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El Carmen Handicrafts Market






Visiting the El Carmen ruins folkart market is among the top things people do on the weekends and holidays in La Antigua …




Flowers Are Us






Believe it or not, in La Antigua Guatemala we have flowers in our gardens year around. We also are lucky to have …




Lent’s First Sunday Procession






Sunday was such a great day in La Antigua Guatemala; nice weather conditions and a wonderful atmosphere all around town with people …




The Procession Season Is Officially Open






This entry should be called “ephemerides updates” because there several events that happened this week. On Tuesday, kids everywhere celebrated carnaval, carnival, …




What are they guarding?






Let’s know your guesses in the comments or stay tune for an upcoming entry with the answer. 😉




Moon lit cupolas






This is a follow up image to Luna de Antigua to ease you up at the start of a new week. I …




Municipal Clinic and Pharmacy






Here’s a typical vista of a municipal clinic and pharmacy found in La Antigua Guatemala villages. Can you guess the name of …




Guarding The Coke






Guatemala is a gun-crazy country. Everywhere you look there are men with guns. There are even signs forbidding to carry the naked …




The Young Maya and Technology






On January 4, 2010, in the comments posted under Digital life in Antigua Guatemala, Braaad wondered aloud: “I can’t wait till smartphones …




A Motorized Boost for Bicyclists






Reading the New York Times Sunday supplement that comes with Prensa Libre, I learnt about a revolution is taken place without making …




Guatemalan Town Fair Pizza






We get a lot of things from our neighbors from the big white north like remittances, retired chicken buses, junk cars, and …




Church of La Merced Revisited






The last time I showed you La Merced church from this perspective I forgot to include this vertical shot, which has a …




Luna de Antigua






Anyway, in my never ending quest of bringing you the contrast of the ‘Old’ Guatemala versus the ‘New’ Guatemala, I share with you two new versions of Luna de Xelajú. The first rendition of Luna de Xelajú is by Malacates Trebol Shop. The second version of Luna de Xelajú is performed by the group Abracadabra. Next, you will find the lyrics for Luna de Xelajú in Spanish and English right below. Last but not least, you can watch and hear the Marimba of Bellas Artes performed Luna de Xelajú. Enjoy!







Theme Day: Wood or Holly Wood






As almost every first of the month, AntiguaDailyPhoto is joining the City Daily Photo community in the orchestrated global effort to show …