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Ambulant Coffee Vendors in Antigua Guatemala

Ambulant Coffee Vendors in Antigua Guatemala

Life begins after coffee and these three fellows know it; that’s way they have this thriving business of ambulant coffee vendors. A cup of black coffee will set you back Q5 or about US$0.65 and a cup of cappuccino or mocaccino sells for Q10. Come back tomorrow if you want to see the faces of these ingenious ambulant coffee vendors.

Fuente de Las Sirenas at Twilight by Rudy Giron

Fuente de Las Sirenas at Twilight

At the end of a recent afternoon photo walk I ended by the parque central and while sitting down to reply back to pending messages and emails, the light were turned on and the already nice ambience at the main square became beautiful. I made this shot of one of the mermaids from Fuente de las Sirenas from my mobile office, I mean the bench I was sitting at. Enjoy!

Old Couple Having Ice Cream at Parque Central

Sights of Antigua: Old Couple Having Ice Cream at Parque Central

In summary, chances are that if you travel to Guatemala now, you might be safer here than at your own city simply because most Guatemalans are following all the health protocols that keep the pandemic at bay. Furthermore, Guatemala began its booster shot campaign the first week of 2022… TAP to see the full post.

Antigua Makes Us Happy — Take 17

Make sure you take photographic tour through preview entries of the Antigua Makes Me Happy. Today I shared a group portrait of some young men having a blast at Parque Central. They were kind enough to remove their mask for the portrait… TAP to see the full size photo and post.

PHOTO STOCK: Street Portrait of Maya Textile Vendor at Parque Central in Antigua Guatemala

Street Portrait of Maya Textile Vendor — Take 3

Today, once again, I am sharing with you the vibrant colors and warm smile of another Maya ambulant vendor through a portrait made a few steps away from Fuente de Las Sirenas at Parque Central… TAP to see the full size photo and post.

PHOTO STOCK: Street Portrait of Maya Textile Vendor at Parque Central in Antigua Guatemala

Street Portrait of Maya Textile Vendor — Take 1

Today I share with you the vibrant colors and timid smile of this Maya ambulant street vendor made a few steps away from Fuente de Las Sirenas at Parque Central… TAP to see the full size photo and complete post.

Portrait of a Maya Family at Parque Central

Portrait of a Maya Family at Parque Central

Today I share with you the most recent portrait I have made of Ruth and her lovely family. I made this portrait while leading a street photography walk through the streets of Antigua Guatemala where I share my tips for capturing candid shots as well as street portraits of strangers… TAP to see the full size photos and post.

Christmas Lights Decorations at Parque Central

Christmas Lights Decorations at Parque Central

In additions to the over 100,000 Christmas lights installed in every tree of the Parque Central, this year they added Christmas lights sculptures like the one shown above so people can take their selfie… TAP to see the full size photos and post.

The rainy season has began

Today’s panoramic picture was taken from the second floor of Palacio del Ayuntamiento, better known now as la Muni; short for Municipalidad. …