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Market Day — Tostadas are Us!

Where is Waldo? I mean where’s the tostada vendor? This is what a typical tostada shop looks like inside the Antigua Guatemala’s …

Market Day — Bus Terminal

The bus terminal behind the mercado of Antigua Guatemala is full of color and vibrancy. There’s such an effervesce there with buses …

Typical market vendor of grains

El mercado of Antigua Guatemala is such a photogenic place. Almost everywhere you point you camera, you have interesting vistas to capture. …

Handicrafts Market El Carmen

Here’s another panoramic vista taken from Cerro de la Cruz, which shows 3a avenida norte and the handicrafts market of El Carmen …

Colonial-style Marketing Gimmicks

Casa Escobar resturant is known for having people dress up like colonial-times Spaniards to cry out the specials and menu options to …

Market Marchers Manifestation

La Antigua Guatemala sí es Guatemala after all. I hate to admit it, but Manolo was right! Just when I think Antigua …

El Carmen Handicrafts Market

Visiting the El Carmen ruins folkart market is among the top things people do on the weekends and holidays in La Antigua …

Market Pick-Me-Up

Sweet. Juicy. Succulent. Happy. Fresh. Inviting. These are just some of the words that come to mind whenever I spy the overflowing …

Guatemalan Market Fruit Stand

WANTED: Blenders are needed to process all the tropical fruits in the market stand above into licuados, smoothies and milkshakes. Experience is …

Selling Cell Phones in the La Antigua’s Market

The transnational Spanish cell phone company Movistar enters the humble Guatemalan market; following the example set by Domino’s Pizza. So now, you can go to el mercado (market) of La Antigua Guatemala for your vegetables, fruits, spices, flowers, dishes, charcoal and cell phones. These two girls, with Telefónica Movistar t-shirts, were selling the cell phones for Q130/USD$18 with Q100 of airtime and your own cellphone number; not bad all.