September 2016 Antigua Guatemala Calendar – San Francisco Atrium

Check out the wallpaper calendar for September 2016, a beautiful photo from inside the atrium of San Francisco Church, Agua volcano looming in the background. One of my all-time favorite photos. This calendar is available in a US-friendly format which marks Sunday as the first day of the week – Labor Day is the big holiday coming up. ToContinue reading “September 2016 Antigua Guatemala Calendar – San Francisco Atrium”

Doors of Antigua Guatemala – Photos

Doors are a favorite subject of casual and professional photographers who visit Antigua Guatemala. Unlike your typical suburban home in the US, big front yards are rare here. Houses in Antigua, built in the colonial style brought by the Spanish, are full of mystery. Unless you’re invited into a home, or happen to catch a peekContinue reading “Doors of Antigua Guatemala – Photos”

Giant Kites of Guatemala: Wallpaper Photos

It’s the end of the year and in Guatemala, unless you’re around touristy sites like Antigua, the holiday season can look very different. Sure, the “hip” young crowd is into Halloween parties and consumerism. You don’t have to look very hard – in Antigua at least – for restaurants that offer Thanksgiving dinners with allContinue reading “Giant Kites of Guatemala: Wallpaper Photos”

Hermano Pedro Statue, Agua Volcano And Churches

February’s desktop wallpaper calendars are now ready! The rainy season is now behind us, so I figured now it would be a great time to highlight Agua Volcano, a more frequent sight in town now that the clouds are (mostly) gone. Featured also if the San Felipe Church – its new-gothic style is unique in Guatemala. InstructionsContinue reading “Hermano Pedro Statue, Agua Volcano And Churches”

Quema del Torito y Alas: Guatemalan Christmas Tradition

January’s desktop wallpaper calendars are now ready! These calendars feature what is known as the “Quema de Toritos y Alas”, a tradition in Guatemala dating back to colonial times. Instructions on how to download below. ***For a list of Events happening in Antigua this month Click Here*** Quema del Torito This tradition goes back to colonial times. IfContinue reading “Quema del Torito y Alas: Guatemalan Christmas Tradition”