Guatemalan Syncretism

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 | by

During tge colonization of the Americas, spaniards would use brutal techniques to “save” souls of Mayan infidels and convert them to Christianity. Read the rest of this entry »

Ancient Mayan City of Q’umarkaj

Sunday, November 22, 2015 | by

The City was the capital of the K’iche’ people and one of the most powerful states in Guatemala upon the arrival of the Spanish conquistadors. Read the rest of this entry »

Guatemalan Lack of Common Sense

Thursday, November 19, 2015 | by

Often Guatemalan authorities come up with some rules and restrictions and infrastructure lacking common sense.
At Guatemala City’s only international airport, there is no proper waiting area for non-travelers. If your are waiting for someone at the airport, you have to sit on the floor outside. There is a small food court but only capable of seating about 50 people.

Guatemalan History

Sunday, November 15, 2015 | by

Facts about Guatemala’s history. Read the rest of this entry »

Living under siege

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 | by

Guatemala suffers some of the highest crime rates on the region. This has caused a constant hysteria and business have taken extreme security measures, and in my opinion a lot of them just ridiculous.
This chain of gas stations often have security personnel at the entrance and exists. A lot of them have this barricades that only come down when comfirmation is given to the security personnel that kne is ok to exit.

140 días de primavera

Thursday, October 29, 2015 | by

Todd D. Robinson
140 días de primavera is an exhibit and a book compiling photographs of the 140 days of street protests Read the rest of this entry »

Tak’alik Ab’aj

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 | by

Takalik Abaj
Tak’alik Ab’aj is an ancient City located on Guatemala´s Pacific piedmont. Read the rest of this entry »

Monte Alto Culture

Monday, October 26, 2015 | by

Guatemala is known for being the heart of the Mayan Civilization.
But during the reign of the Maya, there were other societies occupying these lands. Read the rest of this entry »

Guatemalan Mall Food

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 | by

I am not a big fan of mall food, but this new place called my attention and I had to give it a try. Read the rest of this entry »

Guatemalan Food: Alambres

Monday, October 12, 2015 | by

Guatemalan Alambre
Alambres are a street food often found at taco stands. Read the rest of this entry »

Guatemalan Doughnuts

Thursday, October 8, 2015 | by

Once again, an U.S.A. franchise adopting Guuatemalan flavors. This time is the well known Dunkin Donuts, and the coffee serve at these coffee shops is a blend of Guatemalan grains.

Cambray II

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 | by

Cambray II
In the face of disaster people become united. Read the rest of this entry »