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How the Giant Kites of Sumpango and Santiago are Made

The giant kites of Santiago and Sumpango are part of the tradition, culture and history of Guatemala. The "All Saints' Day" is celebrated every November in Guatemala, and in Sumpango and Santiago villages in Sacatepequez, people celebrate this important date by raising the "Giant Kites" to heaven.

White Fiambre Guatemalan Recipe

The famous Guatemalan dish and recipe we all each on November 1st in Guatemala for ‘All Saints Day’ (El Día de Todos Los Santos), a day before the ‘Dia de Los Muertos’. We have shared the Red Fiambre recipe in previous post, and today we would like to tell you about the White Fiambre, which is quite similar, but not the same.

Traditional Pumpkin Bread-Cake Recipe Guatemalan Style

This is not the traditional recipe for the delicious pumpkin pie that we all know originally from the United States, but it is rather a Guatemalan “cake or bread” version that was adopted over time. This is a dessert that is also enjoyed from October to December, during Halloween and the end of the year celebrations.

Gracias and De Nada in Spanish Language explained

In Spanish language, there are several ways to say thank you and respond to it as well. Some are less usual than others, but all can be used in most circumstances. Another sample of the richness of the Spanish language.

Lake Atitlan in Panajachel

Lago de Atitlán (name in Spanish) is one of the most visited sites in Guatemala (after Antigua Guatemala Colonial City, which is the most visited city in Guatemala), and considered as one of the most beautiful lakes in the world.

Guatemalan Chicken Broth Recipe

Chicken Broth with Rice is a very traditional recipe from Guatemala for many years, it is commonly served for lunch. It is well known for having a very intense flavor. Its preparation is simple and easy to follow.

Guatemala - September Independence Month

Guatemalans are passionate and devoted to their culture and history, and the celebration of Independence Day is no exception. Every September 15, since 1821, Guatemalans proudly celebrate "Independence Day".

White Beans with Pork Rib Recipe Guatemalan style

White Bean with Meat is a very well-known dish in Guatemala, it has been traditional dish for a long time. It is known that if you see a family celebration with Marimba music (the Guatemalan national musical instrument), it is certain that a bowl of White Beans is served on the table.



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