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Only in LAG: Drying Dinner






When you go to Héctor’s restaurant you are surely getting the freshest al dente fettucini pasta in La Antigua Guatemala. I chose …




Alforja Sign






Beautiful, simple and elegant sign made with six ceramic tiles. Now, I wish I knew what they do or sell at Alforja. …




Resistance is Futile






Pollo Campero is Guatemala’s most successful transnational company. With its tender, juicy and crunchy fried chicken, Campero has done what other Central …




The Gatekeeper






Sometimes the ride from Guate city (la capital) to LAG takes a bit longer than expected and then there is not enough …




Zapatero a tu zapato






Believe it or not, in La Antigua Guatemala people still take their shoes for repairs, quite often extending the life of shoes …




Lichas Are Rambutan






A few days ago Susanita was asking herself about rambutan and loquats tropical fruits. Rambutan, or licha as it is known in …




Sidewalk Recovery Plan






If you have been following the AntiguaDailyPhoto for a while, you might remember the La Antigua Guatemala Without Barriers project, or La …




New Street Sweepers in Antigua






The classic image of the old man with his “chiribisco” broom sweeping parks and streets of La Antigua Guatemala is vanishing. The …




Antigua’s Arcos de Amor






Without the letter “A” Without you we won’t even have sadness To lament. Without you, no longing till death Or even weeping …




Posada El Antaño Sign






We continue feeding the sign category with a sign made from ceramic tiles. There are over 106 sign entries thus far. You …




Gran Courtyards of Espacioce!






The entire property of Espacioce! or the Centro de Cooperación de la Formación Española is impressive. Yet, many never venture beyond the …




Craving Corn: Elote






One of the things I look forward to most when venturing out on a little jaunt outside of La Antigua is elote. …




Colorful Guatemalan Kite Decorations






Colorful Guatemala, I tell you! It is quite common for businesses to decorate with colorful Guatemalan kites during October and November. Above, …




Colorful Fiambre Chapín






Guatemala is such a colorful country; everything from flora to textiles, from architecture to food is saturated with the richest rainbow. If …