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Guatemalan Cuisine: Pepián






The easiest way to get authentic traditional Guatemalan cuisine is to get a daily menu special at your local diner. For instance, …




Horseback Riding Through Town






Whenever you come across people riding horses or donkeys over the cobblestone streets of La Antigua Guatemala you feel like you are …




A Weekend At the Ruins With the Family






Many Guatemalan families take advantage of the peaceful and tranquil atmosphere surrounding the church, convent and monastery ruins around La Antigua Guatemala …




Gas Tanks are Ugly Too






This is what Guatemalans think of when you utter Tanques de gas (gas tanks); it doesn’t cross their mind the fuel tank …




Those darn electrical wires…






… are ugly for sure. I agree with everyone that commented that Guatemala would so much nicer and beautiful if all the …




Fake Door on Sidewall






I don’t get it, why would anyone would go through the hassle of building a fake door, then painting it to look …




Don Chobe Acuario Sign






Acuario is the Spanish word for aquarium and Don Chobe is the only shop in La Antigua Guatemala that caters exclusively to …




Hotel Posada San Vicente Sign






It’s amazing how creative are the sign makers around La Antigua Guatemala. A quick glance at the Signs category can show the …




Jocotenango’s Cathedral






Those darn electrical wires! There they are again… getting in the way. ¡Son tan metiches! —MO I agree, but what can I …




Nispero Tree in the Garden






I’m amazed by the abundance and variety of fruit in Guatemala. My chapí­n friends lament the relatively poor selection here, and miss …




Guatemalan Cuisine: Fiambre






How can we go by Dí­a de todos los santos (All Saints’ Day) and Dí­a de los fieles difuntos (All Souls’ Day) …




Habemus New President!






Even the grounds gave us good signs! The rest is history… and hope of a better future. 🙂 This time, I will …




The Kite Runner






Those of you, who have followed the daily updates of La Antigua Guatemala Daily Photo for a while, would know already how …




Reuniting the Living with the Dead






Ignacio Ochoa has published a recent article about the history of kite making in Santiago Sacatepéquez under the name of Messenges in …