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Paint Jobs in Antigua Guatemala






Often times it feels that the walls of Antigua Guatemala are always being painted. I know some houses that are painted once …




Weekend Vistas At Calle del Arco






On the weekends and holidays, Calle del Arco is turned into a pedestrian path. Honest, I don’t understand why they don’t make …




Visual Duel in Antigua Guatemala © Rudy Giron

-6 Days to 9th Anniversary: The Visual Duel






The painter vs the photographer in a duel on Calle del Arco, Antigua Guatemala. Each one with the visual tool of choice. These are quotidian vistas one can find in Antigua Guatemala on a typical weekend…







Roof repairs before the rains






During the dry season Antigua Guatemala goes through a lot repairs and paint jobs. In my opinion, the paint jobs are to …




Arch Street Marimba Music






Every Saturday and Sunday the city closes 5a avenida norte, better known as Calle del Arco, to all traffic. Only allowing people …




Lent’s First Sunday Procession






Sunday was such a great day in La Antigua Guatemala; nice weather conditions and a wonderful atmosphere all around town with people …




Costumbrism Photographs From Antigua






Okay, here is my contribution to the Costumbrism Photographs From La Antigua Guatemala. What better specimen for the costumbrism photography of Antigua …




Watercolor Painters from Antigua






Watercolors from La Antigua Guatemala can be found and bought in just about every tourist town in Central America. In Calle del …




Shoe-shining at Calle del Arco






Shoe-shinning is quite inexpensive in La Antigua Guatemala, about Q2/US$0.25 so there is no reason not to have one’s shoes shinning and …




El Arco de Santa Catalina






To finish the miniseries on The Arch of Santa Catalina, here it is the actual arch with white stucco and classic Antigüeño …




Corner at Calle del Arco






Oh how I wish I could capture in images the feelings, the energy and the tranquil atmosphere one gets while strolling around …




Arch-framed Volcán de Agua






Yesterday’s shot of the Arch of Santa Catalina was taken from the South looking towards the North, with the main dome of …