Welcome to Mennonite Country © Rudy Giron

Welcome to Mennonite Country

Yes, Guatemala is becoming a magnet destination for all kinds of religious groups. I believe this is the second time I spotlight …

The Shoe-shine Transaction © Rudy Giron

The Shoe-shine Transaction

Here’s one of my tips from the street photography walks: Anticipate your photos. In other words, visualize your picture before it becomes …

The Buñuelo Transaction © Rudy Giron

The Buñuelo Transaction

As I mentioned yesterday, Cuaresma [Lent] has street food that is sold at the booths outside the church where the velación, vigil, …

Lent Vistas: The incense burner © Rudy Giron

Lent Vistas: The incense burner

And just like that we have arrived to the fifth Sunday of Lent… in other words, the world-famous Semana Santa in Antigua …

I'm a journalist, don't shoot © Rudy Giron

I’m a journalist, don’t shoot

Today while leading a photo walk around Antigua Guatemala we encounter a group of journalists demanding safety and security from the authorities …

© Mayan Foot Loom by Rudy Giron

Mayan Foot Loom

The Casa Museo del Tejido Antiguo also has on display several antique and manual looms, such as the hand loom, the back …

© Museo Casa del Tejido Antiguo by Rudy Giron

Museo Casa del Tejido Antiguo

If you would like to learn more about the Mayan weaving of Guatemala, make sure you visit Museo Casa del Tejido Antiguo …

© Antigua Guatemala Colors: Yellow by Rudy Giron

Antigua Guatemala Colors: Yellow

We continue the Antigua Color Series with yellow wall, Amarillo La Merced, to be precise, as backdrop for this interaction between a …

Antigua Guatemala Colors: Red

Did you guys know that there is an official color palette for Antigua Guatemala? The official color palette has 12 colors, I …