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Guacamaya’s Bright Colours






Tomorrow, August 1, the theme day for the City Daily Photo community will be Bright colours. I figured I get a head …




New Closing Time City Ordinances






There is new seismic activity in La Antigua Guatemala’s grapevine. For a while now, I’ve been hearing rumors about new closing times …




Leaves of Grass






I am sure you were already thinking of Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass. Gotcha! Well, this is really a literal snapshot or …




Amantes a La Antigua






Do you believe this couple will also record their names interlocked inside a heart as proof their present love?




Coupled Up






For as long as there’s love, couples will feel the desire to record their names, interlocked, as proof that at one point …




Las Capuchinas Ruins Stairway






The Convento de Las Capuchinas is among the best preserved ruins in La Antigua Guatemala. Every nook and cranny of Las Capuchinas …




Time To Take A Nap






Guatemala is a tiny little country with a tremendous wealth of things to do and see. From La Antigua Guatemala, you can …




The Titanic Sushi Sampler






In my never-ending quest to bring you the cosmopolitan dining options available in La Antigua Guatemala. Ubi’s Sushi, managed by chef Jerem铆as, …




Half Marathon Las Rosas 2010 Part 2






The Antigua Guatemala’s Half Marathon Las Rosas consists of a route of 21 kilometers through La Antigua Guatemala, Jocotenango, Ciudad Vieja and …




Weather Forcast for Antigua Today: Sunny






This is how Guatemala’s Instituto Nacional de Sismolog铆a, Vulcanolog铆a, Meteorolog铆a e Hidrolog铆a, INSIVUMEH for short, measures the hours of sun light for …




Green, Green, Green Quetzalum谩n






A simple image with lots of green and a touch of red, similar to our beautiful Quetzal; Guatemala’s ultimate symbol for freedom. …




Guatemalan Geek Squad Lunch






One important goal for me is to show you what’s possible and what’s available in La Antigua Guatemala. Believe it or not, …




Guatemalan Weekend Tamal Breakfast






Here’s what a typical Sunday morning Guatemalan breakfast may look like. I say Sunday morning breakfast because normally one can only find …




Listen to this Maxim贸n…






I love black and white photography! Even though my photographic signature is actually rich, vibrant saturated colors, I really love what can …




Maxim贸n Lives!






A few months ago, I posted as part of the Theme Day some Maxim贸n effigies made from wood, now holly wood really …




Recycling Bins in Finca Filadelfia






Slowly but surely recycling is becoming a reality in Antigua Guatemala. Can anybody explain me what is the Guatemalan fascination with toneles …




Inside Patio and Fountain






Here’s an interesting idea, cover the patio with transparent laminas plus a pergola framework where one can hang the Colas de Quetzal …




Palo de Izote Reflected






Palo de Izote is the Mesoamerican cousin of the Joshua or Yucca tree. I have a fascination with the Izote tree; I …