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Carreta 5 by Miguel De León Soto

Missing…






Guatemala is a country of Desaparecidos (disappeared) and La Antigua Guatemala is not an exception. These colorful and friendly street vendors and …




Colorful Guatemalan Torrejas






The food served at fair stands is becoming more colorful. Not too long ago I showed you black pupusas at Feast of …




Earth Hour: Think Green Wallpaper






I read this tweet about the Earth Hour (Hora del Planeta): @AndyStalman: Mas que apagar las luces habría que encender las conciencias! …




Guatemalan Candies and Nuts






Okay, it’s Friday and it’s time to give a free post card away again. Today’s game is very simple: the person that …




Antigua Attics






As I mentioned before in the Casa Antigüeña series, building codes in La Antigua Guatemala prohibit new construction of two-story houses (wink, …




Garden Dining at Epicure






Following the advice provided by RWOrange on Dining in the Garden from a few days ago, I decided to pay a visit …




Dining in the Garden






We are so lucky in La Antigua Guatemala that almost every day of the year we can dine in the garden. The …




Body Guard at the Park






It is sad and tragic that in Guatemala some people have to take their body guards with them everywhere they go. 🙁




Guatemalan Coffee-sacks-style Satchels






These Guatemalan coffee-style satchels are perfect for coffee lovers… and they are ecological too since they’re made from recycled coffee sacks. Besides …




Original Street Names Signs






I can’t believe how slow I am and how little attention I pay to the details that come my way everyday. Can …




Fair Food: Panes con pollo






Simple Guatemalan fair food. Take some pirujo bread, add lettuce, mayonaise, tomato sauce, chile sauce and shredded chicken meat you have panes …




Colonial-style Lamps Up Close






I wonder what’s the fascination with faroles, lamps, that we have here in AntiguaDailyPhoto, I mean, come on there are 24 pages …




Mermaids Fountain with Flowers






Cool and peaceful are the afternoons in Central Park nowadays, except for the murmurs of the mermaids and the people enjoying the …




Repairing The Spanish-tile Roofs






People repairing streets, façades and roofs are also very common during Cuaresma [Lent]. Everyone wants La Antigua Guatemala to look its best …




Lent Season Decorations Are Up






Religiously, like every Ash Wednesday [miércoles de ceniza] before, La Antigua Guatemala get’s dressed up today with Lent decorations. Cuaresma is now …




Thinking Woman






I wonder what what is she thinking, I wonder what are the Guatemalan women thinking about on this International Women’s Day? In …




Cascarones de Carnaval






These colorful Guatemalan cascarones [eggshells] filled with confetti are known as cascarones de carnaval [carnival] and they mark the arrival of carnaval …




Municipal Band Friday Recitals






The Municipal Band Friday recitals is another reason why Parque Central is my favorite part of town. What can I say, I …




La casa de Mónica sign






This is one more sign style found in La Antigua Guatemala. There are 133 pages in the Signs category, which I believe …




Where’s The Clock?






No worries, the clock has not been stolen. The clock was removed for a routine maintenance. By the way, I heard in …




What’s Up?






I believe I’ve been talking way too much. It is your turn to talk now. AntiguaDailyPhoto is fun if we both talk. …