Guatemalan Candies: Turrón

Here’s your Guatemalan Spanish Word of the Day: turrón or meringue is the Guatemalan word for well-beaten egg whites and sugar. In …

Fountains as Decoration Pieces

The other day while scouting for new locations for the Artistic Photo Sessions I now offer, I came across a large garden …

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Army Day Holiday in Guatemala

Today is observed the Día del Ejército (Army Day holiday) in Guatemala, and tomorrow’s the Día del empleado bancario (Guatemalan Banker’s holiday); …

Maximón and Mishito

Here’s your Guatemalan Spanish word of the day: Mishito or kitty or gatito in plain Spanish. Now, the effigy next to the …

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We’re Hombres de Maíz

As I have mentioned before, it is impossible to think of the Guatemalan, Mexican and Mesoamerican diet without maize. From the Popul …