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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 …