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Working People by Rudy Giron

Working People

As I captured this picture I was immediately transported to the Brazilian film “Domésticas” (Maids) by Fernando Meirelles, one of my favorite …

Catholic Church of San Pedro Las Huertas by Rudy Girón

Catholic Churches

Catholic churches were usually built around the main plaza of each town, normally taken the east quadrant of the plazas. There are …

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Every day we die a little

I never realized how much people die every day until I lived in a town where almost each death is announced by …

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We’re Women of Maize

As I said before, it is impossible to think of the Guatemalan, Mexican and Mesoamerican diet without maize. From the Popul Vuh …

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Callejón Los Garcías

The callejones (alleys) found in many of the villages of La Antigua Guatemala are really narrow, passageways really created, I imagine, as …

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No carpooling here…

… at least not for these campesinos who every day take their horses up to the rolling hills of Volcán de Agua …

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Selling Comales

What better way to start the new year than with a brand new clay comal to cook the best tasting tortillas. A …

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Sunday Football Matches

In the Guatemala one can find football matches on the weekends at almost every field in the country. La Antigua Guatemala is …

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Stop Agatha, Stop!

Guatemalans urgently need a break! First we experience a short but strong jolt cause by an earthquake. Right after Pacaya volcano began …

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Contrast: Orange and Blue

Okay guys, today’s game is very simple: find as many kinds of contrasts as you can in this image of the San …

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Municipal Clinic and Pharmacy

Here’s a typical vista of a municipal clinic and pharmacy found in La Antigua Guatemala villages. Can you guess the name of …

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Guatemalan Water Wells Wet Wealth

First, Blame the trabalenguas, tongue twister, title on emromesco, who said that water will be the oil of the 21st century. Second, …