We arrived an entire big date trailing to my sunday getaway to Panajachel, but I however reached spend time with my a beneficial friend and you will other PCV, Megan.
Whereas in a beneficial monochronic society, schedules is actually sacred, inside the polychronic Guatemala, due dates are mere approximations. Many people arrive half an hour so you can one hour immediately after inception big date, and if they are doing show up “punctually,” it have this new expectation that they’ll end up being waiting for a amount of your energy when you’re every person trickles in. As opposed to delivery beforehand time, extremely incidents commence if individual powering all of them decides he otherwise the woman is happy to initiate. Also, the new polychronic style that “is later is basically to-be later” such as for example it’s no big deal will be noticed in this new Guatemalan faith that it’s through for a person to announce their visibility to everyone about area when he comes late (aka in the event the folks has already started) having good “Buenos dias” or a good “Aceptables tardes” to identify the team plus one or two handshakes when the he feels as though it. PROSEGUI LA LETTURA »