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Early Morning at Calle del Arco

Early Morning at Calle del Arco

The best time to take photos of Calle del Arco without pedestrians and traffic is early in the morning, around 7am. That’s …

Capturing Daily Life Vistas from Antigua Guatemala

Capturing Daily Life Vistas from Antigua Guatemala

Smartphone cameras are the most common cameras people use during the photo walks I lead in and around Antigua Guatemala. Of course, it is very gratifying to me teach people how to best use their smartphone cameras and all the features they offer to be able to capture daily life vistas during their travels…

Calle del Arco May Turn Into a Pedestrian Passageway

Calle del Arco is Turning Into a Pedestrian Pathway

Yesterday I noticed how the municipal transit police closed completely the one block where the Arco de Santa Catalina is located. Honestly, they should have turned the entire strip of 5a avenida, from Parque Central to Iglesia de La Merced, into a pedestrian pathway, don’t your agree?

Christmas Lights Decorations at Calle del Arco

Christmas Lights Decorations at Calle del Arco

The last week of November municipal employees were busy installing the Christmas light decorations through out the city. The angel wings illuminate Calle del Arco from Parque Central to Iglesia de La Merced… TAP to see the full size photo and post.

PHOTO STOCK: Sunshine at Calle del Arco by RUDY GIRON

Fall is Here, Winter is Coming!

As I mention every year at the beginning of the Fall season: you better start making your way towards Antigua Guatemala to enjoy the Fall and Winter light and colors and our temperate weather. Don’t get caught in the long, cold, harsh Winter…

Macondo is in Antigua Guatemala

Macondo is in Antigua Guatemala

If you don’t know what Macondo is, follow the white rabbit into the rabbit hole of magic realism… TAP to see the full size photo 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.

PHOTO STOCK: Arch of Santa Catalina in Antigua Guatemala by Rudy Giron

Life Goes On in Antigua Guatemala

I have been contacted by quite a few people with interesting in traveling to Guatemala in the coming months and wanted to know how is life in Antigua Guatemala, how are we coping with the pandemic. This is what I told them… KEEP READING.

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Morning Vista of Calle del Arco

With nearly 14 years of posting daily updates from Antigua Guatemala and with nearly 7 years of teaching others how to better …

Daily life vistas from Antigua Guatemala BY RUDY GIRON

Daily life vistas from Antigua Guatemala

Nothing beats Street Photography when it comes capturing authentic images of daily life. The less intimidating way to capture candid photographs is to shoot from across the street…

Walking Among Giants in Antigua Guatemala BY RUDY GIRON

Walking Among Giants in Antigua Guatemala

Since we are talking about the Gigantes, which are used in Dances of the Giants or Baile de los Gigantes, through this link you will find the agenda of activities for The End of the Year Festival at Calle del Arco. Enjoy!

Balcony on Calle del Arco by Rudy Giron

Balcony on Calle del Arco

This is one of my favorite balconies in Antigua Guatemala and believe it or not, you can find at Calle del Arco. …