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Día del Ejército Holiday






Mañana martes es día del ejército. No sé que nuevo nombre tiene ahora esta “celebración” luego de los acuerdos de Paz. Como …




Three Generations






Resistance through culture; culture through textiles; textiles as heritage; heritage as identity; identity as resistance. What do you think?




Gravilea Trees Wallpaper






As mentioned before the Gravilea trees are planted next to coffee bushes to provide the necessary shade for the coffee plants. Once …




A Room with a View






The view above of Volcán de Agua is from our studio’s window and balcony. I said before, in many listings for rent …




Old Lock Revisited






If you want to win this photo as a post card and receive it via regular Guatemalan postal mail system at your …




Wooden Angels, Archangels and Saints






We continue with the repetition theme. The Guatemalan Catholic iconography is rich in colors and shapes, like everything else in Guatemala. In …




Architectonic Details: Arches






Same as yesterday’s photo, we repeat the repetition theme, but even more so today. Can you tell me what elements repeat in …




Architectonic Details: Beams






Last time I talked about repetition, repetition, repetition, I mentioned that capturing repetition was very desirable in photography. Well, photographing repetition is …




Portrait of a Painter at Work






Last Saturday, while having lunch with Eric, one of the loyal readers of AntiguaDailyPhoto.Com, at the restaurant without a name where you …




Father’s Day at the Park






On June 17th is celebrated Father’s Day in Guatemala. On my lunch break I headed for La Antigua Guatemala’s Parque Central to …




Colorful Guatemala






Colorful Guatemala, I tell you, colorful Guatemala! Si ni los mismos guatemaltecos logramos entender la complejidad cultural en la que vivimos… —Ale …




Color Palette: Yellow and Blue






Here’s another addition to the color palette category. Also, this is second version of the Show Me The Moon from Antigua Guatemala. …




Enjoying the Dry Sunsets






Even during the rainy season quite often you can enjoy a dry sunset in the company of your loved one. I wonder …




Jardín Antigüeño: Geranios






Geranio is the Guatemalan name for Geranium, which is also known in Spanish as Pelargonio. Geranios or Pelargonios can be found with …




Jardín Antigüeño: Julias






Julias are flowers that blossom all year long. Julias scientific name is Salvias spendens and normally can be found dress in salmon, …




Jardín Antigüeño: Nazareno






Throughout the archives of AntiguaDailyPhoto.com you can find many of the plants and flowers available in and around the Antigua Guatemala gardens. …




Tomatoes, Basil and Cheese






Costa, entregado al placer de comer, filosofaba acerca de Dios. Decía que su existencia quedaba comprobada en el sublime sabor del ajo, …




Having Lunch by The Garden






As more houses of La Antigua Guatemala are turned into business, the old architectonic spaces are converted for new uses. Here for …




Chirimilla Flute and Drums from Guatemala






How can simple instruments and uncomplicated and repetitive sounds create a profound, hauntingly, bewitching and fascinating musical experience? How can Guatemalans explain …




Guateflora: Orejas de Elefante






These mammoth green leaves are known as Quequeshque or Orejas de Elefante, Elephant Ears, in Guatemala because of its gigantic size. The …




Theme Day: Feet






Once again AntiguaDailyPhoto.Com will be participating in the Theme Day of the City Daily Photo community, over 500 cities around the globe. …