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Burn The Devil

On December 7 at 6pm the burning the devil and the bad spirits in a cleansing ceremony through the purifying power of …

School Anniversary Parade

I believe that processions and parades are the most popular public manifestations of antigüeños. It’s almost impossible to conceive Antigua Guatemala without …

Antigua Architecture Walks

I was fortunate to accompany Guatemalan Architect José María Magaña Juárez, who specializes in conservation of monuments and historic centers and was …

Enchanted by El Sombrerón

El Sombrerón appears at dusk, dragging along a group of mules carrying coal, with whom he travels around the city and its …

The Pizza Transaction by Rudy Giron

The Pizza Transaction

I don’t know when or how, but now pizza slices are an staple of the Guatemalan town fairs. Of course, like everything …

Fiambre For the Dead by Rudy Giron - www.rudygiron.com

Who knows what the dead want?

Well, it looks like the Guatemalan fiambre is taking off as it’s being covered by publications abroad such as Saveur Magazine. Here’s …

Kite Season Decoration by Rudy Giron - www.rudygiron.com

Kite Season Decoration

The kite season is upon us already so it comes as no surprise to see Guatemalan kites being used as decorations. Through …

Gallo Lager Bier Famous Since 1896

Among other news this week was the controversy and rage about Guatemala’s Gallo beer on the social media networks, especially on Facebook. …