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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, …

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Who owns the water in Guatemala?

All Guatemalans, of course, just like the air. Water belongs to the Guatemalan people and it’s managed by the government; national and …

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Open Schools: Computer Workshops

Oh there is a revolution brewing down South in Meso-America. This revolution will not be televised. This revolution will be streamed! Let …

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Open Schools: Playgrounds

One important aspect of the Escuelas Abiertas school program on the weekends will definitely be the safe playgrounds and fútbol and basquet …

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Open Schools: Registration

Finally something good for the communities in the rural areas of Guatemala. Escuelas Abiertas or Open Schools is a government program which …