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Peekaboo…






… now you see me, now you don’t… Un Angel para un Final by Silvio Rodriguez on Grooveshark At the closing of …




La Casaca Coffee Shop






[ZFP_Photo id=’5a5b7fe6′] Since several people were interested to know more about La Casaca shown yesterday in the entry entitled Having Breakfast in Antigua …




Guatemalan Christmas Food






Among the most popular foods found for dinner in Christmas Eve and during Christmas are tamales colorados (red tamales), tamales negros (black …




Posada Enactment for the Elders






Beginning on December 15, there are sightings of Joseph and Mary’s quest for shelter around the streets of La Antigua Guatemala. María …




Gifts for the Poor






Honestly, I don’t think anybody does more for the poor (yes, the poor and not the underprivileged, less fortunate nor any other …




Almost Ready for 2012






It looks like the Muni is almost ready to wave goodbye to 2011. The sign for 2012 is already in place and …




Antigua Guatemala Fragments






This photo has a nice collection of architectonic fragments which are very representative of La Antigua Guatemala. Interesting enough, this photo is …




Enjoying the Refacción






Refacción can be roughly translated as simple snack time; but it’s much more than that. Refacción is the time where workers get …




Guatemalan Comfort Food: Mole






The mole from Guatemala is very similar to mole poblano, which is a chocolate and chili based sauce (over simplification of the …




Guatemalan Buñuelos Recipe






We have to thank Erin, loyal and long-time reader from AntiguaDailyPhoto, for the buñuelos recipe you see below. Erin shared with us …




Guatemalan Guadalupano






I took over one hundred photos for the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, but by and large the portrait of this …




In The Christmas Mood






Poinsettias or Flor de Pascua are in full bloom in The Land of the Eternal Spring for the Christmas season. The most …




Breakfast Time






The other day I found this typical Guatemalan stamp: the trash collectors having breakfast inside the trash collecting truck and the chuchos …




Making the Sale






If you spent any time on Parque Central, this will be one of the most common vistas. If you spend too much …




Traditional Guatemalan Baskets






These are the more traditional baskets found in Guatemala. I believe these baskets are made from Maguey fiber. Kathryn Rousso knows for …




Pine-needle Baskets






At the recent Fair Trade Fair in Antigua Guatemala I found these gorgeous baskets made from dried pine needles. The vendor had …




All Aboard Now






Okay everyone, I am in the Santa Claus mood, so I will send a beautiful set of three 11″x14″ photos from AntiguaDailyPhoto.com …




Eternal Spring






The country of the eternal Spring is Guatemala’s slogan or selling hook, except Guatemala does not have Spring seasons, nor Winters; the …