April 3, 2018

Holy Week, or Semana Santa, is the busiest week of the year in Antigua, Guatemala.  The colonial city comes alive with visitors from all over Guatemala, and there is a slight boost in foreigner visits as well.  Why? It is because of a five hundred year old tradition that takes place starting Ash Wednesday and carries on eac...

February 16, 2018

Do you ever think about where you’re going to buy your next bag of tomatoes, or deodorant, or frozen pizza?  Probably not.  You just hop in your car and head to the nearest big chain grocery store. There tends to be some semblance of sense at the big stores.  All the produce together, then perhaps an aisle of toiletries, th...