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Breakfasts At Sabe Rico






Sabe Rico Restaurant, Chocolatería & Delicatessen is a great place to have delicious and nutritious breakfasts in La Antigua Guatemala. The range …




Tomcar in Antigua Guatemala






La Antigua Guatemala is full of interesting looking automobiles. The Tomcar is just one among the strange, rare rather, vehicles found in …




Santo Domingo Del Cerro






So close and so far away, that’s how I feel regarding this rolling hill, so close to La Antigua Guatemala, yet I …




Boots “R” Us






Boots, boots, boots… I bet you didn’t know that there is town near Antigua Guatemala where one can choose from a large …




Red Wall Lit






We finish our little mini night photography tour with this simple image of a red wall and sign illuminated by a lamp. …




Illuminated Owl






I am really enjoying taking photos of beautifully illuminated signs and buildings in La Antigua Guatemala. This illuminated owl sign is very …




El Mesón del Obispo sign






I really like the visual effect obtained by raising a metal sign a few inches off the wall and putting some lights …




Guatemalan Cuisine: Subanik






Guatemala is a country with lots of stews. Let’s call Guatemala, Stew country! Just yesterday Arturo Godoy was sharing with us the …




La Cocina del Obispo






La Cocina del Obispo Restaurant is located in San Juan del Obispo, perhaps a 10 minute drive from La Antigua Guatemala. The …




Spanish Tiles Roofs






I am sure I am not the only one who enjoys looking at the repetition and texture created by the terra-cotta Spanish …




Dios te ama






Oficina de atención al ciudadano P.N.C. or Citizen desk of Civil National Police (P.N.C. in Spanish acronym) was written in the back …




Mermaid Architectonic Detail






I wonder what’s the fascination with mermaids and sirens around La Antigua Guatemala, a town located in the highlands of Guatemala, a …




Yellow Arch Corner






If I had a penny for each yellow arch in La Antigua Guatemala! Well, if Arturo can experiment with contrasts in black …




Contrasts






Not the normal way you’d think about contrasts (politically speaking), but I just love it when you just try to challenge lighting …




Old-style Butcher Shop






Sometimes I feel that I am capturing through my photographs a rapidly disappearing lifestyle. It’s kind of weird to photograph a colonial …




Tropical Chicken Salad






While talking to my good friend @cvander about the reasons we go out to eat, he mentioned that the quality of the …




Geek food in Antigua Guatemala






I guess geeks will be geeks regardless where they come from. I mean, Guatemalan geeks eat no different than other computer geeks …




Fuego Volcano Erupting






It doesn’t matter how many times you have seen Volcán de Fuego erupting, each time is unique and special. Here’s my good …




Fuego y Acatenango Volcanoes






In my never endless pursuit of bringing your familiar vistas from unfamiliar perspectives I present to you volcanoes Fuego and Acatenango as …




Coffee Tours in Antigua Guatemala






Coffee spawns a new industry around Antigua Guatemala: Coffee tours. It was only a matter of time before the coffee plantations open …




Guatemalan Chicken Bus Kitsch






Among my photographic resolutions for 2011, I have written down: Documenting all the chicken bus kitsch decorations. How about a teddy bear …




On 01-01-11






At the beginning of the year La Antigua Guatemala was crowded; it was nice to see lots of people enjoying themselves, just …