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    Life goes on despite 'Mayan Apocalypse'

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    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.
    Some say the 5000-year-old Mayan civilization is entering a new era.

    So what do the Mayan people think themselves? Al Jazeera's David Mercer visited a Guatemalan highland village to find out.