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If Looks Could Kill






Okay guys, let’s get the creative juices going. I will let you caption this picture. Have fun!




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What should I eat today?






Since Antigua Guatemala is the tourism capital for Central America, it’s quite common to see tourists, local and foreign, window shopping for …




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Paper Travel Guides






In my quest to bring you the most complete photographic library of the people, things and events that you may encounter while …




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The Tourists Wear Thongs






The devil wears prada and many young tourists wear thongs. I have shown these sandals before in several photos, but just now …




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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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Having the Sun for Lunch






Yes Manolo, the weather gods are on LAG side. Above you see a group of tourist having the Sun for lunch and enjoying too. Yes the temperate weather gods have been given La Antigua Guatemala temperatures between 68 and 74 degrees Fahrenheit in the harshest Winter month. Oh boy, life is wonderful in La Antigua Guatemala…







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Eating Ice Cream in the Winter Season






I guess that many tourists like the opportunity to eat rich ice cream in the winter season in the open in La Antigua Guatemala’s streets. Last year I showed you two tourists taking a break in the late afternoon to eat ice cream in Enjoy it while it lasts!







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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.