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Guatemala Is THE Orchid Country






Today, I did some photos of orchids as part the coverage of the 1st National Orchid Exhibition in Antigua Guatemala where over …




Welcome to San Miguel Dueñas






Since we have been talking a lot about San Miguel Dueñas recently, I figured I should share with you a picture of …




The Papalina Maker






I was told by this papalina maker that in a normal town fair day he peels between one quintal and two quintals. …




Much to do about nothing






This news conference was called for just let people know about the renovations inside the Antigua Guatemala’s branch of the Procuraduría General …




Antigua Guatemalan Water Jar






Here’s your Guatemalan Spanish word for the day: Tinaja or water jar. They don’t make things like they used. Take this over …




What’s everybody watching?






The most creative response would receive a photo post card mailed to your home or office. Happy Hunger Games! And may the …




Mosaic Mural of Santiago Apostol






Since Santiago Apostol is the patron saint of Antigua Guatemala, previously Santiago de los Caballeros de Guatemala, it is no wonder you …




Guatemala’s Most Popular Nuts






Let’s see what we have here: salted baked peanuts (manías), fried lima or broad beans without skins (habas), caramelised peanuts (manías garapiñadas), …




Help The Park Photographers






Many parks and main squares in Guatemala have photographers making a living by taken snapshots of visitors who want to keep a …




Door or Window






What do you think this is, a window or a door? In Guatemalan Spanish with call these wood logs “lepa” (lehpah me …




My shadow and I






My shadow and I is all I need to have fun while doing errands! Oh don’t you wish the times were simpler …