Archive for April, 2016

Guatemalan food: pollo a la leña

Friday, April 29th, 2016

Pollo a la leña
Poño a la leña has become widely available at different food joints throughout Guatemala. (more…)

People of Sololá

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

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One never knows what beautiful surprises one will find when walking the streets of Guatemala.
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Cerrito del Carmen

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

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Cerrito del Carmen is a small hill on the outskirts of the Historical Center of Guatemala City.
The site holds a bad reputation as it used to be frequented by gangs, streets criminals, pickpockets, drug users and prostitutes. (more…)

Food: bocado de reina

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

bocado de reina
Bocado de reina is one of my favorite Guatemalan pastires. (more…)

Sololá off the beaten path: Kaqchiquel Wedding

Monday, April 25th, 2016

Kaqchiquel Wedding

I love weddings in the country side. (more…)

Sololá off the beaten path: Sacred Sites

Sunday, April 24th, 2016

Maysn sacred sites
During colonial times, mayan rituals were forbidden and were often punishable by painful deaths, (more…)

Sololá off the beaten path

Saturday, April 23rd, 2016

San Jorge La Laguna
When national or foreign tourists come to visit the Lake Atitlán Region, the most frequented places are the little towns around the lake (more…)

Orquesta Sinfónica Juvenil Municipal

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

Orquesta Sinfónica Juvenil Municipal
The Orquesta Sinfónica Juvenil Municipal is born in 2006 (more…)

El Portal

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

El Portal
El Portal is one of most iconic bars Downtown Guatemala City. (more…)

Free Public Gymnasiums

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Public gymnasium
Villa Nueva, the municipality where I live is constructing these public gymnasiums on local parks. (more…)

Guatemalan Chómin

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

Chomin
Guatemalan chow mein, which we pronounce chomin, is a Chinese dish we have made ours. (more…)

El Pinche — Another Mexican Food Joint in Guatemala City

Monday, April 18th, 2016

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Despite our geographic proximity, Guatemala does not feature many authentic Mexican food restaurants. (more…)