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El gatito y la niña

I wonder why there are far fewer street cats than there are chuchos in Guatemala. By the way, in case you missed …

#GoOrganic: Save the Bees

Ah the bees, who would have thought how important are the bees to the production of food, our food. Alarms have gone …

Maximón and Mishito

Here’s your Guatemalan Spanish word of the day: Mishito or kitty or gatito in plain Spanish. Now, the effigy next to the …

Who Are Your True Friends?

At present, I believe, in the English language we throw around certain words so much that often we are diminishing their true …

One horse of power

I really like to see well taken care of horse riding through the streets of Antigua Guatemala and surrounding villages. That’s why …

Procuring The Firewood by Rudy Giron - www.rudygiron.com

Procuring the firewood

Whenever you come across people riding horses or donkeys over the cobblestone streets of La Antigua Guatemala you feel like you are …

Alone and Lonely by Rudy Giron

Alone and Lonely

Alone and lonely are two things that first came to my mind when I took this photo and especially so after I …

The Milkman in San Gaspar Vivar by Rudy Giron

Got Milk?

Basically, the lechero, milkman, guides a herd of goats, cabras in Guatemalan Spanish, around town selling the drawn-on-the-spot glass of milk for …

Zompopos FAQ

This year the May Zompopos actually did arrive in May. Even though the Guatemalan winged sompopo ant appears every year in May, …

Adopt a Mutt

If you can’t decide between a Shepherd, a Setter or a Poodle, get them all… adopt a mutt! Animal Aware in Antigua …

Theme Day: Animals

Of all God’s creatures, there is only one that cannot be made slave of the lash. That one is the cat. If …