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Mirror Mirror

I am sure I have shared this beautiful twist to the typical Narcissus story by Oscar Wilde since it’s among my favorite …

Tranquility at Parque Central of Antigua Guatemala by Rudy Girón

Theme Day: Tranquility

It is neither wealth nor splendor; but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness. —Thomas Jefferson As most firsts of the month …

Guatemalan Mother's Day by Rudy Girón

Guatemalan Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day always falls on May 10 in Guatemala. Thus, today is a holiday for mothers in Guatemala and many mamás get …

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 …

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. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Fountain Fragment

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

San Jerónimo Ruins Fountain

I wonder how many fountains there are in La Antigua Guatemala. Everywhere I go, even in fast food restaurants, there is at …

Antigua Colonial Patio

What better way to enjoy a Sunday morning than to bring a freshly brewed cup of the best coffee in the world …

Chepito, Let Me Show You…

I like to photograph old people. I like to photograph young people. I like to photograph people, regardless of their age, really. …

Antigua Oasis

I can remember everything about this Antigua moment except exactly where it is. All the recent discussion about water reminded me of …

What in the World is a Búcaro?

Many times, when foreigners are looking at listings for houses or apartments for rent or sale in La Antigua Guatemala, they come …