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Handicrafts Market El Carmen

Here’s another panoramic vista taken from Cerro de la Cruz, which shows 3a avenida norte and the handicrafts market of El Carmen …

Beat of the Street

As I was walking I could hear the sounds of a drum line. To my surprise it was an all girl school …

Alameda El Calvario

There only three alamedas (tree-lined streets) in La Antigua Guatemala. Alamedas are public walkway or promenade shaded with trees; from álamo ‘cottonwood’ …

Quotidian Corner Life

You don’t have to give your soul to the Devil as as Robert Johnson did at the crossroads to enjoy the quotidian …

Theme day: Edges

This is the main entrance/exit for La Antigua Guatemala. A couple hundred meters ahead the road ends and the cobblestone streets begin. …

Street Repairs Before Lent

Another typical vista from February are the streets repairs done before or during Cuaresma, Lent, to have all the streets in their …

First Rains 2011

In Guatemala we have the following sayings: Enero loco y febrero otro poco, Crazy January and February a bit as well, or …

Ugly Wires on Calle del Arco

I am with MO with regards to how electric wires become visual pollution, especially in colonial Antigua Guatemala. However, I have tried …

Antigua’s Tuk Tuk Taxis Revolt

Today I was driving around Antigua Guatemala’s Central Park and I was not allowed to continue towards the Palacio del Ayuntamiento (Municipal …

Street Photography Is Like Hunting

We street photographers are like hunters; often we roam the streets, stalking the city for candid, naturally looking, images. Other times, we …

Squeezing A Corner

Today’s photo and Colonial Church Ruins Within My Fingers were the result of fortunate accident. Let me explain. I was playing around …

Motorcycles Are Us

This is how street corners look like now that the strips near the corners have been marked as motorcycle parking only areas. …

Prensa Libre Sponsors Semana Santa

I noticed that Prensa Libre, one of Guatemala’s largest and oldest newspapers, was also sponsoring a processional band this past weekend. I …

Sponsoring The Holy Week

I don’t know if sponsoring the processions for Cuaresma and Semana Santa (Lent and Holy Week respectively) was already common practice in …

What are they guarding?

Let’s know your guesses in the comments or stay tune for an upcoming entry with the answer. 😉

Sidewalk Recovery Plan

If you have been following the AntiguaDailyPhoto for a while, you might remember the La Antigua Guatemala Without Barriers project, or La …

New Street Sweepers in Antigua

The classic image of the old man with his “chiribisco” broom sweeping parks and streets of La Antigua Guatemala is vanishing. The …

Men at Work

The vista cotidiana (quotidian vista) of men working throughout La Antigua Guatemala is more and more refreshing and assuring each day. We …

Chanin Chanin Mija

Chanin chanin mija, we don’t want to become victims of the Guatemalan Diaspora!

Theme Day: Big

127 cities around the world orchestrated a global effort to show the different manifestations of the concept of BIG. I could have …

The Nun and The Limousine

It is quite common to see nuns and priests walking around La Antigua Guatemala since this town is basically almost 100% Catholic. …

Mother and Son Bonding

Today it is your turn to do the caption for this street photo of a mother and son bonding in La Antigua …