My son had a blast getting harnessed up and swung around at my husband’s climbing gym: La Rocalla, Zone 1 Guatemala City.
I am sooooooo loving the markets of Guatemala! This is a tiny one attached to the supermarket.
The dedication during Semana Santa in Antigua, in making these beautiful carpets continues with day #7.
The Antigua locals in Guatemala keep their dedication in doing these carpets in day #6.
The catholic community of Antigua Guatemala keep the dedication in day #5 of Semana Santa.
I was truly surprised, in a good way, when we arrived to this central Guatemala City Zoo – La Aurora National Zoo. The animal collection had all the Madagascar characters (giraffe, zebra, lion, hippo), Shakira (tigers) and Timon (meerkats). Anything … Continue reading
The dedication continues with day 4 and all week long in Antigua Guatemala for Semana Santa.
Semana Santa (Holy Week) is so much more than a religious holiday for Central Americans. As a matter of fact, it’s similar to what we know as Spring Break but for adults, families and everything in between. In Guatemala cities … Continue reading
The thrd day is no exception, the dedication continues.
The dedication of the locals from Antigua during Semana Santa when doing these carpets is not something you can’t miss.
Even though the amazing Semana Santa Carpets are displayed in Antigua once a year I think it’s necessary to be reminded of their beauty once in a while. This week of Daily Guatemala is dedicated to the Carpets!
Guatemala will surprise you on many levels. In a country full of poverty and drug lord money, they sure know how to keep their drivers happy! This little showstopper was by a toll 45 minutes outside of the Guatemala City.
This is one of the many mysterious food stands on a street in Antigua Guatemala.
Seeing this Mayan woman with her almost-identically dressed doll-like daughter was a special moment for me.
Photo by nickd Since we decided to move to Guatemala and after crunching the numbers over and over again, we’ve concluded that even though our furniture or interior decorating style isn’t going to land us cover stories with the top … Continue reading
This is the stark reality of Guatemala’s indigenous women. Strapped down with one or two kids, they make their way through the streets or countryside weighed down with chores and in search of food.
Antigua Guatemala is full of old, pre-eruption/earthquake colonial homes with doorways dating back to the arrival of the Spaniards.
When you arrive to the scene of the processions you’re normally looking at the finished product. The indescribably gorgeous carpets, the processions in full swing and hordes of people. However, the fun part is getting to Antigua Guatemala for Semana … Continue reading
Semana Santa in Antigua, Guatemala is without a doubt the king of Holy Weeks. I think the closest to it in comparison is Spain’s Easter week. There is so much involved that I’ll leave that all for another post. However, … Continue reading
I am in the process of relocating from Costa Rica to Guatemala. Even though this series uses these two locations, the process is the same for any relocation and move regardless if it’s from one country to another or city … Continue reading