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Typical Guatemalan Diner’s Food






Most Guatemalan comedores (diners) serve either typical Guatemalan food or simply diner’s food as shown here. Often, both kinds of food are …




Antigua Guatemala Tourists






This has to be the high season for tourism during the dry season; everywhere you walk, there are tourist groups. Of course, …




Flowers of Guatemala






Perhaps this is why Guatemala’s slogan is “El País de la Eterna Primavera” or “The country of the Eternal Spring” for those …




Guatemalan Flowers: Varsovias






In La Antigua Guatemala, flowers bloom all year round. These white flowers actually bloom around mid autumn. We call them varsovias in …




Pilas de Santa Clara






I have always called this monument Tanque de la Unión because that’s what everybody calls it. However, I learned during my Antigua …




Macadamia Farm Tours






This is one of the two guides who give tours around the Valhalla macadamia farm just outside of Antigua Guatemala, on the …




Bell at Museo de Arte Colonial






No man is an island, entire of itself… any man’s death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind, and therefore never …




Guatemalan Diner Food






Here are your three Spanish words of the day: Comida, Comedor, Comensal. Comida can be food as well as cuisine. Comedor is …




Flora Photo Stories Expo






The Círculo Floral de Guatemala, Filial Antigua Guatemala, which is affiliated to the National Garden Club, set up an exposition to show …




Autumn Antigua Afternoons






After having spent a couple of weeks in New York, I really appreciate the “cold” weather of Antigua Guatemala. I mean, on …




Arch at Antigua Guatemala Cathedral






Finally, we step outside the parish of Antigua Guatemala to contemplate the architecture and to breathe the magnificent chilly air of November, …




Antigua Guatemala Cathedral Altar






This church with its three chairs provides a symbolic representation of the crucifixion; with each seat representing each cross. In this take, …