A plantation worker extracts the juice of the agave cactus in Zempoala.
A plantation worker extracts the juice of the agave cactus for its pulque, on a plantation in Zempoala, Mexico, January 15, 2005. In Aztec times, pulque was the highly esteemed drink of the elders, priests and warriors, a nectar that according to myth oozed from the 400 breasts of the goddess Mayahuel. PICTURE TAKEN JANUARY 15. TO GO WITH FEATURE MEXICO PULQUE REUTERS/Daniel Aguilar DA/SV Also see image: GF2E45T120801