 30, 2012 at 2:07 pm

      • And likewise!!!

        April 30, 2012 at 2:14 pm

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  4. Oh my! I’ve seen Nicole’s photos of alfombras, and I was amazed! But only after taking a look at your last two posts when I realized that I merely scratched the surface! Those alfombras have completely blown me away! Truly beautiful and amazing!

    May 1, 2012 at 5:23 am

    • Thanks Bama, they truly are works of art and need to be seen to be believed! I´d recommend anyone to experience one Semana Santa here in Antigua! It´s incredible as there is so much going on but my favorite part are the alfombras. Check out my other posts on Semana Santa if you haven´t already although I will be posting more new ones.

      May 1, 2012 at 7:55 am

  5. Beautiful carpets, too bad they get destroyed afterwards!

    May 2, 2012 at 1:18 pm

    • I know but maybe that’s part of their beauty. They’re there for just an instant to be replaced by another creation later and no-one seems to be sad about it!

      May 2, 2012 at 2:31 pm

  6. Pingback: Holy Week in Antigua – A Close up of Alfombra Making | loca4motion

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