Lent Vistas — Alfombras

The processional carpets not only provide beautiful ephemeral art to the eye, often, they also give us the aromas of Lent and the Holy Week with pine needles, corozo palms, flowers and fruits. Of course, the original purpose of the alfombras procesionales, as we call them in Spanish, is as …

Lent Vistas — Dolorosas

Lent and Holy Week are an equal opportunity events where everyone gets a chance to participate and carry the floats. Hermanas cargadoras, …

Metal crafts artisan at work

Have I mentioned that there are hundreds of artisans living and working out the villages of Antigua Guatemala. I know in the …