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Life Goes On Despite ‘Mayan Apocalypse’ Hype

Thousands of tourists are flocking to Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula to be part of the so-called “Mayan Apocalypse.”

Many of them believe the world is coming to an end this Friday, when a major cycle of the Mayan calendar ends. However, some say the 5,000-year-old Mayan civilization is entering a new era.

So what do the Maya think? Al Jazeera visits a Guatemalan highland village to find out.