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Bird’s Eye View of Nim Pot






Nim Pot is another business that has turned into a landmark of Antigua Guatemala. I believe I have shown some handicrafts from …




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Guatemalan Aprons for Sale






The world-famous Guatemalan apron is going places, you know. Just like you can find mothers and daughters selling gabachas, aprons, on any …




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Three Generations






Resistance through culture; culture through textiles; textiles as heritage; heritage as identity; identity as resistance. What do you think?




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Virgin of Guadalupe Celebrations in La Antigua Guatemala






In La Antigua Guatemala, religious celebrations draw together all kinds of heterogeneous people and the feast day of Virgin of Guadalupe is no exception. In the day of La Virgen de Guadalupe, Our Lady of Guadalupe, you can find gringa mamas, indigenous mamas, ladino mamas and white mamas all taking their children dressed with indigenous clothes to visit the altar of La Virgen Morena. In many cases you have grandmas and the whole family taking part of the visit to Virgin of Guadalupe inside Iglesia de la Merced.







Guatemalan Textiles at La Fuente






On the weekends the center garden around the fountain in La Fuente strip mall and restaurant is carpeted by Guatemalan textiles on …




One way or another…






Guatemalan textiles are world-famous. As a graphic designer, I have been intrigued for a long while now about the fact that the …




The indigenous women’s dress






The indigenous women’s dress is known as corte (the bottom part or skirt that is). The corte translates roughly as cut or …




Waiting for customers






Waiting for customers can be boring. The waiting can take your mind to far away cities… with daily photos. I wonder too! …




Guatemalan t-shirts as souvenirs






One the souvenirs that backpackers take from Guatemala is certainly a t-shirt and for some strange reason the Gallo beer logotype and …