What is Guatemala? A Photographic Answer

Guatemala surprises with its variety and delivers a diversity of humanity and landscape that belies its size.From the indigenous groups whose villages press into the hillsides of the Western highlands to the epic Mayan ruins of Tikal, there's a little something for everyone within Guatemala's oddly carved borders. … [Read more...]

Life Happened on the Way to the Piñata Factory

The other day we broke down in Guatemala City -- in front of a piñata factory no less.I helped push the stalled PT Cruiser whose motor had knocked, pinged and spoken of better days. Back then forward, we rolled the car out of traffic and into a parking lot.Guatemala City is notorious for guns, violence, drugs, blighted neighborhoods and danger lurking around … [Read more...]