Currently browsing category

Antigua in Black and White

The Piano Man

As promised nearly ten years ago, I share with you the stuff I see, the stuff I come across. Today I bring …

© Zero violence, I repeat, only love, happiness and peace while changing the country forever. The cleaning crowds have arrived! by Rudy Giron

Sweeping Changes in Guatemala

Zero violence! Only love, happiness and peace while Guatemalans are changing the country forever with their manifestations and rejection of corruption at …

© Conversations at Parque Central by Rudy Giron

Conversations at Parque Central

A group of friends get together to ‘chat’ with one another on a bench of Parque Central, La Antigua Guatemala. That’s modernity …

Visual Duel in Antigua Guatemala © Rudy Giron

-6 Days to 9th Anniversary: The Visual Duel

The painter vs the photographer in a duel on Calle del Arco, Antigua Guatemala. Each one with the visual tool of choice. These are quotidian vistas one can find in Antigua Guatemala on a typical weekend…

The Granizada Transanction © Rudy Giron

-11 Days to 9th Anniversary: The Granizada Transanction

When I grew up, sweet granizadas, shaved ice, were the only choice. Sweet Guatemalan granizadas were simply prepared by adding watery food-coloring syrups. Nowadays, sweet granizadas are very complex, with all kinds of marmalades, syrups and condensed milk added as toppings. There are also now salty granizadas available as well. Salty granizadas usually have crushed pumpkin roasted seeds, chile powder, lime juice and salt. Of course, there are also michelada granizadas and ceviche tasting granizadas on the salty side. In other words, salty granizadas are as complex and in demand as the sweet granizadas.

Weekend Wood Delivery by Rudy Girón

Wood Fuel Home Delivery

The first time I posted the use of wood as fuel here, I was against it. By the second time I shared …