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Give Me A Hand






You know what I mean! 😉 Okay, let’s review the recent events of the last four days: 1. Fast jolt by an …




Agatha’s Aftermath






As the new figures and images keep pouring in it becomes obvious that the tropical storm Agatha has caused more damages in …




Stop Agatha, Stop!






Guatemalans urgently need a break! First we experience a short but strong jolt cause by an earthquake. Right after Pacaya volcano began …




Stop Pacaya, Stop!






I can easily hear a lot of Guatemalans asking just that: Stop Pacaya, Stop! For those who don’t know, Pacaya is the …




Typical Guatemalan Breakfast






I have shown you the typical Guatemalan breakfast at least three times and each time has been somehow different, how so? Well, …




Meetings At the Park: Friends






Believe it or not, after 500 years, the Plaza Mayor, also known as Parque Central, still is the most popular venue to …




Post Card From The Past






A creative framing on a quiet afternoon with just the right amount and kind of people and we get a post card …




Flyers Launch Pad






What a creative way to distribute volantes, flyers, don’t you think? By the way, I believe it’s time to go out at …




Rainy Season Break






Eveyone needs a break every once in a while. Today will be my break. However, before I head for the beach, I …




Old Man Thinking






What is he thinking about? The most creative answer for what the old man is thinking will win this photo as a …




Street Photography Is Like Hunting






We street photographers are like hunters; often we roam the streets, stalking the city for candid, naturally looking, images. Other times, we …




Braid My Hair






It’s incredible how long it takes me to show you the most common vistas from La Antigua Guatemala. See, one of the …




An Old Automobile for An Old Town






The weekend is the perfect time to catch the classic automobiles in La Antigua Guatemala. You can catch classic automobiles near churches …




The Tortillas Transactions






We are men of maize! It is impossible to think the Guatemalan, Mexican and Mesoamerican diet without maize. From the Popul Vuh …




A Room With A View






Don’t we all would love to have a room with a view? Even though this is not my daily view, I can’t …




A Room With A Window






Arched windows are quite common in La Antigua Guatemala; I am sure I have shown you one arched window before, but I …




Arches Are Us






El Palacio de los Capitanes building has to be one of my favorites edifices with lots of arches; and you know I …




San Jerónimo Ruins Fountain






I wonder how many fountains there are in La Antigua Guatemala. Everywhere I go, even in fast food restaurants, there is at …




Hector’s Carpaccio






Today’s a good day to have a carpaccio at Hector’s restaurant in La Antigua Guatemala, don’t you agree? Even though Héctor’s restaurant …




Mother’s Day A La Antigua






To all the visiting mothers, please, let me share with you the Guatemalan classic marimba Un vals para mi madre (A waltz …




School Girls Gathering






As I mentioned yesterday, more often Antigua Guatemala is becoming a gathering venue. Any excuse is good enough to form a crowd …




Chucho Gathering






Everyday that passes by Antigua Guatemala becomes more social, a gathering place. I wonder if the chuchos used Twitter or Facebook to …