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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!




Se alquila telefono by Rudy Giron

Phone for Rent






Following the typical Guatemalan approach to doing business which is don’t put all your eggs in one basket, here they sell freshly …




Waiting #3 in Antigua Guatemala by Rudy Girón

Waiting #3 in Antigua Guatemala






WIN A PHOTO POST CARD FROM ANTIGUA DAILY PHOTO! We continue with the mini series on “waiting” and the win-a-post-card contest. Here’s …




The Wait #2 in Antigua Guatemala by Rudy Girón

Waiting #2 in Antigua Guatemala






WIN A PHOTO POST CARD FROM ANTIGUA DAILY PHOTO! We continue with the mini series on “waiting” and the win-a-post-card contest. Here’s …




#1 The wait in Antigua Guatemala by Rudy Girón

Waiting #1 in Antigua Guatemala






WIN A PHOTO POST CARD FROM ANTIGUA DAILY PHOTO! Guatemalans are not known for their punctually so often you see people waiting. …




Buenos días, Buenos días






Life is short but there is always time for courtesy. —Ralph Waldo Emerson Buenos días, buenos días, que le vaya bien, they …




Braid My Hair






It’s incredible how long it takes me to show you the most common vistas from La Antigua Guatemala. See, one of the …




Here, Take My Photo






On the weekends Calle del Arco is turn into a pedestrian strip and several business bring out benches, carts and flowers and …




Taking A Short Break






Often we hear that Guatemala is a country of contrasts. Even I try to show it often and what better way to …




Guatemalan Weekend Fashion






The people from Guatemala City are known as capitalinos; residents of the Capital city. Women from Guatemala City would be capitalinas. La …




Guatemalan Smile






Last Monday 8 of March was celebrated the International Women’s Day through out the world. I believe women should be celebrated everyday, …




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 …




Fuel Home Delivery in La Antigua Guatemala






Other colonial measurements still in use in present-day Guatemala are: Una mano (one hand or five of anything), un manojo (a bunch), una libra (a pound; this one may hurt many of you, but for sure, the civilized world now uses the kilo), una picopada (a truckload), una fila de frances (a row of french rolls), una arroba (@ or 25 pounds) un quintal (100 pounds), una cuerda (a cord equals 1/6 of city block), una medida (a measurement of whatever fits inside a small can or basket), una penca de banano (that’s a banana cluster), et-cetera or basically that’s what I can remember right now. I am sure the Guatemalans visitors will share other colonial measurements being used in Guatemala. There was a recent article about colonial measurement in Prensa Libre’s Revista Domingo under the title of Costumbres que pesan {ñ}.







Un poco de todo…






Un poco de todo or A little of everything could be the most appropriate description for La Antigua Guatemala’s Central Park. Interestingly enough, we call it central park or El Parque Central although its official name is La Plaza Mayor (The Main Plaza).







Real People, Real Miracles






That is exactly what Guatemala needs from the new Social Democratic government: Real people making real miracles (or at least real positive changes)!