Here’s to Bartenders Without Borders

by Hanna Wallace Bowman Scrambling into the back of a pickup truck, wielding a machete and setting off into the Guatemalan countryside to build stuff: Now that sounds like an excellent way of spending a Saturday in La Antigua Guatemala. Or, at least, the local bartending population certainly seemed to think so. Trading shot glasses for shovels and cheeky behind-the-bar-banter […]

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Fun at the Fair

Deer dancer provide a cultural experience. (photo: Harris & Goller -

Panajachel to host patron saint festivities in October St. Francis of Assisi was, among other things, the patron of animals and the environment. So it is fitting that fair week in the city named for him, San Francisco Panajachel, will include a ceremony to bless the animals. The environment will also be a theme, with many organizations involved in the […]

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