Archive for the ‘GuatemalaDailyPhoto’ Category

Caravana del Zorro

Saturday, February 6th, 2016

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Today is Guatemala’s famous Caravana del Zorro, a massive motorcycle pilgrimage to the Basilica de Esquipulas.

This tradition started in 1961 and now days it gathers about 40 thousand pilgrims that make the ride from Downtown Guatemala City to the town of Esquipulas to venerate the Cristo Negro de Esquipulas.

Motorcyclists start to gather the previous night at Central Park.

Bicimetro

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

Bicimetro
Guatemala City’s Bicimetro is an initiative by the city’s municipality to promote the use of bicycle as a commuting alternative. (more…)

Life is too short for bad coffee

Friday, January 29th, 2016

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

Doing laundry Guatemalan style

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Laundry
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

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

How to Eat Revolcado

Friday, January 22nd, 2016

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Have you ever wonder how or what is the proper technique to eat Guatemalan foods?
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El Que Encuentre Una Flor

Thursday, January 21st, 2016

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

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

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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

Ch’orti’
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

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

Thursday, January 14th, 2016

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