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Good Morning, How Can I Help You?






One of aspect that surprises many people who visit Guatemala for the first time is how polite and kind Guatemalans are, especially …




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Portón of La Antigua Guatemala






Here’s your illustrated Spanish word of the day from Antigua Guatemala: Portón or gate, or large door. It’s been a while since …




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Laundry Day






We continue our series #RealGuatemala with a photograph of drying clothes in one of the villages of Antigua Guatemala. If you look …




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Doorway into the Raw Past






This week I felt through a rabbit hole, a doorway into the raw textured past of Convento Las Capuchinas. Come back tomorrow …




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The Golden Door






As you’re gazing at Enchanting Nook #1 at the Hotel Centro Colonial Antigua, spin your head around to your right and look …




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What Was the Old Man Thinking?






I wonder what was going through the old man’s mind while watching the young tourist with flip flops (thongs) and short shorts. …




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Narrow Arched-doorway in Antigua






Sure, La Antigua Guatemala is a nearly-quincentennial city and you may be inclined to believe after some strolls around Antigua that nothing …




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Casa de los Pasos in Antigua






This façade belongs to self-titled Casa de los Paso on Calle de los Pasos (Street of the Steps). You can see several …