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Fuchsia Bougainvillea close-up

Guateflora: Fuchsia Bougainvillea

Here’s a close-up look at vibrant fuchsia bracts of the bougainvillea climber plant; definitely the most popular flower plant found in the …

Bougainvillea-lined Road

This is the kind of road the motorcycle riders arriving to La Antigua Guatemala may find. Even I would like to ride …

Coffee and Gravileas Trees Along with Bougainvillea Bushes

This photo is needed to clarify a confusion about the coffee trees and their height. Nathalie from Sydney DP asked if coffee trees grow very tall in La Antigua Guatemala, while referring to this photograph which showed coffee trees and their shadow makers the gravilea trees around Antigua, San Pedro Las Huertas to be precise. I posted a Close-up photo of coffee plantation before to show the coffee bushes (tree could be considered an exaggeration) and the shadow trees known here a gravileas. So, to answer Nathalie’s questions, coffee trees (ed. bushes) do not grow very high; they can be harvest by Guatemalan farm workers on foot.

Huge Bougainvillea Tree at El Pensativo River

Believe it or not, the dry green river bed is El Pensativo River. The other day while driving on Calle Chipilapa, which takes you to La Ermita de la Santa Cruz Ruins, I saw this huge bougainvillea tree on the other side of El Pensativo River, dry now but soon it will have running water. I never seen a bougainvillea tree so big; my wife and I saw a midget bougainvillea tree—about 1 meter in height— in Tapachula, Mexico.

Antigua Gardens: Verdant Walls BY RUDY GIRON

Antigua Gardens: Verdant Walls

Verdurous walls covered with lush wall creepers or bougainvillea plants are quite common in the gardens of Antigua Guatemala. Take a photographic …

Roses Make Me Happy

Did you know that the slogan of Antigua Guatemala is the city of the perpetual roses? That’s right, although nowadays you find …

Antigua Guatemala Back Roads by Rudy Giron

Antigua Guatemala Back Roads

Antigua Guatemala is full of back roads and shortcuts that can take you to new scenery such as a bougainvillea-lined roadway, paths …

Guatemalan Coffees Are Truly Green

Today, I continue learning about the Guatemalan coffees. In the past I have mention how I thought coffee plantations were beneficial for …

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Gravilea Trees Wallpaper

As mentioned before the Gravilea trees are planted next to coffee bushes to provide the necessary shade for the coffee plants. Once …