Archive for the ‘Guatemala’ Category

Quetzalteca Ponche Navideño

Friday, November 21st, 2014

Quetzalteca Ponche Navideño
A new flavor is on the shelves for the holidays!

Guatemalan Food

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Foods available in Guatemala City
I’ve bashed against Guatemala’s food in repeated occasions, not because there is no good quality cuisine. Yes! There are great restaurants here, if you visit Guatemala, you won’t have trouble finding amazing quality Italian, Argentine, French, grilled meats or American style foods.

The Guatemalan Genius

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Necessity is the mother of all inventions,

Guatemala Dump Ground for Appliances

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

We live in a country with poor consumer protection laws and hardly enforceable.
In a country under such conditions, a lot of the appliances and electronics not approved for the final consumer in the developed world end up on out retail stores.
The bottoms on your ranger may heat up to more than 100º F. Not apt for the developed world, not a problem, sell it in one of those developing countries.

Guatemala’s Albañil

Saturday, November 8th, 2014

Guatemala’s albañil, construction worker.

The Businesses of Education

Monday, October 27th, 2014

Guatemala has a huge lack of public schools and to fill the void, private schools pop up everywhere.

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Movie Theater
If you love watching movies on the big screen, Guatemala City is the place to be.

Popol Wuj

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Popol Wuj By Lina Barrios
The Popol Wuj, sacred book of the Mayan K’iche’ people. The original version of the book was lost to history, but the first copy made of this book is safe at a library in the U.S. of A.

A Guatemalan day on the Beach

Saturday, October 18th, 2014


Guatemala Inspired Art

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Guatemalan Art
A few weeks ago, a friend from Argentina came to visit. Of course I had to take him to this beautiful peaceful and serene place.
He took some photographs and his mother being a skillful painter, was inspired to draw this scenes.
Do you know where this is?

Bike Lanes and Where are the Bicycles?

Sunday, October 12th, 2014

Ciclovia La Reforma
Most modern cities around the world are betting on putting in place infrastructure for bicycle transit. The environment, demographic growth and a lot of economic factors demand it.

Pasos y Pedales

Saturday, October 11th, 2014

Pasos y Pedales
Pasos y Pedales is an activity organized by Guatemala City’s Municipality and its has been implemented in other towns and municipalities.