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La Antigua’s Old-style Mercado Stand

Diversify is very sound advice for any business. Patsy, who loves chicken, would say, don’t put all the eggs in one basket. So, it is no surprise to find stands, like the one pictured above, in La Antigua Guatemala’s market which sells all kinds of items. This photograph gives an idea for a new easy game (we haven’t got a game for a while) for this weekend.

PHOTO STOCK: Autochthonous Corn from Guatemala

Autochthonous Corn from Guatemala

In Guatemala; especially corn grown by the Maya people. We still appreciate the autochthonous corn which comes in white, yellow, red and black with its non-uniform kernels… TAP to see the full size photo and post.

Crepes from Unión Café Antigua BY RUDY GIRON

Foodie Fridays — Crepes from Unión Café Antigua

The sweet crepes here are from Unión Café Antigua, one of the best options in town for delicious and healthy breakfasts. They also offer a great selection of smoothies and coffee to go along with their all day breakfast and lunch options. I have tried their smart smoothie, which also includes a shot of espresso coffee. Bon appetite!

Guatemalan Christmas Syncretism BY RUDY GIRON

Guatemalan Christmas Syncretism

Gabriela Orozco García, 19 years old, puts the final touches on a figure of a Mayan-inspired Nativity scene. The Orozco García family from Antigua Guatemala are renown artisans who produce ceramic Nativity scenes with Mayan attires from all regions of Guatemala.