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    Acatenango for the First Time

    The idea of climbing a volcano, whichever one, is quite overwhelming if you’ve never done it before. From La Antigua, it’s very...

  • Orchids: Delicate Beauties

    Orchids: Delicate Beauties

    This month, it’s time once again for an event that will fascinate fans of botany and lovers of beauty: the annual exhibition...

  • The Garifuna

    The Garifuna

    In 1635, a Spanish ship transporting slaves from Nigeria to the New World capsized, and its African survivors took refuge on the...

  • The City of Art in 2015

    The City of Art in 2015

    Guatemala City will host a large number of important cultural events throughout 2015 in celebration of one of the most important honors...

  • Shopping Pages in Home & Style Febrero 2015

    Shopping Pages in Home & Style Febrero 2015

    Get to know the products of Guatemala!! Hi! Thanks for your interest in this link from Qué Pasa, it should be ready...

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  • Fijate Vos…La Antigua: Purple with Happiness and Relief

    Fijate Vos…La Antigua: Purple with Happiness and Relief

    01 Feb 2015

    “It must be stated clearly. Antigua Guatemala is not at risk of having its World Heritage Site status taken away, but there...

  • The Arrival of Lent

    The Arrival of Lent

    01 Feb 2015

    Have you noticed that the jacaranda trees are starting to come to life again? A few of them along the Alameda de...

  • Close to Heaven: the Cuchumatanes Mountains

    Close to Heaven: the Cuchumatanes Mountains

    01 Feb 2015

    The Cuchumatanes Mountains (whose name is derived from the the Mayan Mam language: cuchuj which means “to unite” and matán which means...

  • Humanity First Guatemala

    Humanity First Guatemala

    01 Feb 2015

    Although most non-profit organizations focus either on emergency humanitarian relief or on development assistance, Humanity First aims to do both. Founded in...

  • The Art of Glass

    The Art of Glass

    01 Feb 2015

    If you’ve had the opportunity to see blown-glass pieces, with their vibrant colors that blend harmoniously in a contradictory mix of elasticity...

  • Of Love and Other Potions

    Of Love and Other Potions

    01 Feb 2015

    Valentine’s Day is celebrated on February 14th in Guatemala (and many other countries in the world) with a variety of activities for...

  • Light and Scent

    Light and Scent

    01 Feb 2015

    Before the invention of candles, lighting was provided by oil lamps that provided homes not only with light but also with a...

  • Flavorful Clay

    Flavorful Clay

    01 Feb 2015

    It was the custom, in times past, that each family made its own clay comal (a plate-shaped kind of griddle where tortillas...

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  • Cerro de la Cruz

    Cerro de la Cruz

    A great way to exercise and enjoy La Antigua is to visit its natural attractions. A great place to start is Cerro...

  • Baking soda

    Baking soda

    Did you know baking soda is an effective ingredient for removing build up of cosmetic products, grease and dirt from the hair....

  • Hair

    Hair

    Do you want to fix your hair? Homemade hair masks can help you. Whether it’s dry, oily, dull or damaged, there are...

  • Chinchivir

    Chinchivir

    Chinchivir drink is made from several varieties of limes and spices, and originally was a refreshment especially made for cucuruchos (the men...

  • Angeline

    Angeline

    Wed-Mon 2-11 PM / Tuesdays Closed 7832-0006 2a Calle Poniente #3 (MAP C4)   After having delighted in any of the exquisite...

  • Cucuruchos

    Cucuruchos

    The anda (wooden float) is carried on the shoulders of cucuruchos, penitents who wear purple full-length tunics in the processions up until...

  • Alfombra

    Alfombra

    Elaborate and artistic “carpets” made of brightly colored sawdust or wood shavings, along with pine needles, flowers, and even fruits and vegetables...

  • Huerto

    Huerto

    Many times, at the foot of the display of the imagen and the rest of the diorama created for the velación, is...

  • Church of Escuela de Cristo

    Church of Escuela de Cristo

    The church of Escuela de Cristo is one of the most unique churches in La Antigua thanks to its Renaissance style. It...

  • Another benefit of coffee

    Another benefit of coffee

    If you love coffee – and the amazing things it does for you – now you can add another benefit to the...

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