Ermita De La Santa Cruz: Christmas Wallpaper

Santa Cruz ruins antigua guatemala

December and January’s Antigua wallpaper calendars are now ready! This wallpaper calendar features Ermita de la Santa Cruz, which we’ve featured before in a previous Antigua calendar. It’s not often you get to see Antigua’s ruins flanked by giant nutcrackers!

Nutcrackers at Ermita de la Santa Cruz

Nutcrackers at Ermita de la Santa Cruz

I’d been wanting to get a closer look at the ruins since it’s only open during special events.

I found my opportunity when I heard there would be a Christmas show event – Navidad Fantastica – showing at the venue.

The show was great and our family really enjoyed the Guatemalan Rockettes. Well done and save for the dialogue during the play, which was in Spanish, all musical numbers were based around English-language Christmas songs.

I’ll update this post with a few pictures later. Expensive show by Guatemalan standards at Q200 per person, I couldn’t help but remember that in the US I had paid at least double for similar presentations.

You won’t miss out on Christmas traditions from the US in Guatemala is what I’m trying to say.


Instructions on how to download your wallpaper below.

This calendar is available in a US-friendly format which marks Sunday as the first day of the week.

To apply the calendar to your desktop, follow the instructions below:

1- Click on the following links to get your preferred version; each of these links will open a new window (or tab) displaying the wallpaper calendar in the screen size selected.

Ermita de la Santa Cruz:  1920 x 1200 -&- 1920 x 1080

2- Right-click (or Ctrl-click for most Mac users) on the image. Choose the option that says, “Set as Desktop Background”, “Use as Desktop Picture,” or something to that effect. Keep in mind that the exact wording will depend on the browser you use.

3- If the image does not fit your desktop background like it should, you may have to go to your preferred options. On a Mac? Go to System Preferences > Desktop & Screen Saver > Desktop. Using Windows? Go to Control Panel > Display > Desktop) and choose “Fit to screen” as the display mode of your background image.

I hope you enjoy them! Feel free to share with friends and comment on our Facebook page.


More photos of Christmas in Antigua Guatemala here.

Published by Rich Polanco

Fan of dogs + all things tech. Love a great pizza. My goal is not to travel to every country in the world. I only want to get to know my favorite ones REALLY well. Check out the big bio here. Follow @RichPolanco and connect on Facebook. Currently exploring: Guatemala.

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