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Rudy Giron

Portrait of the Ambulant Coffee Vendors

Portrait of the Ambulant Coffee Vendors

These ambulant coffee vendors will bring a delicious cup of cappuccino, mocaccino or black coffee to your favorite bench at Parque de La Union, La Merced or Parque Central. Three choices with or without sugar; that is it. Make sure to patronize these ingenious ambulant vendors on your next visit to Antigua Guatemala… TAP to see the full size photo and post.

Ambulant Coffee Vendors in Antigua Guatemala

Ambulant Coffee Vendors in Antigua Guatemala

Life begins after coffee and these three fellows know it; that’s way they have this thriving business of ambulant coffee vendors. A cup of black coffee will set you back Q5 or about US$0.65 and a cup of cappuccino or mocaccino sells for Q10. Come back tomorrow if you want to see the faces of these ingenious ambulant coffee vendors.

Hibiscus Flower and Dramaticly-lit Ruins of the Jesuit Society in Antigua Guatemala.

Hibiscus Flower and Dramaticly-lit Ruins

I decided to place the vibrant hibiscus flowers [rosa de jamaica] in the foreground and and dramaticly-lit ruins as backdrop. I made several shots switching for the focal point from the flowers to the ruins as well making horizontal and vertical orientation version… TAP to see the full size photos and post.

Framing Fuego's Fumaroles

Framing Fuego’s Fumaroles

As I have mentioned before, there are so many ways to frame the eruptions of Volcán de Fuego towering over Antigua Guatemala. Today’s is just one more take on the framing theme for Fuego eruptions. Enjoy!

Handmade Sign from Antigua Guatemala — Helados Cool

Handmade Sign from Antigua Guatemala — Helados Cool

We continue our mini series of of handmade signs of Antigua Guatemala with this wooden and metal sign for Helados Cool. How much creativity one can find in the handmade signs of this enchanting town, don’t you agree?

Handmade Sign from Antigua Guatemala — Coco Bambu

Handmade Sign from Antigua Guatemala — Coco Bambu

I believe this is the wooden sign for a Guatemalan Caribbean-Garífuna restaurant located on 6a avenida norte. I still haven’t try their food, but it is on my list for the Friday’s Foodie Spots. Stay tuned!