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Alto, Read All Signs






Some businesses just feel the need to have a sign hanging for every one of their services. 🙁




Getting Ready for Day of Dead






As you can see in the picture above, most flower shops are working really hard to have a large inventory of flower …




Preparing the Flowers for the Dead






By moving from one section of the mercado to another, we find that las floristerí­as (flower shops) are preparing the flower arrangements …




The Jocotes de Corona Wallpaper






Here’s yet another gift for those Guatemalans living abroad, the jocotes de corona wallpaper that you can download from here at 1200×900 …




Guatemalan Market Fruit Stand






WANTED: Blenders are needed to process all the tropical fruits in the market stand above into licuados, smoothies and milkshakes. Experience is …




La Casa de las Mixtas Sign






I really like the naí¯f aspects of this sign. I like how the composition is trying very hard to include all the …




Luz y Echar Agua Signs






Don’t you ever say I don’t take you deep into the most obscure holes of La Antigua Guatemala in search of the …




Spanish-tile Roof Pattern






We, graphic designers, are a weird bunch. We like thinks like patterns, textures, colors, signs, letter shapes, shapes, you name it; if …




Guatemalan T-Shirts for Sale






I caught this sampler of Guatemalan t-shirt motifs. I am glad to see new ideas being stamped onto t-shirts. By the way, …




Guatemalan Women Are Moving!






I am happy to report that slowly but surely Guatemalan women are moving into all the positions they deserve. Two good friends …




A Penny for Your Thoughts






Wow, my kid does look with the sousaphone; I am glad he’s not a piano or guitar player like everyone else; he’s …




Sousaphone Player Thinking






Or why didn’t my parents had me take classes of piano, guitar or saxophone? Something more sexier and less heavy, come on …




Jailed Sousaphone






The more I see things through the camera lens, the more I realize how little I know and how ignorant I am. …




Indigenous Guatemalan Pants






If you only browse the Indigenous category you will find 58 photos and hundreds more if you browse all 901 consecutive days …