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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 …