With the new administration at La Antigua Guatemala’s City Hall, there have come new regulations and orderliness on the streets of this colonial town. Well, they are trying; I am not sure the Antigüeños are ready to change their 500-year-old ways, you know.
The little tile embedded on the sidewalk depicting a motorcycle is there to mark the motorcycle parking areas, along with a painted white stripe. The painted red stripe means no parking (well, it’s a suggestion according to drivers around Antigua). The unpainted sidewalks are vehicle parking areas. If you travel back in time to June 24th, 2007 you can find a tiny blue-and-white tile marking even sidewalks under the La Antigua Guatemala Without Barriers project.
Behind the Scenes Aside: Okay, a little over sharing for you or let’s just call it behind the scenes. The story behind the last three pictures is that while I was taking a photo of the motorcycle parking area tile above, I raised my head and saw and old man watching an approaching young tourist with shorts and sandals. A quick hand movement allowed me to capture the passing story line. You’re my accomplices now; you know.
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