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Weekends in Antigua Guatemala

There’s so much to see and enjoy during the weekends in La Antigua Guatemala in December. From recitals, to processions, to posada …

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 …