Ana Livingston Paddock grew up in La Antigua, Guatemala and Zamorano in rural Honduras and later was educated in the USA and Sweden where she studied ceramic design at Konstfack.
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Inca Restaurante owner, Luis, offers a wide ranging menu of Peruvian cuisine specialties, including a ceviche section with seven selections.
Yolkobsens, firmly planted in Antigua Guatemala, love foods of Guatemala. Of particular delight and cause for celebration is the kind of avocado found here. Unlike the Hass variety from California […]
In Antigua Guatemala you will find in the main market so many sizes shapes, textures and colors of Avocado’s you will wonder were did all these Avocado’s come from? I have no idea I can only report on the fact that the smaller pear shaped Avocado’s are my choice for taste. The other Avocado’s in the market may look large and appealing I find they lack the taste i desire. I choose my Avocado’s all on feel I like them to be just able to squeeze slightly, to soft and they will be a brown mess when you open them.
Imported grills and bumpers hang on the sides of these chicken bus plastic surgery hospitals. This is where an ordinary yellow school bus gets hot-rodded into the turbo-charged marvels you see churning up the roads and dust in this part of the world.
Unfortunately, Mr. Y’s feet were genetically unsuited to the styles. A size nine (or 39) was not the problem. He was finally defeated by the narrow width of these fine boots. Though a pair could have been custom-made for him, he declined. After all, he’s Mr. instant gratification and we did not plan another trip to Pastores in the near future. He thought he had struck gold when he tried on a pair of iguana skin shoes with tough thick soles, only to decline again, this time due to the price, starting at 1,000 Q (about $125 USD). Bartering on these was not in the picture. Its seems its harder to make a pair of shoes out of iguana skin than you might think.
In Antigua Guatemala, Micheladas are considered a good remedy for hangovers. There are different types of variations of Micheladas; for example in Mexico City, the most common form of a […]