Archive for the ‘Quetzaltenango’ Category

The Month of Fruits

Sunday, December 4th, 2011

Tangerine comes from tropical Asia. It is believed that it was named after the color of the costumes used by the mandarins, rulers of ancient China. In some Latin American countries is called China orange. We can say that is a fruit native to China and Indochina. Its cultivation was introduced in Europe in the nineteenth century. (via wikipedia)

These days in Guatemala, where Christmas is coming, we eat lots of fruit, particularly grapes but other citrus fruits are not left behind.

Child Labour

Thursday, November 24th, 2011

Reality of thousands of children in Guatemala and Latin America. We can not even think about equality in education, health, nutrition and opportunities. Is common to witness these scenes in each stop sign in most of Guatemala.

Neighbors Organized Against Crime

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

In Guatemala, for several years, residents of many colonies have been organized to take care for the population’s security  due to the limited effectiveness and the absence of police.

The most recent case has come to Panajachel, one of the most important tourist attractions in Guatemala, has had unintended consequences, abuse of power in the communities by the neighbors.

There are also sectors reporting positive results and Luna told us about one of them. In Quetzaltenango is common to find these signs to warn local and foreign that security is at their own.

Recycling Idea: Trash Can

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

Well, maybe not new but creative and find it in a university was better. In my visits to universities in Guatemala City have not found similar things with that level of utility.  I guess they are all useful things we can do and at the University of San Carlos in Quetzaltenango, they show it.

Traditional Candy Sale

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Dulces Típicos typical candies are becoming less easy to obtain in Guatemala City, you have to turn to markets and only the most traditional of them. In other departments is not so difficult.

You’re Not Alone

Sunday, August 14th, 2011

The girl on the right of the photograph was heading to his young audience, indicating the following activity: Each one of them should find one child on the street, take them to a separate location and offer them their friendship, letting them know they are not alone and can count on them.

I heard that and it seems exciting, more people should be doing exactly that. What do you think about the activity they were about to perform?

In Motion

Saturday, August 13th, 2011

If you’re arriving to Xela you’re happy to get there, if you’re saying goodbye will be sad to leave.

At the end of the afternoon

Sunday, May 22nd, 2011

If there is a good way to end the day in Xela has to be with Chocolate California, has two scoops of ice cream, vanilla and one of chocolate.

See you at La Luna in 8 Avenida, 4-11 zona 1.

On the other side of the screen

Saturday, May 21st, 2011

You know, we have some internal guidelines on the Daily Photo community in Guatemala, but the rules are made ​​to be broken, right?

There is something magical about sharing a daily photo, there is a story involved, genuine interest, and let me tell you, if you find it, you should not let it go so easily.

That reality does not escape what is happening in our daily photo community. You can see that spark and is now clearer than ever. Rudy and Luna in each of its cities are working every day to make that passion a reality, now I have witnessed that. And I’m sure the previous argument does not escape the other contributors.

Life is a journey, enjoy while you’re at it 😉

Do not forget to visit Xela and Antigua Daily Photo.

 

Friday in the rain

Friday, May 20th, 2011

This is not an mistake. It is Quetzaltenango and for a few days we will be sharing photographs and accompanying Xela Daily Photo in their publications on this fantastic place.

Today was a rainy afternoon in Xela, the atmosphere seems more clear and calm after the rain, perfect for walking.