Antigua , Guatemala…..Las Capuchinas Opulence and the Vow of Poverty

Rate our Reviews

Rate our ReviewsThis convent is officially called the Templo y Convento de Nuestra Senora del Pilar Zaragoza (Las Capuchinas). Maybe a long name is valid for a property that exudes opulence.

San Antonio Agua Calientes, Guatemala – Local Living, Flavor and Friendliness!

Rate our Reviews

Rate our ReviewsLiving a large part of my life in Guatemala in the past three years has been a most enlightening experience. Each day I have grown to love this most interesting country and the time has allowed me to visit the local towns. It is unfortunate but travel usually has the rush factor, as […]

Winter Solstice Antigua, Guatemala., End of the World

Rate our Reviews

Rate our ReviewsWinter Solstice 2012 featured   many sensational stories . Newspapers predicted a possible  apocalypse and perhaps even the end of the world. This transpired because the old Mayan calendar was ending after 2,300 years. Without a doubt, tales of doom always will make good reading. But,the world did not end, and we got to […]

Cathedral de San Jose- Antigua, Guatemala,A Glimpse at Grandeur

Rate our Reviews

Rate our ReviewsCathedral de San Jose….The  Spanish first settled  in Guatemala, and  called their capital  Iximche, in 1524, then in 1527 to Cuidad Veija, and then to Antigua, Guatemala in 1543. Earthquakes kept changing the location.  Antigua has since become a World Heritage Site.

Belize The Maya and Latin American Culture in the Jungle

Rate our Reviews

Rate our ReviewsBelize….The real truth is that I am a Latin woman and a Pre-Columbian history freak! Being such a person, I have always been very keen about understanding the three, largest, ancient cultures of Latin America, the Maya, the Aztec and the Inca. After reading many books and watching dozens of documentaries, it was […]