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Korean Decor in Antigua Guatemala






I never get tired of recommending people to enter every shop, restaurant, hotel, building with public access in Antigua Guatemala to find …




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Guatemalan Food — Revolcado






This is the third presentation of revolcado, a delicious and exotic stew from Guatemala. I still think the best presentation goes out …




The Exhibitionist Fuego






The last few months, starting with the dry season, have been months of high volcanic activity for Fuego volcano, the most exhibitionist …




The aesthetics of La Antigua Guatemala






If one picture could summarise the aesthetic values of La Antigua Guatemala, this picture gets pretty close. Simple, antique, tasteful, colourful, with …




The Granizada Transanction © Rudy Giron

-11 Days to 9th Anniversary: The Granizada Transanction






When I grew up, sweet granizadas, shaved ice, were the only choice. Sweet Guatemalan granizadas were simply prepared by adding watery food-coloring syrups. Nowadays, sweet granizadas are very complex, with all kinds of marmalades, syrups and condensed milk added as toppings. There are also now salty granizadas available as well. Salty granizadas usually have crushed pumpkin roasted seeds, chile powder, lime juice and salt. Of course, there are also michelada granizadas and ceviche tasting granizadas on the salty side. In other words, salty granizadas are as complex and in demand as the sweet granizadas.







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Arches R Us






Here’s a simple photograph of arches captured inside Ruinas de Santa Clara, Antigua Guatemala. Nearly 9 years ago I started sharing with …