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Mikveh, clothes and shoes; the abandoned compound of the 'Lev Tahor' sect in Guatemala (photo essay)

For many months, the Guatemalan compound of the Lev Tahor cult has been lying abandoned. Ever since members of the sect containing several hundred people, including men, women and children, fled the country, the compound has been left empty, with nary a soul in sight.

Over the last few months, as the sect has been migrating across Europe in an attempt to find a country that will allow them to settle, only three members of Lev Tahor have stayed behind in their Guatemalan compound. In a small home at the end of the complex is a room in which the three members sit.

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