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Colonial Style Fountain Detail

It’s nice to see colonial pilas and lavaderos (water tanks + washbasins) being used now as fountains and as decoration. If you …

Garden Art: Monkey Sculptures

Business owners take note, how do you take something as mundane as a parking lot and turn it into a delightful experience? …

Garden Art: Rabbit Sculpture

I really like these ceramic sculptures found in the green areas of Santo Domingo del Cerro. I especially like this rabbit. I …

Garden Art: Horse Sculptures

These beautiful and playful sculptures can be found in the green areas of Santo Domingo del Cerro, one of my favorite destinations …

Garden Under The Rain

Here’s a rainy season vista from A Room With A View. Believe it or not, La Antigua Guatemala always shows its most …

Central Park Water Fountain

Oftentimes we do things driven by the unconscious mind and that’s why is very difficult to have the coherent answers for them. …

Theme Day: Color Green

As every fist of the month, the Daily Photo community has a theme day and the color green is what was chosen …

Skyping from the Garden

Since there are so many wireless Internet access points (Wi-Fi) available in La Antigua Guatemala, it’s not unusual to see people calling …

El Calvario Fountain

This fountain is located on the parallel path of Alameda El Calvario. At sunset you can find teenagers and students having atol …

Garden Dining at Epicure

Following the advice provided by RWOrange on Dining in the Garden from a few days ago, I decided to pay a visit …

Dining in the Garden

We are so lucky in La Antigua Guatemala that almost every day of the year we can dine in the garden. The …

Mermaids Fountain with Flowers

Cool and peaceful are the afternoons in Central Park nowadays, except for the murmurs of the mermaids and the people enjoying the …

Theme day: Favorite Part of Town

It’s been a while since AntiguaDailyPhoto participates in the Theme day of the City Daily Photo community; since the theme bright colors …

A Fountain’s Top

Like many fountain’s around Antigua Guatemala, there is always something very soothing about them (oh, and the light was just beautiful), but …

Antigua Garden At Night

I love walking around our garden at night. There’s something enchanting about looking at all the different flowers illuminated by spot lights. …

Antigua Styled Water Fountains

This is another perspective to the Flowers and Fountains post from a week ago. In today’s photo I focused tightly and managed …

Flowers and Fountains

Incredible the things that can be made with simple things like huge large pot and several dozen fountain spouts. I can’t say …

Corner Búcaro Fountain

According to Foursquare, I hold more mayorships than anyone in La Antigua Guatemala, including the current elected Mayor, Dr. Vivar. ;-) So, …

Playing With Running Water

Three simple shots of fountains found inside the patios of Casa Santo Domingo. In the picture above I decided to freeze the …

Finca Washbasins and Water Tanks

Don’t ask me, but how did the venerable utilitarian pila (water tank) and lavadero (washbasin) became decorations elements or design accents? In …

Leaves of Grass

I am sure you were already thinking of Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass. Gotcha! Well, this is really a literal snapshot or …

Inside Patio and Fountain

Here’s an interesting idea, cover the patio with transparent laminas plus a pergola framework where one can hang the Colas de Quetzal …

Palo de Izote Reflected

Palo de Izote is the Mesoamerican cousin of the Joshua or Yucca tree. I have a fascination with the Izote tree; I …

Fountain Fragment

Besides signs, I also have a fascination for fountains. I am glad in La Antigua Guatemala there is an abundance of both. …

Lazy Afternoons At The Park

The fountains around the Plaza Mayor provide the perfect sound track for spending a relax time sitting on a bench and watching …

A Room With A View

Don’t we all would love to have a room with a view? Even though this is not my daily view, I can’t …