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© Pilas de Las Capuchinas, La Antigua Guatemala by Rudy Giron

Laundromats in Colonial Times






I pride myself of knowing every little corner of La Antigua Guatemala so whenever I discover a hidden aspect in this colonial …




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Doorway into the Raw Past






This week I felt through a rabbit hole, a doorway into the raw textured past of Convento Las Capuchinas. Come back tomorrow …




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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 …




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Contrasts






Not the normal way you’d think about contrasts (politically speaking), but I just love it when you just try to challenge lighting …




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San Agustín Ruins by Night






I believe this is the second time I share a photo of Ruinas de San Agustín with you guys. Interesting enough, both …




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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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Leaves of Grass






I am sure you were already thinking of Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass. Gotcha! Well, this is really a literal snapshot or …




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Amantes a La Antigua






Do you believe this couple will also record their names interlocked inside a heart as proof their present love?




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Las Capuchinas Ruins Stairway






The Convento de Las Capuchinas is among the best preserved ruins in La Antigua Guatemala. Every nook and cranny of Las Capuchinas …




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Santa Clara Ruins Garden






The Santa Clara ruins is among the most popular wedding destination venues. And even if folks don’t decide to celebrate inside Santa …




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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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Portal to An Ancient World






The whimsical, timeless allure of La Antigua’s colonial architecture, peacefully protected ruins and cobbled streets is a common theme of which I’ll …




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Free Culture






In La Antigua Guatemala we are so lucky to have plenty of free culture. The Festival Internacional de Jazz en Antigua and …




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Colorful Guatemala






Colorful Guatemala, I tell you, colorful Guatemala! Si ni los mismos guatemaltecos logramos entender la complejidad cultural en la que vivimos… —Ale …