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Guatemalan Adoptions






I was lucky to capture this couple and their new baby just taking a rest and enjoying the beautiful light and atmosphere …




Guatemalan Cowboy Kid






Okay, enough of guns and cowboys. I leave you with an interesting portrait a little cowboy kid. Children always represent the hope …




The Naked Gun






Too bad this photo is not about a comedy movie. It is the reality of Guatemala; which it seems to drowning under …




Men with Guns






It was in 1998 that I got to see Men with Guns, thanks to a pair of tickets I received from KPFK, …




WI-FI Around Antigua Guatemala






La Antigua Guatemala, despite its name (Old Guatemala City) and its architecture, is a modern city with cutting-edge technologies like Wireless Internet …




Banking on the Banks






There is a war going on between CitiBank and HSBC Bank over the control of the Central American money. Recently, these two …




Posadas in La Antigua Guatemala






Catholics in the American Continent celebrate many of the same religious events and traditions on the same days, more or less, but …




An Old Guatemalan Cowboy






I captured this image on a show about horses in San Miguel Escobar, a little village just outside La Antigua Guatemala. In …




Making Tortillas in Guatemala






Yesterday I mentioned that the traditional baked-clay comales are disappearing in Guatemala in favor of the metal comal; heated through gas. All …




Comal Selling In Antigua






No, we aren’t talking about Comal County around the San Antonio area in Texas (Click the link to visit San Antonio Daily …




Antigua Guatemala Map






On August 3rd, I have said that La Antigua Guatemala is a very small town (about 10×10 block grid), but there is …




Cycling the dogs






On August 12th, the entry about The Dance of the Giants, I mentioned that on the weekends Calle del Arco, Antigua’s most …




Antigua’s Cathedral at Sunset






The quality of the light has been fabulous. I feel the urge to re-shoot almost all the buildings, houses, churches and ruins …




Old Guatemalan Folks






Here is a slice of a frozen moment and life on a Sunday morning right after mass. This image could illustrate a …




McGyver and his Campesino Float






For the celebrations of the Virgin of the Immaculate Conception on December 8th, many towns have float parades. In this photo, we …




Fair Food






With the season’s celebrations comes the ever-present traditional fair food. Here we have a shot of Guatemalan mole and buñuelos in the …




Fire in the sky






The best time of the year to visit La Antigua Guatemala, or Central America for the matter, is now. The months of …




Strolls in Parque Central






El Parque Central (Central Park click the link to see all the previous photos related to the park) is one of the …




Sunday stroll with the family






You may remember this red wall from the Pick your color #1 entry. These are some of adjectives our visitors use for …




Jamtigua 2006 for all






Jamtigua is a music festival, now in its second year. Jamtigua is the merging of the words Jam and Antigua and the …