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Temporary Parking Lots

Of course the parking problems get aggravated when there are events in Antigua Guatemala and thousands of people are expected to arrive. …

Parking Space Reservation Object

Parking spaces or rather the lack of parking spaces is among the most challenging problems that Antigua Guatemala is facing right now. …

Catholic Decorations: San Cristóbal

We continue the Catholic Decorations series with an image of San Cristóbal (Saint Christopher). Because Christopher offered protection to travelers and against …

Catholic Decorations: Angel

Angels are, of course, the most often found catholic imagery decoration found in La Antigua Guatemala. The wooden angel above can be …

Catholic Decorations: San Miguel

La Antigua Guatemala has to be most catholic town in Guatemala, heck make that Central America. Nowhere is Catholicism more solidly embedded …

Art at Casa Santo Domingo

Hotel + Museo Casa Santo Domingo takes very seriously the museo, museum, part of its name. Not only there are several museums …

Guacamaya’s Bright Colours

Tomorrow, August 1, the theme day for the City Daily Photo community will be Bright colours. I figured I get a head …

Here, Take My Photo

On the weekends Calle del Arco is turn into a pedestrian strip and several business bring out benches, carts and flowers and …

Taking A Short Break

Often we hear that Guatemala is a country of contrasts. Even I try to show it often and what better way to …

Guatemalan Weekend Fashion

The people from Guatemala City are known as capitalinos; residents of the Capital city. Women from Guatemala City would be capitalinas. La …

Guatemalan Smile

Last Monday 8 of March was celebrated the International Women’s Day through out the world. I believe women should be celebrated everyday, …

Making Pilas: Setting the Mold

The first step of making the Guatemalan washbasin is to set the concrete mold pieces and then filling it with concrete. The …

Making Pilas: Removing the Mold

Actually, I should say removing the mold pieces. Basically, to manufacture pilas, washbasins, there four basic steps: Set the mold pieces and …

Making Pilas: Adding Color

These pilas go for a little over Q500/$60 because they use higher quality paint and more cement in the concrete mixture. Cheaper …

Let The Signs Speak No. 1

When he had fished the last fish, poison the last river, and cut down the last tree, man will realize that he …

Fun for All Ages

So who’s fit to go on such a daredevil adventure of soaring like a bird? Antigua Canopy Tours assures that anyone from …

Birds-Eye View of Nature

Antigua Canopy Tours isn’t just about the unique experience of gliding… it’s about gliding through a tropical rainforest or cloud forest canopy. …

Have a Safe Flight

“The three most important factors for the canopy tour are security, a family-oriented experience and promoting nature,” Antigua Canopy Tours Manager Pascu …

Constructing a Canopy Course

“We could see the topography was just perfect,” Victor Gallo confidently asserted. Victor Gallo is the expert Antigua Canopy Tours hired to …

El Santuario

Platform One is where the “flying” begins. After a thorough explanation and demonstration of the special techniques required to properly enjoy the …

Pick Your Poison

Just how daring are you? There are two zipline circuits offered by Antigua Canopy Tours. The first is Forest Express: six distinct …

The UNIMOG Hog

What a beast. The journey of “flying through the forest” with Antigua Canopy Tours begins with a ride in the unique UNIMOG, …

Gliding Through the Treetops

Dangling like a spider on a web, he slightly rocks back and forth in his harness as he awaits the “okay” to go. At the cue, he lifts his legs, bends his knees… and takes off, plunging into a tunnel of thick, forest foliage. A whirring sound follows in close pursuit as he soars above the sloping forest floor, suspended meters – at times more than 100 meters – above the ground. To onlookers below, he looks like nothing more than a fragile doll that is somehow managing to cling to a nearly invisible cable as he races across the treetops.