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Even the Windows Wear Violet






Back in March 6th I showed to you the entry doorway of Hotel Santo Domingo (Holy Sunday, by the way) with violet …




Why do We Love Our Land?!






We don’t love our land because of its great size and power, because of its weakness or tiny size, because of its …




Malo Mori Quam Foedari






No, they are not Ku Klux Klan as you might be inclined to believe at first glance. They are cucuruchos which is …




Name All the Tropical Fruits






One of the things I like best about La Antigua Guatemala is its location. One hour or less from Guatemala City and …




Saturday for Lunch






Sometimes there is no better lunch than a great book. Now I am having Saturday from Ian McEwan for lunch. The prologue …




Inside a Bicycle Repair Shop






I have posted many photos of bicycles in and around Antigua Guatemala and I even said that bicycles are among the most-widely …




Stain Glass Señor or Mister






Even simple details like the marker for the men’s bathroom is done with style in many places around Antigua Guatemala. Here you …




Guatemalan Textiles at La Fuente






On the weekends the center garden around the fountain in La Fuente strip mall and restaurant is carpeted by Guatemalan textiles on …




Tuk Tuk Meeting






Is it motorcycle or automobile? The meeting of the tuk tuk drivers and the police was to define the tuk tuk as …