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It’s Pumkin Season in Guatemala






Here’s your illustrated Spanish word of the day: Calabaza for squash. In Guatemala we also use ayote and chilacayote for specific kinds …




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Poinsettias Deliveries






For being such a tiny country Guatemala, it tops some lists, not all bad either. For instance, Guatemala is a top producer …




The aesthetics of La Antigua Guatemala






If one picture could summarise the aesthetic values of La Antigua Guatemala, this picture gets pretty close. Simple, antique, tasteful, colourful, with …




Green Coffee Berries






Here’s your Spanish word of the day: Baya or berry. That’s right coffee berries is the proper term because, well, coffee are …




#GoOrganic: Meet Stevia rebaudiana






Stevia is a sweetener and sugar substitute extracted from the leaves of the plant species Stevia rebaudiana. The plant Stevia rebaudiana has …




#GoOrganic: Meet Moringa Oleifera






Caoba Farms specialize in the cultivation of organic produce, mostly edible green leaves and some super foods such as kale. At Caoba …




Guatemalan Coffee FTW!






Another crop that I have found on my walks through the hills on the skirt of Volcán de Agua is coffee. These …




Corn, Beans and Light






I enjoy talking to and interviewing the campesinos I encounter on my morning walks on the hills of the skirt of Volcán …




Flowers of Guatemala






Perhaps this is why Guatemala’s slogan is “El País de la Eterna Primavera” or “The country of the Eternal Spring” for those …