When it rains, it pours in Antigua Guatemala

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The portales, the long corridors, on each side of Parque Central get really crowded when the rain begins falling. People get together and talk about hard hard is raining or whatever. Some take some pictures. Unless there is tropical storm or hurricane that causes the chipi-chipi rain, that’s the light drizzle for you unaware of the Guatemalan vocabulary, in Guatemala we get hard rains that last from a few minutes to a few hours, and then sunshine and the aroma of wet soil which so characteristic to Guatemala.

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  • Eric

    Oooh! This is the moment that I repeat “Disculpame, porfa” many times, and make my way to the left, so I can hang out at Micho’s with a cappuccino while i wait for the rain to stop. Or to the right, and do the same at Cafe Condessa, or… 🙂