Livingston, not on a dime

Sunday, November 23, 2014 | by

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Most of my travels throughout the country have been on a low budget because I have no need for much.
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Viento en Contra, on Pacaya Volcano

Saturday, November 22, 2014 | by

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Viento en Contra is one of Guatemala’s most renown music bands.
They play a short concert today on Pacaya Volcano, a very active volcano a short drive from Guatemala City.
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Quetzalteca Ponche Navideño

Friday, November 21, 2014 | by

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

Thursday, November 20, 2014 | by

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.
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The Guatemalan Genius

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 | by

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Necessity is the mother of all inventions,
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Guatemala Dump Ground for Appliances

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 | by

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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 8, 2014 | by

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Guatemala’s albañil, construction worker.
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Todos Santos Cuchumatán: Carrera de las Ánimas

Monday, November 3, 2014 | by


The Horse Race that is not a race!
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Todos Santos Cuchumatán: The Race

Sunday, November 2, 2014 | by

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Want to know more about this Todos Santos Cuchumatán tradition?
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Todos Santos Cuchumatán

Saturday, November 1, 2014 | by

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Todos Santos Cuchumatán, a town of proud people who value their ancient traditions.
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Todos Santos Cuchumatán

Friday, October 31, 2014 | by

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Chaces favor the prepared mind.
At the precise moment I arrived to town, a parade of tomorrow’s riders was entering the town.
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Todos Santos Cuchumatán

Thursday, October 30, 2014 | by

I know I’ve been absent/slacking for too long. But this weekend I’m taking a trip to Todos Santos Cuchumatán, a lovely town where the inhabitants still practice ancient Mayan traditions.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Todos_Santos_Cuchumat%C3%A1n

I’ll have lots of photographs to share during the trip. Stay tuned.