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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 …