As if being there isn’t reward enough, capturing a private moment for a more introspective image always is. To say nothing of the many memories made indelible by photographs, with the discovery of the unnoticed details emerging later, upon review. Young girls lock arms to rehearse a dance; a small boy runs into the frame unseen.
There, in the photographs above, is El Convento de San Miguel Arcángel de Maní, along the Convent Route in Mexico’s Yucatán peninsula. It’s a remarkable 16th century Franciscan compound, built on the backs of some 6,000 Mayan laborers, atop their demolished pyramid. ♣
See more photographs from my Mission Mexico gallery HERE.