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Colorful Guatemalan Purse

Rich colors, patterns and textures are what one gets when buying a piece of Guatemalan textiles. A good example of this statement …

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Taking a Break

Everyone needs to take a break every once in a while, I am taking mine right now; best wishes for this new …

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Installing the Christmas Lights

The installation crew for the Christmas lights is hard at work to have all 600 series installed before December 3 and that’s …

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Arches-R-Us

Now this is what the dry season looks like in Antigua Guatemala; sunshine, deep blue skies, beautiful light, cold winds and almost …

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Thanksgiving in Antigua Guatemala

Thanksgiving is yet another holiday from the U.S. that is celebrated in Antigua Guatemala, especially by the local expat residents living in …

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The Walls Speak for 99%

Everywhere, the times they are a-changin’ Libertad, Expresión, Conciencia the wall declares. Liberty, Freedom of Expression and Conscience could be the rough …

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Strawberry Fields Forever

Here’s the strawberry fields forever ambulant vendor. Everyday he picks the fields to bring the freshest fresas to Antigua Guatemala. Basket in …

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The New Polaroid Park Photographer

Most of the time, digital technology is smaller, less expensive, more portable, full of instant gratification and widely available to more people. …

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Comparing Photos

La Antigua Guatemala is quite possibly the most photogenic town in Guatemala and it comes as no surprise to find photographers, sometimes …

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Occupy Antigua Plantón

There was a plantón, sort of an occupy protest, called for many civil organizations to disrupt and put an end to the …

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Classic Beetle for Classy Town

Oh I want one of these classic Volkswagen Beetles with white tires and chromed bumpers. Who wouldn’t really. Anyway, to finish the …

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Guatemalan Kites For Sale

I remember that when I was a kid my friends and I made these kind of kites from scratch; barriletes we call …

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Colorful Guatemalan Fiambre

Guatemalan Fiambre is a rare and unique dish which includes close to 50 ingredients. Fiambre is primarily a salad, served chilled, made …