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Peasants on their way to work

Another common sight of the #RealGuatemala around Antigua Guatemala is the peasants on their way to work their land. This is especially …

Tortilleria and Fruit Stand

¡No pongas todos los huevos en una canasta! Don’t put all your eggs in one basket! Oh the wisdom of idioms do …

Laundry Day

We continue our series #RealGuatemala with a photograph of drying clothes in one of the villages of Antigua Guatemala. If you look …

Real Guatemala: Los Policías

Alright, we will finish the first part of the Real Guatemala series with portrait of two police officers who were deployed during …

Real Guatemala: El campesino

The land belongs to those that work it with their own hands. —Emiliano Zapata La tierra es de quien la trabaja con …

Real Guatemala: Los albañiles

Of course, we can not leave out the albañiles, construction workers, from a series about the Real Guatemala. I don’t know if …

Real Guatemala: Los mandados

Each morning the streets are filled with people of all ages going or coming from doing errands, as simple as buying fresh …

Real Guatemala: Los novios

Even though you can not fully see the girlfriend, believe me she’s there, she just pulled her upper body to be in …

Real Guatemala: El Zapatero

Here’s a Guatemalan idiom for your ever-increasing Spanish vocabulary: “zapatero, a tus zapatos” Ne sutor ultra crepidam — “Let the shoemaker venture …

Real Guatemala: The Acolytes

We continue the Real Guatemala series with some Spanish words for your ever-increasing Spanish vocabulary. First acólitos, that’s the closes translation for …