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The year has begun, 15 days have passed in the month of January and a magical feast is approaching – the day of the Lord of Esquipulas. This reminds me of the great pilgrimages that are made on this day, and which I made with my mother and grandmother when I was a kid. But […]
Easter in Guatemala reminds me of the magical smell of corozo, which floods all of the Guatemalan houses and streets, the magical flavors of the fish to vizcaina (a mixture of the culture of the Spanish conquerors and the native people of my Guatemala), the torrejas, the molletes, the chilacayote drink, the beautiful carpets made […]
I entered Guatemala through the Mexico border and took a bus to Guatemala City. Crossing the border is an intimidating experience – people freely walk across both sides, so anyone can pretend to be anybody and there are no defined gates to separate the two countries. Upon arriving at the El Dorado bus station in […]
To anyone with a passing familiarity with Spanish, the fact that Antigua is ancient is no surprise. What I didn’t expect is just how incredible it would be. Much of the town centre retains its distinctive colonial era buildings, and as a result has been awarded UNESCO world heritage status. Whilst much of the colourful […]