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The bubble maker

The bubble maker, originally uploaded by rudygiron. The people need to survive which way they can. Here you see a woman making …

Charly Garcí­a in Antigua

Charly Garcí­a in Antigua, originally uploaded by rudygiron. PLEASE NOTE: this site has a new address, would you please update your links …

Wireless knife sharpener

Unplugged knife sharpening, originally uploaded by rudygiron. Antigua is a modern city with cutting-edge technologies like wireless internet, satellite television, direct tv, …

Exotic flowers for exotic Lu!

Exotic flowers for exotic Lu!, originally uploaded by rudygiron. The slogan of this blog says that Antigua has flower farms, but I …

Mac and Windows in Antigua

Mac and Windows in Antigua, originally uploaded by rudygiron. Something ‘light’ for the weekend. I know I am really stretching it with …

Panaderas’ arch in Antigua

Panadera’s arch, originally uploaded by rudygiron. On the west side of the Central Park in Antigua you can find the Portal de …

Antigua’s color palette: red

Antigua’s red, originally uploaded by rudygiron. The restaurant La Fonda de la Calle Real is another of Antigua’s landmarks. You can find …

Antigua’s color palette: green

Antigua’s green corner, originally uploaded by rudygiron. This corner has appeared in two previous photos: the street lamp on Antigua’s rush hour …

Antigua’s color palette: zapote

Wood Window works, originally uploaded by rudygiron. The wall’s zapote color takes its name from the fruit Mammea americana, known here as …

Antigua’s color palette: yellow

The Antigua’s color palette only accepts about 12 colors. Here you see the antigüeño yellow. This week’s photos will be about the …

Palo de Izote tree

Palo de Izote is a relative of the Yucca Tree. It is present in almost all gardens and fences here and everywhere …

Rush hour in Antigua

On the weekends the traffic in Antigua quadruples. Here, it might not seem like much. But, if you consider that Antigua is …

Antigua’s electric wires

Antigua’s electric-wire web, originally uploaded by rudygiron. Spiders are not the only animal that creates webs: humans do too, and all different …

Lock, stock & a two-leaf door

lock and stock, originally uploaded by rudygiron. The side entrance to the garden of Hotel Porta Antigua is guarded by this very …

Entrance to the Popenoe House

Entrance to the Popenoe House, originally uploaded by rudygiron. This is the entrance to the Popenoe House, a colonial mansion restored by …

Look, I am watching you

Look, I am watching you, originally uploaded by rudygiron. A young Antiguan lady was watching me as I took the photo that …

San José el Viejo ruins in Antigua

There are many ruins in Antigua, most of them, are churches, convents and monasteries. San José el Viejo ruins is pictured here. This photo was taken half a block from the previous entry and about two minutes later.

Best coffee in the world

Best coffee in the world, originally uploaded by rudygiron. We produce the best coffee in the world: coffee from Antigua. I said …

Fruits and jelly stand

Here is another fruit stand in Antigua’s market. Most vegetable and fruits stands are owned by Guatemala’s indigenous people. The mayority of …

Antigua’s market vegetable stand

Veggies and Lucky, originally uploaded by rudygiron. Antigua’s market days are Monday, Thursday and Saturday. Although, you can go to the market …

Arch and fountain of El Jaulón

Arch and fountain of Jaulón, originally uploaded by rudygiron. Okay, here is another fine example of a building restoration. Most buildings in …

Antigüeños demand safety

Antigüeños demand safety, originally uploaded by rudygiron. Many businesses and Antigüeños demanded safety from the city and province government today. There has …

Antigua’s NGOs capital of the world

Veggie Oil Bus, originally uploaded by rudygiron. For being such a small city, Antigua has more non-governmental organizations (NGOs, thanks anonymous) based …