The best time of the year to visit La Antigua Guatemala, or Central America for the matter, is now. The months of November through February are the coolest—in some places even as low as under 0Â° C/32Â° F (and even Canadians complain)—; there is no rain or very little downfall; there are all kinds cultural and traditional activities and celebrations; and the light is the best.
Here you can see the sunset on Saturday 18th at the Volcán de Agua (Water volcano photos) in the background, as well as Guatemala’s ever-present beer company. As the frame, I am using one of ‘s metal sculptures made from recycled metal scraps. Here is a link to check by Pancho Burga., with
Very Interesting Reading:
Thanks to El Blog Diablógico I learned that , BoingBoing co-editor has been trekking through Guatemala and posting her impressions on her online travel log. Not often are we so lucky to have a professional writer, journalist and blogger publish a detail-rich travelog about Guatemala and her coverage of recent events, including an earthquake. After reading a dozen or so entries on her journal, I just come to realize that my attempts at documenting life in Antigua Guatemala are at best childish and plain basic. If you really interested in getting a feeling for what is like to live in Guatemala, I recommend that you read her travel reports. I leave you with a small sampling of her recent entries:
- Guatemala: Menchú forms indigenous political party
- Guatemala: veladoras (video clip)
- Guatemala: snapshot studies in Petén
- Guatemala: Medical aid for Mayan communities near Lake Atitlán
- Guatemala: Film – Killer’s Paradise
- Guatemala: Film – Estrellas de la Línea
- Guatemala: some headlines in news here this week
- Guatemala: thousands of women protest wave of “femicides”
- Guatemala: 15 die in marketplace fire
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