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The Fast-food Invasion

What are some of the most noticeable changes I have witness in Antigua Guatemala over the past decade. Well, the saddest is …

Mi Antigua Es Color

Here’s your Spanish word of the day: Etiqueta for tag and hashtag. We now live in a hashtag world or should I …

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Mayan Smiles

Slowly but surely, many of the highland mayas are moving to La Antigua Guatemala. Soon enough all tortillerias and tienditas will be …

Smiles in Antigua Guatemala

  One of the things one can encounter quite often on the streets of Antigua Guatemala is smiles. Big smiles are everywhere around …

Things to do while it rains

Here’s what I see with these group of Maya women: Have lunch Continue weaving Gossip a little Tell jokes Make some calls …

We’re Women of Maize

As I said before, it is impossible to think of the Guatemalan, Mexican and Mesoamerican diet without maize. From the Popul Vuh …

Vibrant Guatemalan Women

As a graphic designer I can never ceased to be amazed by the intricate brightly colored textiles worn by the Maya people …

Guatemalan Family Ties

Most Guatemalan families are very tight with several generations often interacting with one another. It is not unusual to have at least …