Posts Tagged ‘work’

Happy 01 may-work day

Sunday, May 1st, 2016

Work day Guatemala by josé Moreno

In Guatemala celebrate it the day of the work every 01 of may, but the curiously, that day nobody works, except some people who work tirelessly.

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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.


Saturday, December 1st, 2012

Shoeblack by José Moreno

One of the most admirable works, find them in almost every place, parks, streets, markets, churches, etc.. and they are in charge of your shoes always perfectly clean.

Uno de los trabajos más admirables, los encuentras casi en cada lugar, parques, calles, mercados, iglesias, etc. y ellos son los que se encargan de que tus zapatos esten bien limpios siempre.

Black and white bike

Sunday, October 28th, 2012

Black and white bike

Since the oldest neighborhood of Xela “San Bartolome” manages to capture this photo showing a child working from 6:00 am perhaps distributing “tortillas”. So also they make their living.

Desde el barrio mas antiguo de Xela “San Bartolomé” logre capturar esta foto que muestra un niño trabajando desde las 6:00 a.m. quiza distribuyendo “tortillas”. Así tambien se ganan la vida ellos.

Day After Day

Monday, August 20th, 2012

Day After Day by Luna McCarthy

Day in, day out, the vendors are at the market. Come rain or shine, they are there, dedicated to selling their goods, no matter how great their stall is or how tiny their baskets are. In so many ways, I admire their tenacity and fortitude.

Dos Lobos Panaderia

Friday, August 17th, 2012

Dos Lobos Panaderia by Jose Moreno

There is a fabulous new bakery/cafe in Xela and the owners also happen to be lovely people. Josh and Kathleen, the owners of Dos Lobos Panaderia serve up amazing snickerdoodle cookies, luscious European style bread and (get this!) Chai flavored cupcakes, among other things! Located on 2a calle, 14a-34, in Zone 1, lucky me, they are just down from Moonkat!

Photo by guest contributor Jose Moreno.

Lunches at Artisano!

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

Lunch at Artisano by Jose Moreno

Artisano is located in the old “Infinito” location, down by the Dos Chocoyos Bridge. The owner makes his own bread and serves up tasty lunches, you can even buy additional bread to take home for your own sandwiches. Although, looking at this picture, I’m pretty sure that his sandwiches might be a little better than the ones most of us make at home.

Photo by guest contributor Jose Moreno.

Form or Function?

Monday, August 13th, 2012

Form or Function? by Luna McCarthy

I have always enjoyed driving by the auto accessory shops here in Xela. The hubcaps are always so shiny and arranged in what seem to be the most “abstract modern art” displays possible. Perhaps hubcaps should be the next art exhibit in Moonkat…? 😉

Extra Shine

Saturday, August 11th, 2012

Extra Shine by Jose Moreno

The shoe shine boys wander from person to person, hoping to make enough money to eat and hopefully have some extra to take home to their families. They generally don’t go to school, although there are a few programs in town where they might be able to go and eat a hot lunch or be taught the basics of literacy. If life is good, this will likely be their chosen profession for the rest of their lives.

Photo by guest contributor Jose Moreno.

Very Talented

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

Very Talented by Jose Moreno

This is Hafid, one half of the very talented group Proyecto Boreas. He plays the guitar and his counterpart Alizabeth, plays the cello extremely well. They used to perform in Moonkat and on occasion play in El Cuartito. If you are in Xela and have the chance to hear them live, it is well worth it!

Photo by guest contributor Jose Moreno.

Repairing the Streets

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Repairing the Streets by Sergio Dominguez

Good to see some men at work, working on some of the potholes around the city center! Now if they could just finally finish the road construction out by the zoo…

Photo by guest contributor Sergio Dominguez.

I Think There is a Mule…

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

I Think There is a Jose Moreno

…under there somewhere. The people here in Xela and the surrounding areas are not the only ones who work hard!

Photo by guest contributor Jose Moreno.

Chi Chi – Reader Photo!!

Saturday, July 14th, 2012

Chi Chi by Salvino Terranova

Daytrips are so lovely and easy to take when there are so many villages with interesting things to see around Xela. This photo was taken at the semi-famous market (in front of the church) by reader Salvino Terranova on one such trip to the town of Chichicastenango.

A Clown’s Job

Saturday, July 7th, 2012

A Clown's Job by Sergio Dominguez

Guest contributor and photographer-on-the-go Sergio Dominguez, always seems to catch the most unusual shots. Life in Xela as it is…in motion. Here, he captures some clowns going about the not so glamorous side of “clowning around” as they help to unload a wheelchair from a truck. I would love to know the backstory of this shot, the curiousity is really getting to me!

Mobile Pilas

Thursday, July 5th, 2012

Mobile Pilas by Sergio Dominguez

Pilas on the run! Great shot by guest contributor Sergio Dominguez.