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Inside El Calvario Church

I have been accused by some close friends of never showing the inside of churches in AntiguaDailyPhoto. Okay, they might be partially …

Animals Have Rights Too…

I have developed a deep respect for animals. I consider them fellow living creatures with certain rights that should not be violated …

Squeezing A Corner

Today’s photo and Colonial Church Ruins Within My Fingers were the result of fortunate accident. Let me explain. I was playing around …

Colonial Búcaro Fountain

One or more búcaro fountains are found along a patio or corridor away from the main fountain normally found in the center …

Colonial Corridor

Historically, colonial corridors have always been long and wide, and have always faced out onto a central patio, garden or fountain. Often …

Antigua Colonial Patio

What better way to enjoy a Sunday morning than to bring a freshly brewed cup of the best coffee in the world …

Antigua Colonial Niche

This has to be one of the more elaborate niches I have seen around Antigua Guatemala, except for the niches on the …

Plaza A La Paz

Plaza a la Paz or Peace Plaza was designed and built in July 1986. Unfortunately, it took another decade for the Peace …

Guatemalan Family Ties

Most Guatemalan families are very tight with several generations often interacting with one another. It is not unusual to have at least …

Chepito, Let Me Show You…

I like to photograph old people. I like to photograph young people. I like to photograph people, regardless of their age, really. …

Not A Quiet Sunday Morning

This morning, at 7:31, we were awaken by a 5.6-magnitude earthquake near the Mexican border. Later we were kept on alert by …

Motorcycles Are Us

This is how street corners look like now that the strips near the corners have been marked as motorcycle parking only areas. …

Let It Rain, Let It Rain

Here’s the song thanks to our loyal reader Luis from SF. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Que llueva, que llueva …

Vegetarian Pizza from Quesos y Vino

Here’s another cosmopolitan vegetarian menu option from Quesos y Vinos, one of the oldest Italian restaurants in La Antigua Guatemala. They serve …

Indian Cuisine Vegetarian Sampler

We continue our International Cuisine tour with a sampler of vegetarian food from India. As I said yesterday, here’s additional proof of …

Oriental Chicken with Coconut Curry

I continue my quest of showing you how cosmopolitan La Antigua Guatemala has really become. Today’s entry was listed as Oriental chicken …

Cosmopolitan Antigua Guatemala

Recently, in Living La Vida Digital in Antigua Guatemala, I mentioned how cosmopolitan La Antigua Guatemala really is while showing a Philly …

Búcaro Fountains Revisited

I believe this is the third or fourth time I shown you a búcaro fountain. Can you tell us now what exactly …

Holy Week Generations

Slowly, but surely the love, devotion and passion for the world famous Holy Week in Antigua Guatemala are being passed on to …

Theme Day: Red

The making of sawdust carpets, alfombras de aserrín, with its vivid colors and eye-catching patterns are among the most prominent elements of …