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Lenten Vistas — Photographers

Nowadays I believe there are as many photographers as cucuruchos, well maybe half or so as many cucuruchos. Of course, many cucuruchos …

Lenten Vistas — Purple Banners

Another typical vista during Lent is the purple banners and bands that adorn many houses and business doorways and windows. Palacio de …

Lenten Vistas — Carpets

Here’s your illustrated Guatemalan Spanish word of the day: Alfombras procesionales for processional carpets. To look at the Lenten processional carpets you …

Lenten Vistas — Floats and Wires

If you follow the Lenten processions through the northwest part of Antigua Guatemala you will invariable come across images of floats trying …

Let The Processional Season Begin

This past Sunday the first Lenten procession hit the streets of Antigua Guatemala. Here’s procession from Santa Catalina Bobadilla as it passes …

Lent Vistas — Alfombras

The processional carpets not only provide beautiful ephemeral art to the eye, often, they also give us the aromas of Lent and …

Lent Vistas — Dolorosas

Lent and Holy Week are an equal opportunity events where everyone gets a chance to participate and carry the floats. Hermanas cargadoras, …