While travelling in Central America in early 2012, I passed through regions inhabited by Mayas. Since the notorious end of the world proclaimed for the 21st of December 2012 was coming up, I was curious to find out what the Mayans still living today think of it.
This date marks the end of the Mayan calendar. The common joke has been that the Mayans probably just ran out of paper and were smirking about the idea that someone will be freaked out by that one day. As with a few ends of the world in the last few decades, nothing exciting happened. Once again. But what do the Mayans have to say about all this? Continue reading