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Fuego Volcano Erupting

How do you think you would feel if you were on top of the Acatenango Volcano and then you watched the Fuego …

Chimneys

Scattered throughout the terra cotta rooftops of La Antigua, keen observers can spy the signature domed chimneys of the traditional Spanish colonial …

Antigua Garden At Night

I love walking around our garden at night. There’s something enchanting about looking at all the different flowers illuminated by spot lights. …

Wedding Catchers

I know, I know, it’s easy to think of photographers as the wedding crushers, but no, these ARE the wedding catchers since …

Guatemalan Desserts: Corbatas

Corbatas are fried flour-based crunchy dessert soaked in syrup or honey. Corbatas take their name from the shape they are cooked into. …

Ugly Wires on Calle del Arco

I am with MO with regards to how electric wires become visual pollution, especially in colonial Antigua Guatemala. However, I have tried …

Who Has Stolen November From Us

Just compared today’s November photo with last year’s November photo which marked the end of the rainy season. That’s right, we want …

Classic Lamps

Guess, just a simple guess… Do you recall the place on the images? If so, what were you doing there? text and …

Antigua-styled Lamp

Not much to say about this simple image, except I really like the light peeking through. Also, I like the play between …

Spinning in Antigua Guatemala

I guess I am drawn unconsciously to repetitive patterns. With spinning in La Antigua Guatemala once again I show several kinds of …

Sushi Fridays

In La Antigua Guatemala we’ve started the tradition to have sushi for lunch on Fridays; it’s Rudy’s fault really since he organized …

Antigua Styled Water Fountains

This is another perspective to the Flowers and Fountains post from a week ago. In today’s photo I focused tightly and managed …

Guatemalan Tacos FTW!

Believe it or not, we also have tacos in Guatemala. Guatemalan tacos, however, do not resemble Mexican tacos at all. Guatemalan tacos …

Guatemalan Typical Diner Food

Terracota ceramic dish ware, typical food, tortillas in basket are the typical vistas from the Guatemalan comedores (diners). In the picture above …

Flowers for the dead

You’re not dead until you’re forgotten I read somewhere or maybe I heard it. If it is a quote, can you tell …

Guatemalan Sweets Stand

I posted a photo showing some of the Guatemalan sweets on November 1. Today, I am showing you the booth of the …

Flowers and Fountains

Incredible the things that can be made with simple things like huge large pot and several dozen fountain spouts. I can’t say …

Guatemala’s Fiambre

There’s no way to go by Día de Todos Los Santos (All Saints’ Day) and Día de los Fieles Difuntos (All Souls’ …

Guatemalan Sweets Sampler

In Guatemala we celebrate Día de Todos Los Santos (All Saints Day) on November 1 and Día de Los Fieles Difuntos (Day …