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Aprendamos A Darle Buen Trato A Los Animales

| October 4, 2012 | 0 Comments
Aprendamos A Darle Buen Trato A Los Animales

Ya lo dijo Alexander Von Humbolt LA CULTURA DE UN PAIS SE MIDE POR TRATO QUE LE DAN A LOS ANIMALES. Actualmente se encuentran miles de perros abandonados y perdidos en las calles, aguantando hambre, sed, enfermedades y las inclemencias del tiempo. Lo lamentable es que en un alto porcentaje, han sido abandonados por sus […]

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Expat Food Cravings

| October 3, 2012 | 0 Comments
Expat Food Cravings

Ask any expat what he or she misses most from home and food is almost certain to top the list — at times beating friends and family into first place. I know England is not exactly the gastronomic capital of the world, but there are occasions when I yearn for the most mundane culinary items […]

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In Search of the Big Pez Vela

| October 3, 2012 | 0 Comments
In Search of the Big Pez Vela

Guatemala holds many secret treasures that aren’t apparent at first sight, and it is always a treat as gem after gem is unveiled with the more time you spend here. One special discovery is the large underwater canyon called “The Pocket,” located just off the Pacific Coast. With strong ever-changing currents and a healthy supply […]

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Parlama Sport Fishing

| October 2, 2012 | 1 Comment
Parlama Sport Fishing

Written by. Natalie Rose Dennis Wheeler recounts 40+ years of fishing and fleets How Parlama owner Dennis Wheeler came to own his first boat is a once-in-a-lifetime experience not often heard of. He had just returned from a successful fishing trip off the Pacific Coast of Guatemala with a fellow enthusiast, and they were discussing […]

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Small Is Huge

| October 2, 2012 | 0 Comments
Small Is Huge

We often overlook the fact that our planet’s ecology is totally dependent upon the health of these teeming hosts of creatures numbering in the billions. I would like to take this opportunity to say a few words on behalf of all the “little guys”—all the little creatures that make up the vast majority of the […]

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REVUE’s November 2012 Photo Contest: Guatemalan Food

| October 1, 2012 | 0 Comments
REVUE’s November 2012 Photo Contest: Guatemalan Food

We invite you to participate in our MONTHLY PHOTO CONTEST for NOVEMBER, 2012 with the theme GUATEMALAN FOOD; please send ONE (1) HI-RES photo with caption/location and your name and website for the credit line to: photos@revue.gt. Submissions entered by the 10th of October will be eligible. Te invitamos a participar en nuestro CONCURSO FOTOGRÁFICO […]

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October 2012 in Revue Magazine

| October 1, 2012 | 0 Comments
October 2012 in Revue Magazine

October celebrations abound but for many animal lovers Oct. 4 defines the month. It is the only day of the year that animals are honored, blessed by the Catholic Church during a special Mass, in the tradition of the patron saint of animals, St. Francis de Assisi. This month we, too, celebrate animals, on the […]

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The Zen of The “ImpSub”

| September 21, 2012 | 0 Comments
The Zen of The “ImpSub”

The “Impsub” is not a subsurface vessel manned by cheeky cherubs, but a tense separating men scholars from boys. I would know, since it long confined me among the latter; I still regress on occasion. The topic must be approached inductively and deductively. If you have been out of college long enough to forget what […]

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Dragon Fruit, the Nighttime Fragrance

| September 21, 2012 | 0 Comments
Dragon Fruit, the Nighttime Fragrance

Pitayas are one of the climbing cactaceas, named after its habit to use trees as a physical support. Pitaya (pitahaya) is a night-blooming epiphytic cactus, which is common throughout Guatemala and surrounding countries. Many hotels in La Antigua Guatemala and around Lake Atitlán, El Remate and Tikal have pitaya and/or their relatives blooming over the […]

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SMILE Dental Care in Guatemala

| September 20, 2012 | 0 Comments
SMILE Dental Care in Guatemala

Written By Lori Shea. In recent years, Guatemala has become known as a first-class destination for those seeking high-quality, affordable dental care. In North America and Europe, families are concerned with the high cost of dental procedures. Thanks to instantly accessible internet resources, they can save thousands of dollars by taking advantage of medical and […]

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Birds of a Feather?

| September 20, 2012 | 0 Comments
Birds of a Feather?

The new nation of Timor Leste has yet to choose its national bird. For the moment, though, a chicken appears both on a coin and on postage stamps. This might not be as bad of a choice as it initially appears. Chickens, considered objectively, are resplendent things. Colonel Sanders would never have been interested in […]

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Coconut Bread Dreams and Caribbean Wishes

| September 20, 2012 | 0 Comments
Coconut Bread Dreams and Caribbean Wishes

Do you ever notice that traveling throughout Guatemala feels as if you are visiting a variety of different countries? The terrain, the language, the climate and the culture can change so rapidly that it’s incredible to believe that all of these micro-communities and regions make up the one beautiful country we know as Guatemala. Let […]

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Termales De Santa Teresa

| September 20, 2012 | 0 Comments
Termales De Santa Teresa

EL SALVADOR GETAWAY Just minutes from Ahuachapan in western El Salvador, right across the border from Guatemala, lie the amazing thermal waters and spa of Santa Teresa. Named after the farm of the same name, the hotel and soon-to-be restaurant are clustered around a series of thermal pools with temperatures ranging from lukewarm to tingling […]

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Trauma In Paradise

| September 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Written By Dr.Alejandro Paiz The waters of Lake Atitlán have a sedative force when you observe them, especially with the typical spectacular sunsets as a backdrop. Until recently, this was the only balm available for the poorest of the mentally ill in the Atitlán Basin. The beauty of the region hails from its unique topography, […]

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Equal Day Equal Night

| September 19, 2012 | 0 Comments
Equal Day  Equal Night

Written By. Mary Jo McConohay IN THE BEGINNING, THE EARTH WE KNOW slept under watery darkness, like the view before dawn from the island of Flores. Standing on the balcony of my hotel, I saw the Petén sky rippling down to the horizon on all sides. The lake slept, however, unmoving as the firmament. Still […]

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Keys to a Vibrant Life!

| September 18, 2012 | 0 Comments
Keys to a Vibrant Life!

Optimum hydration is essential for good skin tone and a healthy metabolism. Water clears toxins from our bodies and carries nutrients to our cells. Water is a solvent and can carry both healthy and unhealthy substances. Municipal water systems worldwide provide water; however, is it healthy? Sadly, many are not. Most municipalities use chlorine to […]

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RIOS Guatemala

| September 18, 2012 | 5 Comments
RIOS Guatemala

written by Max Baldetty RIOS Guatemala is the result of the passion for paddling, the love of nature and the need to preserve at least one river in Guatemala. The push to create RIOS Guatemala came most recently from an expedition to paddle and film the country’s endangered rivers (details of the documentary screening are […]

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Ganadores del concurso fotográfico octubre 2012 de REVUE

| September 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
Ganadores del concurso fotográfico octubre 2012 de REVUE

Ganadores por decisión de los jueces del equipo editorial / Winners by editorial decision Ganadores por voto popular en Facebook / Winners by popular votes in Facebook Todas las fotografías participantes / All the photos participating Agradecemos a todos lo que participaron con una fotografía en nuestro concurso fotográfico. We thank all the people participating […]

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Live Music at Personajes de La Antigua

| September 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
Live Music at Personajes de La Antigua

Personajes de La Antigua es uno de los lugares en los cuales se puede encontrar música en vivo y que destaca por traer de los mejores grupos. Es un punto de reunión en el que muy pocas veces y podemos ver extranjeros un poco curioso. Todos los nacionales disfrutan del gran ambiente que Personajes de […]

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Lakeside San Marcos

| September 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
Lakeside San Marcos

A simple yet captivating place overlooking Lake Atitlán, San Marcos attracts travelers from around the world to enjoy its tranquility and laid-back attitude. Visitors to this idyllic spot can spend time with the indigenous people of Guatemala, partake in craft making and traditional Mayan ceremonies and hone their Spanish skills, all while enjoying the lake’s […]

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Time-lapsed Video and Photos of Guatemala’s Fuego Volcano Erupting

| September 13, 2012 | 0 Comments
Time-lapsed Video and Photos of Guatemala’s Fuego Volcano Erupting

Here’s the Associated Press introduction to the news report about Fuego volcano eruptions from September 13, 2012: A long-simmering volcano exploded with a series of powerful eruptions outside one of Guatemala’s most famous tourist attractions on Thursday, hurling thick clouds of ash nearly two miles (three kilometers) high, spewing rivers of lava down its flanks […]

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Inauguration of works by Zachary Zimmerman at Mesón Panza Verde

| September 12, 2012 | 0 Comments
Inauguration of works by Zachary Zimmerman at Mesón Panza Verde

On Wednesday 12 at 5pm Panza Verde held the inauguration of works by Zachary Zimmerman. www.zzimagery.blogspot.com. You can visit Mesón Panza Verde (tel: 7832-2925), 5a av. sur #19, La Antigua to look at the paintings of Mr. Zimmerman.

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Presentation of the book “Sin Límites” by Andrea Cardona

| September 11, 2012 | 0 Comments
Presentation of the book “Sin Límites” by Andrea Cardona

“Sin Límites” or “Without Limits” is the title of the book presented by Andrea Cardona after two years of working on it where she presents the life lessons she learned on her way to climb Mount Everest; thus becoming the first Central American woman to do so. This book is not just for climbers, but […]

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Inauguration of “Escenarios Legítimos” Exhibition at The French Alliance in Guatemala City

| September 11, 2012 | 1 Comment
Inauguration of “Escenarios Legítimos” Exhibition at The French Alliance in Guatemala City

Mario Santizo, Regina José Galindo, Luis Molina y Álvaro Arrivillaga, Clara de Tezanos, Angélica Sánchez y Miguel Ávila presentaron una exposición colectiva titulada “Escenarios Legítimos” en la que construyen escenarios que despliegan una serie de cuestionamientos que se posan irreverentes ante la lentre crítica del espectador, haciéndole ver o quizás recalcándole la ambivalencia de lo […]

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Declaración del Octubre Fotográfico y FotoFest

| September 7, 2012 | 0 Comments
Declaración del Octubre Fotográfico y FotoFest

Representantes de la municipalidad de La Antigua Guatemala, Fotofest Guatemala, y el consejo para la protección de La Antigua Guatemala, la comisión sociocultural, Inguat, Club Fotográfico de La Antigua y Grupo Réflex se reunieron en el Palacio del ayuntamiento para llevar a cabo la lectura de la declaración del mes de la Fotográfica en La […]

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Inauguración de la exposición del Club Fotográfico de Antigua en FOTO30

| September 3, 2012 | 0 Comments
Inauguración de la exposición del Club Fotográfico de Antigua en FOTO30

Inauguration of the photo exhibition by Club Fotográfico de Antigua within the FOTO 30 photo festival for September 2012 at the Museo de Arte Colonial, former Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala, 5a calle poniente No. 5, Antigua Guatemala. The “¿Víctimas o Victimarios?” photo exhibit shows a series of images that explore and question the […]

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Rabin Ajau Update

| September 3, 2012 | 0 Comments
Rabin Ajau Update

100 Mayan Princesses converged upon the imperial city of Cobánwith the hopes of becoming the next Daughter of the King

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How can I break my dogs of this dangerous habit?

| September 3, 2012 | 0 Comments
How can I break my dogs of this dangerous habit?

Question: My 1-year-old mixed boxer dog continues to get under everyone’s feet when guests walk through the door. I’m afraid he is going to trip and hurt someone. How can I break him of this dangerous habit? Trying to break a dog from a habit usually involves scolding, shooing away, banishing or other unpleasantness. However, […]

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FOTO30 Photo Festival Inauguration

| September 3, 2012 | 0 Comments
FOTO30 Photo Festival Inauguration

The Centro de Formación de la Cooperación Española in Antigua Guatemala was the place where the FOTO30 Photo Festival was inaugurated with an exposition by photographer Rodrigo Adb entitled “Fotografías 2003-2012″ which shows his work in Guatemala spotlighting the power relationships he has found in the country. The exhibit will be open until October 28. […]

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Enrique Cruz España Exhibit

| September 1, 2012 | 0 Comments
Enrique Cruz España Exhibit

Maestro Enrique Cruz España is one of Antigua’s finest artisans. His exhibit, La Gente de mi Ciudad (People from My City) premieres at Capuchinas (2a calle & 2a avenida) in La Antigua on Friday, Sept. 7 at 5 p.m. and remains open through Sept. 29. La Gente de mi Ciudad features clay figures depicting 28 […]

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