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Se vende chompipes

Here’s your illustrated Guatemalan Spanish word of the day: Chompipe for Turkey If you think the Spanish spoken in Mexico has too …

Angel’s Café Sign

It’s been a while since I shared a hand-made sign with you guys. As many of you know, I enjoy collecting pictures …

Villas De León

Houses with names and figures, that’s so common around Antigua Guatemala, how about where you live, do the houses in your neighborhood …

Super Chapincito

I never get tired of telling you how much Guatemalans love fried chicken. We have so many fried chicken restaurants from the …

Hand-made Signs

I have a soft spot for the business hand-made signs found in Antigua Guatemala. Some of my favorites are the Liquor and …

Best business sign I have ever seen by Rudy Giron

Best business sign ever

This has to be the most creative business sign I have ever seen. I found this sign in San Juan del Obispo …

This is a place for prayer by Rudy Giron

This is a place for prayer

I guess too much tourism can be invasive or at least that’s the message I inferred from reading the sign, “Este es …

La Casa de los Gigantes sign by Rudy Giron

Casa de los Gigantes sign

It’s been a while since I posted something to the sign category, today, I break from the hiatus with a very fine …

Se venden jocotes con pepita sign

Se venden jocotes con pepita sign

This signs reads, For Sale: Mangoes with ground roasted pumpkin seeds (pepita o pepitoria), Tangerines (mandarinas) with ground roasted pumpkin seeds (pepita), …

Buying chiles rellenos by Rudy Girón

Buying chiles rellenos

Sometimes it pays to be present at the right moment with the camera ready to capture a fleeting instance. Such was the …

Mi tiendecita sign

Tiendecitas or tienditas, little convenience stores, have to be the most popular business enterprise in Guatemala. I can not imagine living without …

Processional Float Turn Markings

This markings on the streets and sidewalks signal the beginning or end of the different turns of processional floats (andas) which cucuruchos …

Thanksgiving in Antigua Guatemala

Thanksgiving is yet another holiday from the U.S. that is celebrated in Antigua Guatemala, especially by the local expat residents living in …

The Walls Speak for 99%

Everywhere, the times they are a-changin’ Libertad, Expresión, Conciencia the wall declares. Liberty, Freedom of Expression and Conscience could be the rough …