La Danta

Sunday, October 5, 2014 | by

Danta
Have you ever visited any of the ancient Mayan Cities?
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Paseo Cayalá: Zip-lining

Saturday, October 4, 2014 | by

Zip-lining Cayalá
If you are visiting Guatemala City and you love zip-lining, you don’t have to go far for some of that adrenaline rush.
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Chuchos

Friday, October 3, 2014 | by

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Chucho is a Guatemalan slang referring to dogs. It is specially applied when referring to a street dog.
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Malanga -Xanthosoma-

Friday, October 3, 2014 | by

Malanga
Malanga is a edible plant endemic to the Americas.
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Farmers Market at Paseo Cayalá: Lunch Box

Thursday, October 2, 2014 | by

Lunch Box

Guatemala’s economy does not provide the jobs or income to sustain a decent way of life for most of its population. And that’s why most employment in Guatemala’s economy comes from “informal” jobs market. And ones in a while, these entrepreneurs come out with great ideas like this one.
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Farmers Market at Paseo Cayalá: Jugo de Caña

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 | by

Sugar Cane Juice
Jugo de Caña, sugar cane juice, is a simple pleasure mostly enjoyed by people on Guatemala’s Eastern country side. Usually you see stands by the side of the road offering to road travelers. And finding it in Guatemala City is almost impossible.
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Farmers Market at Paseo Cayalá: Panes con Pollo

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 | by

Panes con Pollo

Panes con Pollo, chicken subs, are a very common street or fair food. I’ve tried them in a lot of places, specially at festivities in La Antigua Guatemala. But I have to say, I tried this one at the Farmers Market at Paseo Cayalá and by far, this has become my favorite.
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Farmers Market at Paseo Cayalá: Cheese

Monday, September 29, 2014 | by

Farmers Market at Paseo Cayalá: Cheese by Elí Orozco

At this outdoor market at Paseo Cayalá you can find dozens of small independent producers; among them is this cheese manufacturer.

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Farmer’s Market at Paseo Cayalá

Sunday, September 28, 2014 | by

Picture of the Farmer's Market at Paseo Cayalá by Elí Orozco

The Farmer’s Market at Paseo Cayalá is a private initiative to atrack quality products to Guatemala City’s most luxurious and exclusive neighborhood.

Well, I’m happy I found artisan’s San Marcos Cheese, one of the purest one can get in Guatemala.

I’ll have more of Paseo Cayalá on tomorrow’s post.

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Guatemalan Ironies: Coffee

Saturday, September 27, 2014 | by

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As many of you know, Guatemala is among the world’s best producers of fine coffee.
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Free Chess Games

Friday, September 26, 2014 | by

Chess
For those of you visiting Guatemala City and love to play Chess face to face against your opponent; no better place than the tables at Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala.
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Obama’s Breakfast

Thursday, September 25, 2014 | by

Obama Breakfast
I’m still thinking there is a joke behind this, but I still can not completely get it.
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