Thursday, March 25, 2010

Heavy Soul

These guys are the fathers of all the trash boys of the last two decades.

Holidays Again!

Semana Santa is at the turn of the corner, again and again we'll pollute our beaches. It seems that we will never understand that we are biting the hand that feed us.

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Rodin at Buenos Aires

This "Thinker" of Auguste Rodin rest in front of the Parliament Building in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Some folks and birds show indifference to its grandeur.

Sunday, March 21, 2010


A very nice intro by one of the best ballad composers.

Friday, March 19, 2010

The Simpsons

With no doubt my favorite series maybe because its amazing similarities with the typical Guatemalan, and the same as here, no matter what the love for the family always prevail.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

First Aid Kit

Recently I bought at Office Depot a very cheap camera bag, it has the right size compartments to allocate a 12oz french press, a 2.5oz moka pot, a couple of 3oz cups, a can of P11 and a measure spoon. During long weekends when I visit some friends at their beach or country houses I carry on the kit to give them some quality drinks, they love that.

Friday, March 12, 2010

Three Titans

Coming this morning from Santa Lucía Milpas Altas -at 2,000 masl- I stopped to take this view of the Agua, Fuego and Acatenango volcanos. At the right of Agua, 500 meters below and under the clouds is the valley of the city of Antigua Guatemala.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Monja Blanca

Lycaste Skinneri Alba is the cientific name of one of the most beautiful orchid species known to man, also is the national flower of Guatemala, where it is known as Monja Blanca, the white nun. It grows in virgin rainforests of México, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador at 1,200 to 1,800 masl.

Monday, March 8, 2010

Vertical Prison

The purpose of a prison is to isolate the inmates from society and a prison needs a barrier to do so. A vertical prison does so without a wall, instead it isolates the inmates through height, where jumping off the prison is the only option. The design, which was the winner of Evolo Magazine's 2010 skyscraper competition, probably won't be built anytime soon. But it's still interesting! Get the whole idea at

Friday, March 5, 2010

Warm Season

The summer has begun in Guatemala and with it many wildfires like this one in the Maya area of Lake Petén Itza, 600km north of Guatemala City.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010


Philosophy is a way of thinking created by the man to justify its way of acting.

Liquid Dreams

Rexa is a company aim to introduce new products and solutions for the bathroom that makes the space more enjoyable. View more at Rexadesign.

Monday, March 1, 2010

Viva Chile!

This guy is the king of Viña del Mar. See a bit of his 2010 Viña performance.