Posts Tagged ‘streets’

Futbol de Barrio

Thursday, October 6th, 2016

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When weather starts giving as a break, people come out and play. (more…)

No Space for Pedestrian

Saturday, September 24th, 2016

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Guatemala City´s public and private infrastructure completely ignores pedestrians. (more…)

Christmas in Guatemala

Sunday, November 29th, 2015

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This is how Christmas season “officially” begins in Guatemala. (more…)

Guatemalan Chuchos

Friday, November 27th, 2015

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Guatemalan street chuchos are everywhere. (more…)

Guatemala’s Shanty Towns

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

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

Guatemalan Cycling Infrastrucre

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

Bike Path
Bike paths are popping up everywhere here in Guatemala.
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Streets of Guatemala

Sunday, June 14th, 2015

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Merchants transporting their product to market on these rudimentary carts.

Guatemalan Food Trucks

Saturday, April 11th, 2015

Guatemalan Food Truck (more…)

Jardín Botánico

Monday, March 16th, 2015

Jardín Botánico
Guatemala City’s Jardín Botánico, Botanical Garden, founded in 1922, and conveniently located in Zone 5, offers us a nice collection (more…)

Reviving Cuatro Grados Norte

Saturday, February 14th, 2015

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Cuatro Grados Norte (Four Degrees North) used to be a very prominent area of Guatemala City.
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Bike Lanes and Where are the Bicycles?

Sunday, October 12th, 2014

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Most modern cities around the world are betting on putting in place infrastructure for bicycle transit. The environment, demographic growth and a lot of economic factors demand it.
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Shuco Eating Contest

Sunday, June 1st, 2014

Yesterday was Guatemala’s first Shuco eating contest.
What are shucos? Shucos are a variation of hot dogs; they are much larger and are prepared with different meats and or cold cuts.
Shuco is a Guatemalan slang word for dirty, and there is a story behind the name.
A young female who used to frequent this area of Guatemala City, where shucos are sold in every corner, was once invited to try them “hot dogs” or “panes”, she replied with disgust: I’m not eating that, they are so “shucos” dirty!
Every time she was in the area, the people who sold them shucos asked her if she wanted to try them shucos, and eventually she decided to try them and she loved them! From then on the name Shuco was used to refer to them.
It was a difficult fight! The winner ended up eating ten of these fully loaded shucos. There were 10 people on second places, they managed to eat 9 of them.
How many can you handle?
Oh, by the way, shucos for the contest came fully loaded with steamed cabbage, guacamole, mayonnaise, mustard and the sausages.