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The horse race at the All Saints Day celebration in the town of Todos Santos Cuchumatán, Guatemala, finds many lively participants. Dressed in special holiday clothing for the All Saints Day celebration, a mob of men on horseback race back and forth down the main road into town between throngs of onlookers, stopping at each end of the course to take a pull of hard liquor before galloping at a breakneck pace to the other end. This exciting diversion goes on for hours as new riders enter the festivities and other riders fall off or just drunkenly give up. (Supporting image from the project Hungry Planet: What the World Eats.)

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The horse race at the All Saints Day celebration in the town of Todos Santos Cuchumatán, Guatemala, finds many lively participants. Dressed in special holiday clothing for the All Saints Day celebration, a mob of men on horseback race back and forth down the main road into town between throngs of onlookers, stopping at each end of the course to take a pull of hard liquor before galloping at a breakneck pace to the other end. This exciting diversion goes on for hours as new riders enter the festivities and other riders fall off or just drunkenly give up. (Supporting image from the project Hungry Planet: What the World Eats.)