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Holy Week Elements: Tren de Aseo

As I walked the streets of the Antigua Guatemala villages I noticed the neighbours sweeping aways the carpets from Palm Sunday since …

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Guatemalan Portrait: La Abuelita

We finish this first leg of the Guatemalan Portrait with a picture of the typical Guatemalan grandmother. In Guatemala is one of …

Guatemalan Portrait: Gypsy Woman

One important aspect of the Guatemalan Portrait series is to show the rainbow of people that Guatemalans can be, although many only …

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Portrait of the Colonial Crier

Here’s your Spanish word of the day: Pregonero Basically, a pregonero is a crier. Here we see the leader of the pregoneros …

Color Palette: Blue

It’s been a while since I updated the color palette category and since there are so many house now with new paint …

Guatemalan Food: Jocón

Jocón is basically a Guatemalan tomatillo-cilantro sauce; although we use the word miltomate instead. We also have another word for cilantro in …

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Roof repairs before the rains

During the dry season Antigua Guatemala goes through a lot repairs and paint jobs. In my opinion, the paint jobs are to …

Guatemalan Food: Salpicón

Salpicón is a meat salad; that is right I said meat salad. It is made of minced beef, onion, tomato, mint, chile, …