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The Avocado Lady

Selling avocadoes, originally uploaded by rudygiron. Ever since I came to Antigua about four years ago, I often come across this lady …

Antigua’s main entrance

Antigua’s main entrance, originally uploaded by rudygiron. On my post Welcome to La Antigua Guatemala, I showed what you see first as …

Ermita de la Santa Cruz Ruins

Ermita de la Santa Cruz Ruins, originally uploaded by rudygiron. On June 29th I posted a photo of Charly Garcí­a on concert …

Live flowers for the innocent

Live flowers for the innocent, originally uploaded by rudygiron. Today’s photo is dedicated to the dead and the innocent victims of the …

Natural paint textures

Old window, originally uploaded by rudygiron. Because the high levels of humidity around Antigua, people have to paint their walls often. Not …

Antigua’s street sweeper

School bus and street sweeper, originally uploaded by rudygiron. Street sweeping is still done manually in Antigua. You can see the street …

Guatemala sells light and color

This is the view from the dining room. Guatemala sells itself as tourist destination and they focus mainly on the colonial towns, …

Rusted plant pot

rusted plant pot, originally uploaded by rudygiron. On the opposite wall, the plant has taken over the whole wall. I do not …

Plant pot at Posada del Ángel

Plant pot at Posada del Ángel, originally uploaded by rudygiron. Yesterday I brought to you a metal plant against a wall. I …

Antigua’s craftsmanship

Muebles y hierro forjado sign, originally uploaded by rudygiron. Antigua is known to Guatemalans as a great place to get high quality …

Antigua’s street from Cafe Sky

Antigua’s street from Cafe Sky, originally uploaded by rudygiron. Here is another shot from Cafe Sky roof-top bar. Between this view and …

There’s nothing like a sunset

Cafe Sky roof-top, originally uploaded by rudygiron. Sunsets in Antigua are something special and even more so when you watch them from …

It’s a beautiful day in Antigua

It’s a beautiful day, originally uploaded by rudygiron. Okay, let me say right at front. I do not trust the weather forecasters, …

The bubble maker

The bubble maker, originally uploaded by rudygiron. The people need to survive which way they can. Here you see a woman making …

Charly Garcí­a in Antigua

Charly Garcí­a in Antigua, originally uploaded by rudygiron. PLEASE NOTE: this site has a new address, would you please update your links …

Wireless knife sharpener

Unplugged knife sharpening, originally uploaded by rudygiron. Antigua is a modern city with cutting-edge technologies like wireless internet, satellite television, direct tv, …

Exotic flowers for exotic Lu!

Exotic flowers for exotic Lu!, originally uploaded by rudygiron. The slogan of this blog says that Antigua has flower farms, but I …

Mac and Windows in Antigua

Mac and Windows in Antigua, originally uploaded by rudygiron. Something ‘light’ for the weekend. I know I am really stretching it with …

Panaderas’ arch in Antigua

Panadera’s arch, originally uploaded by rudygiron. On the west side of the Central Park in Antigua you can find the Portal de …

Antigua’s color palette: red

Antigua’s red, originally uploaded by rudygiron. The restaurant La Fonda de la Calle Real is another of Antigua’s landmarks. You can find …

Antigua’s color palette: green

Antigua’s green corner, originally uploaded by rudygiron. This corner has appeared in two previous photos: the street lamp on Antigua’s rush hour …

Antigua’s color palette: zapote

Wood Window works, originally uploaded by rudygiron. The wall’s zapote color takes its name from the fruit Mammea americana, known here as …

Antigua’s color palette: yellow

The Antigua’s color palette only accepts about 12 colors. Here you see the antigüeño yellow. This week’s photos will be about the …

Antigua’s electric wires

Antigua’s electric-wire web, originally uploaded by rudygiron. Spiders are not the only animal that creates webs: humans do too, and all different …

Lock, stock & a two-leaf door

lock and stock, originally uploaded by rudygiron. The side entrance to the garden of Hotel Porta Antigua is guarded by this very …