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Fountains in La Antigua Guatemala






I often wonder how many public-access fountains there are in Antigua Guatemala. Also, there’s truly something special about the many and gorgeous …




Cheveres or Shucos Hot Dogs?






What do you prefer, a shuco hot dog or a cheveré? In case you can’t tell the difference, here are two visual …




Construction Worker Day






The Día de la Santa Cruz, May 3, is also Día del Albañil or construction worker. Every year I try to bring …




Happy Guatemalan Mother’s Day






Here’s your illustrated Spanish words of the day: Madre for Mother and mamá for mom. We are old-fashioned in Antigua Guatemala and …




Motorcycles to show off






Of course, motorcycles are bought to show off and to create experiences. Guatemalans are no strangers to big, expensive bikes and often …