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Eggs Are Us






How much for a 30-egg carton of eggs in the mercado of Antigua Guatemala? Well, it depends on the size, the price …




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Typical market vendor of grains






El mercado of Antigua Guatemala is such a photogenic place. Almost everywhere you point you camera, you have interesting vistas to capture. …




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El Carmen Ruins






I think this piece of architecture is absolutely gorgeous. Especially with those sellers and colorful textile products from Mercado De Artesanos El …




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El Carmen Handicrafts Market






Visiting the El Carmen ruins folkart market is among the top things people do on the weekends and holidays in La Antigua …




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Broccoli Heads






Oh, I don’t think I will ever get tired for the abundant fresh produce available in el mercado of La Antigua Guatemala …




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Lichas Are Rambutan






A few days ago Susanita was asking herself about rambutan and loquats tropical fruits. Rambutan, or licha as it is known in …




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Produce Delivery






I know that one can go every day to the mercado, market, in La Antigua Guatemala for fresh produce and that if …




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Licuado Culture






Sweet. Refreshing. Natural. Licuados are one of those treats that truly define a Guatemalan experience. The blended fruit drinks can be found …




Day Care by Marina K. Villatoro

Day Care






Market day in La Antigua Guatemala is much more than just getting your weekly produce or enjoying a photo moment of local …




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Market Pick-Me-Up






Sweet. Juicy. Succulent. Happy. Fresh. Inviting. These are just some of the words that come to mind whenever I spy the overflowing …




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Getting Ready for Day of Dead






As you can see in the picture above, most flower shops are working really hard to have a large inventory of flower …




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Preparing the Flowers for the Dead






By moving from one section of the mercado to another, we find that las floristerí­as (flower shops) are preparing the flower arrangements …