Archive for January, 2016

Life is too short for bad coffee

Friday, January 29th, 2016

I found this chalkboard with this very inspiring message. (more…)

Doing laundry Guatemalan style

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

When you see a scene like this, (more…)

Eating Downtown Guatemala City

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Restaurante La Negra
Eating out is not just about the food. The ambiance can make for a great paring for food too. (more…)

Coffee Lovers Heaven

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

Guatemala despite being a tiny country is the world’s 10th largest producer of coffee. (more…)

How to Eat Revolcado

Friday, January 22nd, 2016

eating revolcado
Have you ever wonder how or what is the proper technique to eat Guatemalan foods?

El Que Encuentre Una Flor

Thursday, January 21st, 2016

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

Guatemalan Guava

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

In case you did not know, Guavas (Psidium guajava) are endemic to southern Mexico and Central America. (more…)

The Ch’orti’ People

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

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. (more…)

Traveling Guatemalan Style.

Monday, January 18th, 2016

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

Parking in Guatemala

Thursday, January 14th, 2016

One of the things I hate the most is the parking policies in Guatemalan shopping malls and plazas. (more…)

Sylvanus Morley Museum at Tikal

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

The Sylvanus Morley Museaum at Tikal´s entrance has a small but beautiful collection of artifacts found on site.
Great place to visit before you tour the ancient Mayan city of Tikal.

Quema del Castillo, Flores, Petén

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

During the festivities of the Feria Titular, on the Island of Flores, a large fake tree full of fireworks (Castillo they called it) is set on fire and the projectiles fly in every direction while the hundreds of bystanders seek cover. (more…)