Archive for February, 2015

Machete as a Fashion Statement

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

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

Quetzalteca Tamarindo

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

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 24th, 2015

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 21st, 2015

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 19th, 2015

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

Guatemala’s Winter

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

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


The Brilliance of Guatemalan Urban Planning

Monday, February 16th, 2015

Despite the recent pedestrian and bicycle pathways inaugurated and under construction,

Creative ways Guatemalan Companies do Business

Sunday, February 15th, 2015

Who doesn’t love grilled meats?

Reviving Cuatro Grados Norte

Saturday, February 14th, 2015

Cuatro Grados Norte (Four Degrees North) used to be a very prominent area of Guatemala City.

Guatemalan Food: Sweet Bread

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

Pan Dulce
Guatemalans love Pan Dulce,

Guatemala City

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Guatemala City
This is Guatemala City,

Guatemalan Tuc Tuc

Monday, February 9th, 2015

Tuc Tuc
One of the ubiquitous Tuc Tucs of Guatemala.