Blink And The World Will Change

Inicio de Fumarola del Volcán de Fuego

It’s kind of paradoxical that in a place like La Antigua Guatemala things change in the blink of an eye. But, things do change quite often.

For instance, while I was taking this shot of Volcán de Fuego a fumarole emerged. I took this photo from our west-looking balcony using the maximum zoom (560mm) in the new camera, by passing many of the gravileas trees in the coffee plantation next door. Half hour later the dead Gravilea trees that created the frame were gone.

Sadly, the same thing happens to a lot of businesses in Antigua Guatemala. The other day, I was on my way to La Cenicienta cake shop and cafe to buy some sweets and when I got to location on Calle del Arco where La Cenicienta used to be for as long as I can remember, a new taco restaurant by the name of Tacotento had taken its place; just like that. 🙁

Needless to say that AntiguaDailyPhoto functions as a blogumentary and historic archive of places that once existed in La Antigua Guatemala.

Can you name a place that you’ve seen in AntiguaDailyPhoto that no longer exists?

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