Learning Spanish in Guatemala
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Learning Spanish in Guatemala

Learning Spanish in Guatemala

Liam learns to spin cotton during a weekend outing at a women’s weaving cooperative in San Juan.

 (Katie Quirk)
Katie Quirk and her sons, Liam and Reid, walk through the famous Santa Catalina Arch in the colonial city of Antigua.
Katie Quirk and her sons, Liam and Reid, walk through the famous Santa Catalina Arch in the colonial city of Antigua.  (Tim Waring )
Learning Spanish in Guatemala

Liam heads out to play street soccer after a morning of Spanish lessons.

 (Katie Quirk)
Katie Quirk and her children enjoy a short hike between the Lake Atitlan villages of Santa Cruz and Jaibalito.
Katie Quirk and her children enjoy a short hike between the Lake Atitlan villages of Santa Cruz and Jaibalito.  (Katie Quirk )
Liam Waring plays pick-up street soccer with neighborhood kids after a morning of Spanish lessons.
Liam Waring plays pick-up street soccer with neighborhood kids after a morning of Spanish lessons.  (Katie Quirk )
Learning Spanish in Guatemala

As part of a Spanish lesson, Liam and Reid made kites and flew them from their language school’s rooftop.

 (Katie Quirk)
Learning Spanish in Guatemala

A fisherman returns with his catch on Lake Atitlan. Visitors often ply these same waters by kayak.

 (Katie Quirk)
Learning Spanish in Guatemala

Reid plays soccer with his father’s Spanish teacher, Nicotu, at the Cooperativa Spanish School.

 (Katie Quirk)
Learning Spanish in Guatemala

Katie Quirk and Reid walk the streets of San Pedro alongside local Tz’utujil Maya people.

 (Tim Waring)
Learning Spanish in Guatemala

Indigenous women carry receptacles with water from the Atitlan lake in 2005.

 (Orlando Sierra / AFP/Getty Images)
Learning Spanish in Guatemala

A man on horse cart crosses the street in Antigua.

 (Johan Ordonez / AFP/Getty Images)
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