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Guatemalan Cuisine: Hilachas

Hilachas (shredded beef) is yet another staple of the Guatemalan Cuisine. Hilachas is basically a red curry with shredded beef and potatoes. …

Lines

It’s so easy to take interesting photographs around La Antigua Guatemala; you just have to walk with your eyes wide open. For …

Lines and Shadows

This warm light was the dry season. Although, I am sure we can get similar sunsets during the rainy season, I don’t …

Photographing the Quinceañera

Yesterday, I mentioned that La Antigua Guatemala’s Central Park is often used as stage for many free cultural and artistic events. Well, …

FICCUA VI: Music from Panama

La Antigua Guatemala’s Central Park is the most often used stage around town for free culture events. In this particular case, the …

Mayan Ceramic Pot

I am worry that with technology we are turning a personal history into ephemeral instants. See the early Maya wrote their history, …

Guatemalan Jade in Mayan Art

See everything is a matter of perspectives and that’s the whole truthiness and nothing but the truthiness (thanks Manolo for the new …

The Webs We Weave

Too bad MO does not come by here anymore. He would definitely appreciate a photo like today’s; full of power lines. If …

Shoe-shining at Calle del Arco

Shoe-shinning is quite inexpensive in La Antigua Guatemala, about Q2/US$0.25 so there is no reason not to have one’s shoes shinning and …

El Arco de Santa Catalina

To finish the miniseries on The Arch of Santa Catalina, here it is the actual arch with white stucco and classic Antigüeño …

Corner at Calle del Arco

Oh how I wish I could capture in images the feelings, the energy and the tranquil atmosphere one gets while strolling around …

Arch-framed Volcán de Agua

Yesterday’s shot of the Arch of Santa Catalina was taken from the South looking towards the North, with the main dome of …

The Arch of Santa Catalina

Somehow, I manage to do everything backwards, on purpose, or not. See El Arco de Santa Catalina is the most famous landmark …

Guatemalan Cuisine: Revolcado

Thanks to Michele and Eddie, two loyal readers of AntiguaDailyPhoto.Com, I actually came to La Antigua Guatemala during the Holy Week. We …

Visit The Time Tunnel

In my quest to bring to you ‘new’ vistas of the same ‘old’ places around La Antigua Guatemala, I present to you …

Holy Week: The Crowds

Oh yes, I had also forgotten to mention the superabundant crowds that you will find in La Antigua Guatemala during the Holy …

Holy Week: Processions

It doesn’t matter if the processions in the villages and communities around La Antigua Guatemala are more authentic, more kitsch and with …

Holy Week: The Photographers

click, click, click, click click click, clicks, click. See, if it does NOT matter how much effort I put into documenting the …

Holy Week: The Float’s Pilot

Interestingly enough, Erick was commenting yesterday how impressive was to see the massive float make a U-turn as he was watching the …

Holy Week Precessional Music

The Holy Week in Guatemala is a full five senses overwhelming experience. As you follow the processions all five senses are bombarded …

Holy Week: Women’s Float

You normally see men carrying the big heavy processional floats or andas as they are known in Guatemalan Spanish. You can browse …

Holy Week Processional Carpets

Some people have traveled the world over just to be present for the world-famous Holy Week in La Antigua Guatemala. Some people …

Peak-a-boo!

Peak-a-boo! Boy, today was for sure a good day to be on a tree since the land kept on shaking all day …

Follow Up to Façade Facelift

Since I showed you, just the other day, how the façade of house from La Antigua Guatemala was being repaired and painted …