Window shopping in Antigua, Guatemala

I’m not much of a shopper for a variety of reasons: 1) would rather spend my money on travel; 2) don’t really make enough money to spend on more of the things I already have, i.e. purses, jewelry, clothing; and 3) I begin to feel tired and ill in shopping centers – probably from the chemicals.  My style of window shopping is to walk around a new City/Village (new to me), peek in establishments or at beautiful architecture and take photos.  The quaint City of Antigua has lots of opportunity for window shopping…


Well…there are windows in this photo!


This is Tanque La Union where the Mayan women gather to do their laundry and socialize.


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Finding your Creativity in Antigua

When I’m traveling through beautiful Cities like Antigua, Guatemala, I feel more creative…able to spot the perfect photographic opportunity!  Like this antique car appearing on the street at just the right moment.  The driver even honked his funny horn to give us a thrill.


Or when your friend is standing in front of a building and it seems right.


The moment in the kitchen of the Airbnb you’re staying at and the empty bottles outside the window are distorted in that creative way…


And the restaurant you decide to dine at with Tripadvisor’s help is owned by a painter and writer!


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Antigua, Guatemala…the City of cobblestones and magical beauty

The streets of Antigua, Guatemala are paved with beautiful cobblestones and most of the buildings are one-story high.  After checking into our Airbnb, my group and I left to wander the magical City!



Everywhere we went, there was something colorful and beautiful to view!


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