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Wall Decoration: Chairs






I believe this is the second time I noticed these wooden rustic chairs hanging from a wall. In the post Hanging Chairs …




Heading Out To Work






Living in La Antigua Guatemala is such a trip because you get to see and experience different eras and lifestyles all at …




Guatemalan Sausages for Fiambre






The especially made sausages for fiambre can now be found in the supermarket and mercados. Do you know what is fiambre? If …




Place Du Pastis






Pastis (pronounced in UK: /ˈpæstɪs/, US: /pæˈstiːs/) is an anise-flavored liqueur and apéritif from France, typically containing 40–45% alcohol by volume, although …




Perspective Is Everything!






Yes, perspective is everything! If you don’t believe me compare the Tea Partiers and the Occupy Wall Street movement, since both share …




San José El Viejo Dome






Always remember to look up, down, left and right. You’ll never know what you will by simple change of perspective.




Colonial Style Fountain Detail






It’s nice to see colonial pilas and lavaderos (water tanks + washbasins) being used now as fountains and as decoration. If you …




Garden Art: Monkey Sculptures






Business owners take note, how do you take something as mundane as a parking lot and turn it into a delightful experience? …




Garden Art: Rabbit Sculpture






I really like these ceramic sculptures found in the green areas of Santo Domingo del Cerro. I especially like this rabbit. I …




Garden Art: Horse Sculptures






These beautiful and playful sculptures can be found in the green areas of Santo Domingo del Cerro, one of my favorite destinations …




Garden Art: Owl Sculpture






I know that to keep abundant richly verdant mountains in Guatemala we have to have a 6-month rainy season. But, enough is …




Motorcycles for Everything






As I have mentioned before, motorcycles are on their way to become the most popular vehicle in Guatemala. So mucho so that …




Garden Wall at Sabe Rico






Here’s yet another photograph of a garden wall taken at Sabe Rico restaurant in Antigua Guatemala. As I have said in previous …




Asian Tourists Have Arrived to Antigua Guatemala






…it feels sooo good to know that I’ll be back in one of my favorite cities in the world !! ( though for me it’s more like a nice little village actually, cause people are so kind and open, everyone says hello, you can always find strangers to chat with in Parque Central and when you’re there for two weeks, you always seem to meet the same people all over town almost every day. I so love







Think Different






The photo above was taken with an iPhone. The Mac belongs to Maf, a musician who was doing the sound for Ishto …




Garden Under The Rain






Here’s a rainy season vista from A Room With A View. Believe it or not, La Antigua Guatemala always shows its most …




Red and Rain






I am so looking forward to the end of the rainy season. I want blue skies and rich, saturated colors again. 🙁