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Repairing The Spanish-tile Roofs

People repairing streets, façades and roofs are also very common during Cuaresma [Lent]. Everyone wants La Antigua Guatemala to look its best …


Roof Top and Palo de Izote

Palo de Izote is the Guatemalan equivalent of the Joshua tree. In fact, Palo de Izote is the Mesoamerican cousin of the …


Spanish Tiles Roofs

I am sure I am not the only one who enjoys looking at the repetition and texture created by the terra-cotta Spanish …


Spanish Tile Roof Texture

I love textures and La Antigua Guatemala seems to possess an endless amount of textures. Perhaps the fact that I am a …


Spanish-tile Roof Pattern

We, graphic designers, are a weird bunch. We like thinks like patterns, textures, colors, signs, letter shapes, shapes, you name it; if …


The Spanish-style roof tiles in Compañí­a de Jesús

Elsewhere in La Antigua Guatemala, there is all kinds of Independence activities, similar to what I showed you last year. Today and tomorrow will be filled with patriotic sounds coming from the many students school bands and their parades, as well as the many Independence marathons which carry the patriotic fire in their torches back to their communities and villages. I will try to get at least some different shots of the activities, if work allows it. In the meantime, you can get a feel for the festive and noisy atmosphere we live now in La Antigua Guatemala by checking the entries below.