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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 …