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Rudy Giron

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Let The Processional Season Begin

This past Sunday the first Lenten procession hit the streets of Antigua Guatemala. Here’s procession from Santa Catalina Bobadilla as it passes …

Guatemalan tamales — Chepitos

Chepitos are the other kind of tamalitos de frijol I have had the opportunity to try in Guatemala. The difference between tayuyos …

Guatemalan tamales — Tayuyos

There are two kinds of tamalitos de frijol that I have encountered in Guatemala: Tayuyos and Chepitos. Today I bring you tayuyos …

Market Day — Tostadas are Us!

Where is Waldo? I mean where’s the tostada vendor? This is what a typical tostada shop looks like inside the Antigua Guatemala’s …

Market Day — Bus Terminal

The bus terminal behind the mercado of Antigua Guatemala is full of color and vibrancy. There’s such an effervesce there with buses …

Escudo de Santiago de Guatemala

Here’s your illustrated Spanish word of the day: Escudo for Coat or Arms. This is one of the oldest representations of the …