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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 …




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 …




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 …




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 …




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 …




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 …




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 …




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. …




Comparing Photos






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




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 …




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 …




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 …




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 …