Archive for the ‘Guatemala’ Category

Guatemalan Food: Doña Mela

Friday, July 31st, 2015

Doña Mela, one of Downtown Guatemala City’s most iconic food joints.
Located at Mercado Central, very easy to find and everyone knows it.
Her food place has been featured in news articles and on at least one music video by one of Guatemala most prominent music bands.

Sculpture at Zone 17

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

There is a metalwork shop at zone 17, Guatemala City and they specialized on making sculptures and this is one of my favorites.

Guatemala’s Shanty Towns

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

SUrprisingly, We have seen improvements on the infrastructure of our shanty towns. (more…)


Monday, July 20th, 2015

Something I found at a Guatemalan metal workshop.

Guatemalan Street Market Food

Saturday, July 18th, 2015

Market Food
The best places to find authentic Guatemalan flavors are our street markets. (more…)

Preclassic Maya

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

Preclassic Maya
The Preclassic Mayan Civilization, spanning for 2,750 years, from 2,500 B.C. to 250 AD. (more…)

Street Food: Tortillas con Carne

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Tortillas con Carne
Tortillas topped with meat, well, they have choices of chorizo, sausage, beef or a mixture of them all. (more…)

Antigua’s Coffee.

Saturday, July 11th, 2015

one of my favorite coffee, available by the pound at yor local Starbucks.

Food: Regional Versus International Chains

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

Guatemalan Mall Food
A rather interesting phenomena here. (more…)

A Day at the Market

Monday, July 6th, 2015

We have your common fruits, the difference is that ours are much fresher. (more…)

Portrait of a Guatemalan Elder

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015


Guatemalan Pedestrian Bridges

Monday, June 29th, 2015

Pedestrian bridges are ubiquitous here in Guatemala City and its suburbs. (more…)