it might look messy, but I swear
it’s a safe place to rest.
Arin ‘Egoraptor’ Hanson pole dancing
Introducing…THE SPACE BIRD NERD
Mayan Influences on current Guatemalan Culture
Whilst looking into Guatemala’s prominent mayan history i wanted to see what influences current day Guatemala still had from this pretty much extinct culture.
there is a clear contrast between the poor mayan villages in the rural highlands, and the urban and relatively wealthy Mestizos population. (combination of european and native american)
They are very small and colourful dolls that a person (usually a child) who cannot sleep due to worrying cab express their worries to and then place it under their pillow before going to sleep. According to folk law, the doll is thought to worry in the person place, thereby permitting the person to sleep peacefully.
They are known for their brightly coloured yarn-based textiles, which are woven into capes, skirts, shirts, blouses and dresses. each village has its own distinctive pattern, making it possible to distinguish a persons home town.
my parents used to buy me worry dolls when i was a child to help me
i’ve figured out that horror games with grotesque monsters and spooky environments are -9000 scary if you pretend you’re steve irwin on a mission to document the monster(s)
"Lookie there. That’s a six-foot grunt from the basement. A’hm gonna wrassle it."
This is how I get thru a lot of scary environments without getting scared, it really works.
guy: psstt! look at me while you suck. i wanna see those eyes
girl: *looks up*