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Mirror Mirror






I am sure I have shared this beautiful twist to the typical Narcissus story by Oscar Wilde since it’s among my favorite …




Typical Vista from Antigua Guatemala by Rudy Giron

Typical Vista from Antigua Guatemala






My commitment has always been to bring you typical quotidian stamps from Antigua Guatemala. Unfortunately our beautiful enchanting little town also happens …




Capturing Lightning from a Balcony in Antigua Guatemala by Rudy Girón

The Day Thor Visited Antigua Guatemala






Last night was the night. Thor, the hammer-wielding god associated with thunder, lightning, storms, oak trees, strength, the protection of mankind, and …




Wok this way... by Rudy Giron

Wok this way…






Wokco is the new fast-food Chinese or Asian concept restaurant that opened recently in Antigua Guatemala. According to Daniela, one of the …




Colorful Rainy Season Vista by Rudy Girón

Colorful Rainy Season Vista






Whoever claims that you can not find rich saturated colors during the rainy season in Antigua Guatemala is lying to you. Don’t …




The Caretaker House and Family by Rudy Girón

The Caretaker House and Family






Many farms, parcels and properties have a caretaker living on premises, this is what a house for guardian living on the premises …




Se venden jocotes con pepita sign

Se venden jocotes con pepita sign






This signs reads, For Sale: Mangoes with ground roasted pumpkin seeds (pepita o pepitoria), Tangerines (mandarinas) with ground roasted pumpkin seeds (pepita), …




Go Chepe Go by Rudy Girón

Go Chepe Go






The news that his grandmother had come to visit the family reached Chepe as he was getting out of school; his sister …




Guatemalan Corpus Christi Food by Mercedes Mejicanos

Guatemalan Corpus Christi Food






The Corpus Christi or body of Christ is celebrated the first Thursday of June, first on the cathedrals and then at the …




Tranquility at Parque Central of Antigua Guatemala by Rudy Girón

Theme Day: Tranquility






It is neither wealth nor splendor; but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness. —Thomas Jefferson As most firsts of the month …