Kite Flying Season is Now Open

Kite Flying Season is Now Open

The kites on the skyline mark the end of the rainy season, the beginning of the cold and dry weather and the arrival of the winds from the great white north. The kites also mark the approaching Día de los Muertos celebrations and that is time for the world famous fiambre from Guatemala.

By the way, in Guatemala we use the word Barrilete for kite while Papalote is used in other parts of Latin America.

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  • Luis Toribio

    Barilete, seeing this picture reminds me of my childhood, as I also flew my kites on a field like the one shown above.