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Close-up of Hydrangea macrophylla or Hortensias in Spanish BY RUDY GIRON

Guateflora: Hortensias

We continue our close-up look at the most common flowers found in the gardens of Antigua Guatemala with Hortensias the common name …

Walking Among Giants in Antigua Guatemala BY RUDY GIRON

Walking Among Giants in Antigua Guatemala

Since we are talking about the Gigantes, which are used in Dances of the Giants or Baile de los Gigantes, through this link you will find the agenda of activities for The End of the Year Festival at Calle del Arco. Enjoy!

#GoOrganic: Saving Seeds

This is part of the seed bank at Caoba Farms in Antigua Guatemala, the last stop of the organic tour hosted by …

We’re Hombres de Maíz

As I have mentioned before, it is impossible to think of the Guatemalan, Mexican and Mesoamerican diet without maize. From the Popul …

Peasants on their way to work

Another common sight of the #RealGuatemala around Antigua Guatemala is the peasants on their way to work their land. This is especially …

Going to Tend the Milpa

This photos was taken on the outskirts of Volcán de Agua where many people have milpas and orchards. Besides the obvious corn …

We’re Women of Maize

As I said before, it is impossible to think of the Guatemalan, Mexican and Mesoamerican diet without maize. From the Popul Vuh …

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 …

New Closing Time City Ordinances

There is new seismic activity in La Antigua Guatemala’s grapevine. For a while now, I’ve been hearing rumors about new closing times …