Octubre Fotografico

Once again, La Antigua Guatemala shall be the muse for the hundreds of photographers who will arrive in town to celebrate the Fifth “Octubre Fotográfico” alongside Antigua’s native photographers. Due to the fact that October has been declared ‘The Month of Photography’, Antigua will put its party hat on and will set the stage for […]

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Children's Day in Guatemala and El Salvador

Guatemala and El Salvador celebrate Children’s Day on October 1, as well as in Sri Lanka. This holiday is called Día del niño and children eagerly wait for this day. Celebration of Children’s Day in Guatemala and El Salvador has alike traditions. Governmental and non-governmental institutions organize various events and activities, children also have special concerts […]

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An “A” for Zinnia

They’re all over the country this season, their bright colors in markets, gardens, on tables and along roadsides. And they belong here, more than we do. Zinnias are native, a kind of sunflower, related to daisies, native through Central America and Mexico and up into the Southwestern United States. They’re officially zinnia americanas, according to the […]

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