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PHOTO STOCK: Fisheye Vista of Iglesia de La Merced by RUDY GIRON

Fisheye Vista of Iglesia de La Merced

Today I am happy to share with you the dramatic fisheye vista of the inside of Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de La Merced, or simply known as La Merced church… TAP to see the full size photograph and post.

PHOTO STOCK: Fisheye Vista of Parroquia Escuela de Cristo

Fisheye Vista of Parroquia Escuela de Cristo

We continue the Fisheye vista series with the inside view of Parroquia de Nuestra Señora de los Remedios, better known simply as Escuela de Cristo.

I really like how the entire parish is framed by this huge arch located right at the entrance. Also, I really like how the checked floor tiles bring you in… TAP to see the full size photograph and post.

PHOTO STOCK: Antigua Guatemala's Most Popular Colors by Rudy Giron

Antigua Guatemala’s Most Popular Colors

I would venture to say that these two colors are the most often used to paint the façades of houses and buildings through out this enchanting town… TAP to see the full photo and the official Cartilla del Color of La Antigua Guatemala.

Iglesia La Merced at Dawn

Here are some of the Christmas lights installed at Iglesia de La Merced in Antigua Guatemala. The really colorful lights were off …

Look at the doves, sweetie!

You know, whenever you encounter doves, children by an atrium of a church or park, you know your chances of a photo …

Día de Santiago Festivities

As every July 25, La Antigua Guatemala, formerly known as La Muy Noble y Muy Leal Ciudad de Santiago de los Caballeros …

Look Up, There’s Art Up There

Art should live free among us, in sitting rooms, cathedrals, palaces, town halls and cancer wards, in pubs and on gable ends. …

New Look of Parque Central

The new garden areas, plants, flowers and fences of Parque Central, the main square, of Antigua Guatemala have given the central park …

Night Photography Tours by

Vista from Iglesia de La Merced at Night

Nearly ten years ago I promised I would share with you in a daily basis slices of quotidian life from La Antigua Guatemala and its surrounding areas. I hope you still enjoy these slides of daily life from this charming colonial town on the high lands of Central America… let me know either way.

Guatemala Is On Fire

Guatemala is on fire! If you don’t know what’s going on, search the news about Guatemala. On the other hand, in La …

The Moon and The Bell

Here’s a picture of the raising moon in the background with one of the bells from Iglesia de San Francisco El Grande …

Antigua Architecture Walks

I was fortunate to accompany Guatemalan Architect José María Magaña Juárez, who specializes in conservation of monuments and historic centers and was …