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Chuchería Time by Rudy Giron

Guatemalan Chuchería Time






My empire for some Tortrix! Believe it or not I have read that quite often on Twitter. On Instagram some one wrote …




Tortilla Time by Rudy Giron

Tortilla Time






It is interesting how the aroma of freshly-made tortillas can be so haunting. This is especially true to Guatemalans who are not …




Façade of Iglesia de San Gaspar by Rudy Giron

Façade of Iglesia de San Gaspar






After several previous tries I believe I have captured the essence of this tiny colonial church in San Gaspar Vivar. Sometimes it …




Yet Another Gated Community Entrance by Rudy Giron

Yet Another Gated Community Entrance






Here are some of the answers to the questions asked on the previous posts regarding gated communities. Occupy Antigua Guatemala? Definitely not …




Another Gate Community Entrance by Rudy Giron

Another Gate Community Entrance






Here’s yet another typical entrance for a gated community around Antigua Guatemala. What do your think about gated communities? Are they a …




Gated Community Entrances by Rudy Giron

Gated Community Entrances






It seems that all the real estate developing around Antigua Guatemala are just gated communities; these are like mushrooms, the spring up …




Alone and Lonely by Rudy Giron

Alone and Lonely






Alone and lonely are two things that first came to my mind when I took this photo and especially so after I …




Guatemalan Independence Celebrations by Nelo Mijangos

Guatemalan Independence Celebrations






Torches, marathons and student marching bands parades are the main activities Guatemalans do for celebrating Independence Day. These activities usually begin manifesting …




Gallo Lager Bier Famous Since 1896






Among other news this week was the controversy and rage about Guatemala’s Gallo beer on the social media networks, especially on Facebook. …




Ubi's Asian Mixed Ceviche by Rudy Giron

Ubi’s Asian Mixed Ceviche






Certainly the only dishes that you can find everywhere you go in Guatemala are Ceviche and Chow Mein. That, in my humble …




Vote for Nutrition Campaign by Rudy Giron

Vote for Nutrition Campaign






I believe Guatemala is among the countries with the highest indexes of malnutrition, so, it was great to see a campaign to …




An old man with a good face by Rudy Giron

An old man with a good face






More than anything else, I’d like to be an old man with a good face, like Hitchcock or Picasso. —Sean Connery