3rd Year Anniversary of AntiguaDailyPhoto.Com

Volcán de Agua and Antigua Guatemala

Day one of year four.

On the first anniversary of La Antigua Guatemala I shared my goal with you:

My idea was to show the good, the bad and the ugly of this colonial town. I did not want to make a touristic site for the most popular touristic destination in Central America. La Antigua Guatemala is photogenic, so my goal has been a bit difficult. But I have tried to show other aspects of life which I did not see cover in other sites. Also, I wanted to ‘own’ a venue for practicing my inadequate written English and amateur photographic skills. Three hundred and seventy-six posts later I have improved neither; it’s so pathetic. On the other hand, I have gained a great deal of knowledge about this town and many good friends (even if they don’t see eye-to-eye on the issues we talked about here). What can I say, they’re are all wrong!

On the second anniversary of La Antigua Guatemala I reflected upon the concept of milestones:

Every time humans arrive at a milestone, we tend to review what we have traveled thus far. Two years of consecutive blogging is not much or even important in the big scale of things. Nonetheless, it is a big achievement for me since I have never done anything like this before. I am very happy to have reached this time mark and to have helped others in the process. I thank all my regular visitors for your support, comments, feedback and donations.

For the third anniversary of La Antigua Guatemala, I have come to the conclusion that I am too wordy and nobody cares for long entries anymore… so from this point forward I will make short entries.

One more thing, I have some questions for you, what does AntiguaDailyPhoto mean to you? What kind of themes you care for? Do you prefer entries with lots of information or just the picture and its caption? Do you care for the music or videos that show up every once in a while? Are you tired of food shots? Should I leave out all the controversial and politics out? Should I focus more or less on the people, landscape, animals, idiosyncrasies of Guatemalans? What else should I be asking?

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