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Dry Season’s Cloudscapes

In Antigua Guatemala the dry season is known for its dramatic cloudscapes, celajes in Spanish, at sunrise and sunset. One of the …

Kites flying over the graveyards of Guatemala

It’s Kite Season in Guatemala

The chilly winds blowing from the true north create the conditions for flying colorful kites over the skyline of Guatemala. Come and …

Get a PRINT of Antigua Guatemala's Volcanic Skyline

Antigua Guatemala’s Volcanic Skyline

If you would like to decorate your home or office with images of Fuego, Agua or Acatenango or give a special gift, get high quality prints from your favorite photographs found in my gallery of the colossal volcanoes! TAP to see all the volcano pictures.

Antigua Guatemala's Skyline: Volcán de Fuego

Antigua Guatemala’s Skyline: Volcán de Fuego

The always erupting Fuego volcano can be found in the southwest of the skyline of Antigua Guatemala. Next to Fuego is the two craters of Acatenango volcano. As I said yesterday, one never gets tired fo these skyline vistas. Enjoy!

Volcano Fuego eruptions at Sunset time BY RUDY GIRON

Fuego’s puffs at Sunset

Today I share with you some moderate eruptions from Volcán de Fuego right after sunset. Enjoy! I used to think that Volcán …

Rudy Giron: Antigua Guatemala &emdash; Baroque architecture at sunset

Baroque architecture at sunset

Here’s your illustrated Spanish word of the day: Celaje for cloudscape. We are fortunate in Antigua Guatemala that even during the rainy …

Cloudscape from Antigua Guatemala

Here’s your illustrated Spanish word of the day: Celaje for cloudscape. The celajes of Antigua Guatemala during the dry season are the …

Fire in the Sky at Sunrise

As I have said many times before, the best time of the year to visit La Antigua Guatemala, or Central America for …

What a Mess We Make by Rudy Girón

What a Mess We Make

I wish that all power lines would be buried underground, at least within the urban perimeters. The crisscross of cables really look …

Who Has Stolen November From Us

Just compared today’s November photo with last year’s November photo which marked the end of the rainy season. That’s right, we want …

Blue Skies Are Us

Definitely, blue skies are us during the dry season. During the rainy season, the sky line remains white and gray most of …

Just a sunset

There is something about how the sun rises and sets that gets people marveled, or in some kind of magical admiration to …

Vista From The Vet’s Office

Even while doing errands and chores around La Antigua Guatemala, you are given the opportunity to experience a post card moment. Life …

The Catcher of the Kites

Soon enough the electric wires become adorned with kites, lots of kites. See kite flying and the Guatemalan electric wire webs just don’t get along. One serves as trap for the other.

Santo Hermano Pedro Park in La Antigua Guatemala

To be honest, I am not sure this is Santo Domingo Park. It is the Santo Domingo statue and it is sort of a park, so I put two and two together. If I am mistaken I sure I will be told right away by the people that know better.

Can you name the volcano in the background and give us its height?

Electric Wire Grid and Volcanoes Wallpaper

Although this image is not as elegant and clean as the one shown in Fire and Acatenango Volcanoes Wallpaer, I thought some of you may enjoy having it as wallpaper for your desktops. If you do, download th image (1600×1200) Electric Wire Grid and Volcanoes Wallpaper.

I don’t know why I have a fascination for this horrible electric wire grids or webs that break up into pieces, the otherwise, gorgeous sky line around La Antigua Guatemala. Well you can at least use this visual noise as wallpapers for your computer.

Architectonic Design Elements in La Antigua Guatemala

La Antigua Guatemala is like a huge living catalog of colonial architectonic design elements. You can walk around the town armed with a camara, notepad and pencil and an eye for detail to capture all the beauty that make up the architecture of The Very Noble and Very Loyal City of Sait James of the Knights of Guatemala. All the colonial architectonic design elements make this an enchanting and haunting little town. It is, certainly, more than the sum of its elements.

Guatemalan Flag at Municipalidad de La Antigua Guatemala

There is a missing flag on the other staff; all you have to do is name the missing flag and describe the colors of it and why. Both answers are in the archives of La Antigua Guatemala Daily Photo. The first complete answer gets five post cards made from photographs from this site sent via Guatemalan regular post mail. Let the game begin.