Archive for the ‘Guatemala’ Category

Guatemalan Chuchos

Friday, November 27th, 2015

Guatemalan street chuchos are everywhere. (more…)

Guatemalan Lack of Common Sense

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

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 15th, 2015

Facts about Guatemala’s history. (more…)

Living under siege

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

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 29th, 2015

Todd D. Robinson
140 días de primavera is an exhibit and a book compiling photographs of the 140 days of street protests (more…)

Guatemalan Mall Food

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

I am not a big fan of mall food, but this new place called my attention and I had to give it a try. (more…)

Guatemalan Food: Alambres

Monday, October 12th, 2015

Guatemalan Alambre
Alambres are a street food often found at taco stands. (more…)

Guatemalan Doughnuts

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

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 6th, 2015

Cambray II
In the face of disaster people become united. (more…)

Dealing with Pain

Monday, October 5th, 2015

Guatemala has just suffered a horrible natural disaster. Last Thursday night a mudslide burried hundres of house on the outskirts of Guatemala City.
Peolple from all over the country have shown their solidarity with the victims and survivors.

Guatemalan Food: Steak

Sunday, October 4th, 2015

Donde Joselito
You won’t have trouble finding steakhouses in Guatemala. (more…)

Guatemalan Food Recado de Pollo

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Recados are very thick stews made with different herbs, chilies and spices. (more…)