Posts Tagged ‘People’

Relaxing time?

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Relaxing time? by José Moreno

Around Guatemala is normal find people doing things like this, but, the question is,  ispeople taking a rest?, is people die? drunk? or what the hell? what do you think?

Please feel free to comment.

Pila de Las Flores

Saturday, February 27th, 2016

Pila de Las Flores by José Moreno

This “Pila” is located in zone 1, in Barrio Las Flores, is fully functionally, you can visit it.

Please feel free to comment.

Llano del Pinal families visiting central park

Friday, December 25th, 2015

Llano del pinal families visiting central park by José Moreno

In llano del pinal are living mayan families like this, every celebration like “Virgen del Rosario”, “Semana Santa” “Dia de Muertos” they visit the central park with all their family.


Sunday, December 20th, 2015

Sunny day by José Moreno

If you want to practice your English, maybe these girls want a language exchange.

The girl

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

The girl by José Moreno

A little model smiling for my camera.

Training day

Saturday, December 12th, 2015

Training day by José Moreno

During last month, I have heard of three or four running competitions every sunday. I see people running every day and everywhere.  Are you part of this?

Day of Sales

Sunday, December 6th, 2015

Carreta by José Moreno

Some places on highway, Xela’s people sale fruits, vegetables, drinks and others. This is how some people transport their products.

Curious photo

Thursday, November 6th, 2014
Curious photo - Photo by Marieke Smulders

Curious photo – Photo by Marieke Smulders

Sincerly we don’t have any ideaw what is happening here… maybe it is a truck of lawn recently cut, or recicled stuff. Shoot me a comment what you think it could be.

Newspaper at your door

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014
newsletter at your door Photo by Marieke Smulders

Newspaper at your door Photo by Marieke Smulders

Around Xela you can see people bike delivering newsletters on all streets. You can hear the guys screaming “LA PRENSA”, “EL QUETZALTECO” ,NUESTRO DIARIO”.


Monday, October 27th, 2014


We don´t have much information on this photograph but probably it is a parade in honor of the 15th of September, independence day. If you have any information, we would like to share it.

Text Translate: Maria van

Tell us a history

Monday, October 20th, 2014
New History

New History

We have no story to tell about this photograph so we leave it to your creativity.

Nenes típicos

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014
Nenes típicos -Photo by José Moreno-

Nenes típicos -Photo by José Moreno-

According to our research these outfits are used by indigenous people in Quetzaltenango for ceremonial purposes and they can come to cost up to Q5000.00!!! If you know the specific name of each garment feel free to comment so we can all learn some more!!!

Text Translate: Nadia Peláez

Buying Flowers

Friday, October 4th, 2013

Buying Flowers by José Moreno

Every Sunday, people visit their relatives, friends, etc.. in cemeteries and people always sell very cheap flowers outside the cemetery.

Todos los domingos, personas visitan a sus familiares, amigos, etc. en los cementerios y personas siempre venden flores muy baratas afuera del cementerio.

Day to rest

Friday, September 20th, 2013


People come from many places, and always good to take a comfortable rest, you know where they are?

Personas vienen de muchos lugares, y siempre es bueno tomar un descanzo, ¿Sabes en donde se encuentran?

She comes from Atitlan

Friday, April 19th, 2013

She comes from Atitlan by José Moreno

Many people from other departments commute to Xela to sell merchandise from their places of origin, such as Lake Atitlan.

Muchas personas de otros departamentos viajan a diario a Xela para vender mercadería de sus lugares de origen, como por ejemplo el Lago de Atitlán.