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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

Since several people were interested to know more about La Casaca shown yesterday in the entry entitled Having Breakfast in Antigua Guatemala I decided …

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 …