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Antique Coffee Mill






Here’s another antique decoration piece found at Tretto Caffè. Is this a coffee mill or grinder? Which one is the better term …




Coffee Props






I really like all the coffee props or decoration found in the many coffee houses in Antigua Guatemala. This antique weight scale …




Things to do while it rains






Here’s what I see with these group of Maya women: Have lunch Continue weaving Gossip a little Tell jokes Make some calls …




Colonial Restoration Scaffold






Here’s your Spanish word of the day: Andamio, which means scaffold. I don’t think I have shown andamios very often, although very …




Guatemalan Pan con Chile Relleno






Guatemalan chiles rellenos used to be stuffed chillis, normally guaque chilli, bell pepers, jalapeño, depends mostly on what is on season and …




Ironwork Candle Wall Holder






Let’s start easy on this Monday. Here’s a simple candle wall holder made by the blacksmiths of Antigua Guatemala. This is really …




Guatemalan Flag Street Vendor






During the first two weeks of September, you can find street vendors just like this one selling all kinds of Guatemalan flags. …




Where has everybody gone?






This vista is not a scene from the latest zombie movie of which there’s new one every week, from World War Z …