Young friends of ours! Precious smiles.
Too big to get off the ground kite, estimated 60 ft. tall.
Chorizo - one of my favorite sources for FAT GRAMS
Awaiting the call to stand this kite - or it takes a village!
The three in front are the smart ones... RUN in case the guys pulling on the ropes behind drop the ball - I mean kite
Tie it off
There was an abundance of little graves. One of the reasons why Vine International is here in Guatemala. The ministries we serve often make a rapid change in infant mortality in the villages they serve
Twine for the kite - seriously
Bracing for the large kites. Some of these supports are almost as big as my calf.
Kite in the 16-20 ft diameter - ready for launch. Get out of the way when the crowd starts to cheer
We are from southern Appalachia - think Bluegrass Jam... except it is Mayan. The harp doubles as half the drum corp!
Houston...We have liftoff!