Currently browsing

Search results for: "lent in antigua"

Antigua Lent Processions: Santa Ana

We continue our series Antigua Lent Processions thanks to the wonderful imagery of our friend and collaborator Leonel [Nelo] Mijangos who has …

Valentine’s Day in La Antigua Guatemala

Valentine’s Day in Guatemala is known as El Dí­a del Cariño. Cariño and caress share the same etymology and it means affection. The Day of Affection would be a close translation for El Dí­a del Cariño, thus it is much more than Valentine’s Day because it is the day to show your affection, love and appreciation to your co-workers, neighbors, friends, family, and of course, your girlfriend or wife; whatever the case may be.

Lent 2022 Decorations

Lent 2022 Decorations

Wednesday March 2nd is the beginning of Lent 2022 or Cuaresma as we call it in the Spanish-speaking world. Purple banners and …