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McCafé Decorations

I don’t know if McCafés exist in other parts of the world or if they are a Guatemalan invention. Please, illuminate me. …


Lent season decorations

It’s impossible to miss the Lent, Cuaresma we call it in Spanish, in Antigua Guatemala as you encounter decorations, shrines, carpets, vigils …


I wish you were here, honest!

Oh there’s nothing like Sunday morning stroll around San Juan del Obispo. The plaza right in front of the parish is such …

Guatemalan Dolls

Guatemalan Dolls

I am not sure these dolls are for playing since they are so fragile; I assume they are for decoration. As a …

Kite Season Decoration by Rudy Giron -

Kite Season Decoration

The kite season is upon us already so it comes as no surprise to see Guatemalan kites being used as decorations. Through …


Wall Decoration: Chairs

I believe this is the second time I noticed these wooden rustic chairs hanging from a wall. In the post Hanging Chairs …


Colonial Style Fountain Detail

It’s nice to see colonial pilas and lavaderos (water tanks + washbasins) being used now as fountains and as decoration. If you …


Catholic Decorations: San Cristóbal

We continue the Catholic Decorations series with an image of San Cristóbal (Saint Christopher). Because Christopher offered protection to travelers and against …


Catholic Decorations: Angel

Angels are, of course, the most often found catholic imagery decoration found in La Antigua Guatemala. The wooden angel above can be …