Lake Amatitlan

Monday, March 2, 2015 | by

Lake Amatitlan
Lake Amatitlan used to be an important source of fresh water for Guatemala City during colonial times. Later it became an important tourist destination and the lake shores were bought out by the elites to build luxurious vacationing houses.
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Machete as a Fashion Statement

Thursday, February 26, 2015 | by

Machete as a Fashion Statement
Machete, more than a tool for the peasantry, it used to be a fashion accessory.
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Quetzalteca Tamarindo

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 | by

Quetzalteca, maker of my favorite Guatemalan hard drinks just came out with a new size for the Tamarindo flavor, now available on a 125ml bottle.
Now you can take your bottle on the go.

Salud amigos..

Guatemalan Terroir

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 | by

Guatemalan Papayas
A Greek philosopher once said: The man who seats in front of his vineyard and does not contemplate happiness, is incapable of being happy.
I think the same applies for papayas or other plants. Guatemalan terroir, its soil is so rich, you throw a seed on your garden, a papaya tree would grow. There is an area of Guatemala called by locals “El Huerto de Centroamerica” Central America’s vegetable garden, responsible for producing a big part of the vegetables eaten in Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador.


Saturday, February 21, 2015 | by

Piracy is a big business here in Guatemala. You can buy movie titles for as cheap as $1.
Some times they have DVD movies available before they are featured on movie theaters.

Todos Santos Cuchumatan

Thursday, February 19, 2015 | by

Reconocimiento a Jinete
I know I’ve shared photographs of Todos Santos Cuchumatan.
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Guatemala’s Winter

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 | by

This is how we deal with cold winters here in Guatemala.


The Brilliance of Guatemalan Urban Planning

Monday, February 16, 2015 | by

Despite the recent pedestrian and bicycle pathways inaugurated and under construction,
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Creative ways Guatemalan Companies do Business

Sunday, February 15, 2015 | by

Who doesn’t love grilled meats?
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Reviving Cuatro Grados Norte

Saturday, February 14, 2015 | by

Cuatro Grados Norte (Four Degrees North) used to be a very prominent area of Guatemala City.
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Guatemalan Food: Sweet Bread

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 | by

Pan Dulce
Guatemalans love Pan Dulce,
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Guatemala City

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 | by

Guatemala City
This is Guatemala City,
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