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Watching the World Go by…






If you are a fan of people watching you are hard-pressed to find a lovelier place than La Antigua Guatemala to enjoy …




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Vista From The Vet’s Office






Even while doing errands and chores around La Antigua Guatemala, you are given the opportunity to experience a post card moment. Life …




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The Show Must Go On!






Sorry for being absent the last few days. I do have the photos for the missing days and I will be updating …




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Street photography or voyeurism?






I believe that I do tend to be a voyeur or obsessive observer when it comes to capture the most natural street life scenes. My goal is to capture the intriguing split-second scene. I do not like posed photograph, especially posed street photos because once the subject is aware of the lens the natural feel is lost; the window that I open for you into the daily life of La Antigua Guatemala is broken.







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Cell Phone Pics: The couple






The cellular telephone industry is one of the fastest growing industries and they just broke a new record for Latin America: 10 million 150 thousand users or the equivalent of 75% of the population has now an “active cellphone”. The key word here is: Active. This makes Guatemala one of the most connected countries in Latin America. (Source: Guatemala bate récord de usuarios de telefoní­a móvil at elPeriódico {ES}).







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Watching the Watchers Watch






Watching the Watchers Watch is what we call in Spanish a trabalenguas or tongue twister.

What kind of stories do you see in this picture?







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Guatemalan Adoptions Could Be Mixed Blessings






There are many complications when you take an adopted child from Guatemala to a foreign land and to a foreign culture. One complication could be that he or she will be marked as strange because of her Mayan traits and the dark color of the skin.

Hispanic and Indigenous children might be walking on uneven streets if they are taken to mostly white neighborhoods where racism and discrimination could part of their daily bread.







Maid and door in Antigua






We can derive three facts about Antigua from this photo. 1: Maids wear an apron all day long. 2: Many doorways in …