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Boys Procession in Antigua Guatemala by Rudy Giron

Boys Procession in Antigua Guatemala

Lent processions are for everyone, men, women, boys and girls. Some processions have floats for everybody, but other times the processional floats …


The Guatemalan Lenten Kitsch

How about some broom-head Roman soldiers as a typical sample of the kitsch found during Lent and Holy Week in Antigua Guatemala. …


Let Lent Season Begin

Here’s you Spanish word of the day: Cuaresma or Lent. Once again, from the early morning reports started to pour in, around …


Lent Food: Batido Drink

Batido is a fruity drink topped with a powder called pinol, a coarse flour made from ground toasted maize kernels, often in …


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 …

Processional Float Turn Markings by Rudy Girón

Processional Float Turn Markings

This markings on the streets and sidewalks signal the beginning or end of the different turns of processional floats (andas) which cucuruchos …