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Lent Vistas — Alfombras

The processional carpets not only provide beautiful ephemeral art to the eye, often, they also give us the aromas of Lent and …

Lent Vistas — Dolorosas

Lent and Holy Week are an equal opportunity events where everyone gets a chance to participate and carry the floats. Hermanas cargadoras, …

The Guatemalan Lenten Kitsch

How about some broom-head Roman soldiers as a typical sample of the kitsch found during Lent and Holy Week in Antigua Guatemala. …

Let Lent Season Begin

Here’s you Spanish word of the day: Cuaresma or Lent. Once again, from the early morning reports started to pour in, around …

Lent Vistas: The incense burner © Rudy Giron

Lent Vistas: The incense burner

And just like that we have arrived to the fifth Sunday of Lent… in other words, the world-famous Semana Santa in Antigua …

Lenticular Clouds Over Volcán de Agua

Lenticular clouds, Altocumulus lenticularis, are stationary lens-shaped clouds that form at high altitudes, normally aligned perpendicular to the wind direction. Lenticular clouds …

Lent Food: Corbatas

As explained before, corbatas are fried flour-based crunchy dessert soaked in syrup or honey. Corbatas take their name from the shape they …

Lent Food: Mango Chow Mein

Chomín de mango or mango chow mein simply refers to the mango sliced very thinly so it looks like chow mein pasta. …