Here’s your Spanish word of the day: Alfarero or potter.
Today I am also sharing the second triptych of the series. Today’s portraits of Nestor, the young potter who specialises in making these beautiful and unique ceramic Nativity scenes. I first shared with you a picture of Nestor and his creating last year with the post Guatemalan Maya Nacimientos.
Also I shared with you that, during early December, in Guatemala people begin putting up their Nacimientos (Nativity Scenes); a tradition that was brought to Guatemala by Santo Hermano Pedro de Betancourt and then spread to the rest of American continent.
One important aspect of nacimientos is that baby Jesus is missing from the scene since his actual birthday is on December 25th. In the mean time, María and José begin asking posada, the quest of shelter; these celebrations are known in Guatemala as Posadas.
BECOME A PREMIUM SUBSCRIBER: Starting in November, AntiguaDailyPhoto will be offering PREMIUM subscriptions. The two premium plans are as follow: In addition to the daily email updates, for $10/month you get five  high resolution images for you to use in your calendars, Christmas cards, greeting cards, mugs, as decor art for your walls, etc. For $20/month you get a photo post card emailed to you home or office and fifteen  high resolution images that you can use in calendars, Christmas/greetings/thank you cards, t-shirts, decor art for you home or office, etc. If you are interested, please let me know I will send you the subscription details. This a great way to support my efforts to efforts to bring you original & creative multimedia content from Antigua Guatemala EVERY DAY and get fabulous and colourful images to use in your personal projects.
© 2014 – 2020, Rudy Giron. All rights reserved.