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Guard at Calle del Arco






Even though Guatemala’s Independence is celebrated on September 15th and the days prior to that date, in reality Guatemala’s independence is observe …




Guatemalan Cuisine: Amarillo






This Guatemalan stew takes its name from its yellow-orangy color. Amarillo is the Spanish word for yellow; those living in Texas probably …




Guatemalan Cuisine: Rabo Guisado






Okay, get your Guatemalan notebook handy, we’re about to learn a few Guatemalan words and concepts. Rabo Guisado translate roughly as ox …




Guatemalan Cuisine: Tacos






Tacos is yet another word shared by the Guatemalan and Mexican gastronomy. If you’re accustomed to Mexican dishes, you have to be …




Obama in Antigua Guatemala






Maybe we will get it right this election. —The Brunscheon, Oregon We hope so. —The rest of the world Well, as some …




Guatemalan Independence Day Bunting






As the Guatemalan Independence Day approaches, one begins to see all the bunting in windows and doorways around Antigua Guatemala. Since Jeff …




Old Window Cage






Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. That’s certainly the case for the window above. This is not everybody’s cup of …




The Show Must Go On!






Sorry for being absent the last few days. I do have the photos for the missing days and I will be updating …




Jumping Kids Show






What better way to promote physical activity than to put kids to jump to their hearts’ content.