In 2012 when the Mayan apocalypse predictions spread over the Internet, New Age spiritualists said Sirince, close to the supposed place of assumption for the Virgin Mary would escape the doomed future.
Citing positive earth energy as the reason, approximately 60,000 people descended on the village with high hopes of living another day.
Booking into the few hotels, to hold silent vigils, locals businesses were astounded with the sudden interest. Of course, we now know, the Mayans got it wrong, or someone misinterpreted their text, and the disastrous event is yet to happen. Either way, bemused locals enjoy the divine status given to it by the New-Age movement.