Caravana del Zorro

Saturday, February 6, 2016 | by

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Today is Guatemala’s famous Caravana del Zorro, a massive motorcycle pilgrimage to the Basilica de Esquipulas.

This tradition started in 1961 and now days it gathers about 40 thousand pilgrims that make the ride from Downtown Guatemala City to the town of Esquipulas to venerate the Cristo Negro de Esquipulas.

Motorcyclists start to gather the previous night at Central Park.

Bicimetro

Thursday, February 4, 2016 | by

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Guatemala City’s Bicimetro is an initiative by the city’s municipality to promote the use of bicycle as a commuting alternative. Read the rest of this entry »

Life is too short for bad coffee

Friday, January 29, 2016 | by

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I found this chalkboard with this very inspiring message. Read the rest of this entry »

Doing laundry Guatemalan style

Thursday, January 28, 2016 | by

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When you see a scene like this, Read the rest of this entry »

Eating Downtown Guatemala City

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 | by

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Eating out is not just about the food. The ambiance can make for a great paring for food too. Read the rest of this entry »

Coffee Lovers Heaven

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 | by

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Guatemala despite being a tiny country is the world’s 10th largest producer of coffee. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Eat Revolcado

Friday, January 22, 2016 | by

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Have you ever wonder how or what is the proper technique to eat Guatemalan foods?
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El Que Encuentre Una Flor

Thursday, January 21, 2016 | by

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A new photo exhibit is underway at La Casa Centro Cultural on Zone 1 Guatemala City.
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Guatemalan Guava

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 | by

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In case you did not know, Guavas (Psidium guajava) are endemic to southern Mexico and Central America. Read the rest of this entry »

The Ch’orti’ People

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 | by

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The Ch’orti’ people are the closest related -linguistically- to the Mayan of the Classic era and they are directly descendants of the Maya who inhabited the great city of Copan. Read the rest of this entry »

Traveling Guatemalan Style.

Monday, January 18, 2016 | by

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A few days ago I shared a post trying to illustrate how (some) Guatemalans travel on the country side.
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Parking in Guatemala

Thursday, January 14, 2016 | by

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One of the things I hate the most is the parking policies in Guatemalan shopping malls and plazas. Read the rest of this entry »