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The aroma of Lent in Antigua Guatemala

The Corozo Flower (Scheelea Preussi buret. Arecaceae) is found in humid forests of Guatemala, and other regions of Central America. This flower, together with sawdust, incense and pine, form the traditional aroma of Holy Week (Easter Week) in Antigua Guatemala. Its strong and delicious aroma announces the beginning of the Lenten season in Guatemala.

Black Beans Soup or Broth - Guatemala Recipe

If the corn tortilla is a basic food in the Guatemalan table every day, black beans is perhaps the second most important food in Guatemalans’ diet. Black beans is a very simple food to prepare, but delicious and essential on the table of Guatemalan families, it is rich in flavor, but also rich in iron and proteins.

Spanish words with two meanings - Part 1

In the Spanish language, there are many words that have different meanings, but they are written in the same way. This can be easily confusing. The trick to understanding is just to remember the difference.

Egg-wrapped Green Beans - Guatemala Recipe

We could say that it is almost impossible not to find this dish on the menu of a traditional cuisine of any Guatemalan family. It is very simple to prepare with a few steps to follow, it would be ideal to accompany this dish with rice and a tomato sauce.

Similar words in English and Spanish with different meanings - Part 3

For this third and last article, we’ll talk about “Career, Apartment, Compromise and Familiar”. We explain the last four examples of words we use everyday in English and Spanish that sound the same or almost the same but the meaning is somewhat different.

Easter Week 2020 Schedule in Antigua Guatemala

Semana Santa (Holy Week) in Antigua Guatemala 2020, following Catholic Church’s long time tradition, Holy Week begins on Friday of Sorrows (Viernes de Dolores) day that represents the crucifixion sentence of Jesus. The following dates based on the Gregorian calendar for 2020 Easter Week in Antigua Guatemala.

Similar words in English and Spanish with different meanings - Part 2

For the second article will talk “Approve, Eventually and Lecture”. We continue to explain some of the most common examples of English and Spanish words that sound the same or almost the same, so it is easy to confuse definitions for each.

Similar words in English and Spanish with different meanings - Part 1

For this first article will cover the words “Actually, Embarrassed and Realize”. As you know, there are many words that are the same or almost the same in English and Spanish, as soon as you hear it, you already know its meaning and even its pronunciation. But there are some exceptions that make Spanish language students confuse.



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