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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 …