Owls Are Abundant In La Antigua Guatemala

Ceramic Owls Populate Gardens in Antigua Guatemala

There seems to be an abundance of tecoltes, owls, around Antigua Guatemala. The reasons you might see lots of tecolotes in Guatemala is because they are considered to bring good fortune and abundance. In Guatemala, tecolotes are also symbols of luck and prosperity. Furthermore, since colonial times, artisans have made ceramic tecolotes as piggy banks; you can find rows of these colonial piggy banks at Dulcería Doña María Gordillo. Tecolotes come in all kinds of materials such as ceramic, wood and metal.

Have you seen tecolotes in your trips to Guatemala? What kind?

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