Dark tourism – child trafficking.

Regardless if we want it or not, becoming aware of the atrocities that occur constantly, is not only unavoidable in the age of information but essential to developing our character, and it’ll be defined by how we respond to this brutal clash with the real world. Recently I got a painful reminder about something IContinue reading “Dark tourism – child trafficking.”

New age farm in the old colonial city.

Founded almost half a millennium ago (1524), Santiago de los Caballeros of Guatemala was the first capital city prior the Santa Marta earthquake in 1773, before this, it was considered one of the most beautiful cities of the Spanish empire, two centuries and fifty-something years later, still preserves the colonial looks from that era, nowContinue reading “New age farm in the old colonial city.”

Running through a work of art.

The cultural center and national theater Miguel Angel Asturias was built over the remains of the San Jose castle, destroyed by the revolutionary artillery in June of 1944, successfully overthrowing the 13-year military dictatorship of Jorge Ubico, an un-democratic rule praised directly by the German chancellor at the time Adolf Hitler. Initially the project forContinue reading “Running through a work of art.”

Through the crystals.

With almost 200 years since the first ”photography” was ever taken in 1827, the development of this new form of capturing the world had been done only through painting, this new technology evolved from rudimentary techniques (daguerreotype) to the modern film process that didn’t change over a hundred years to ”recently” advanced into the digitalContinue reading “Through the crystals.”

In loving memory of Bocanada

Address: Ruta 1 3-35, Zona 4 (Waze)Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BocanadaCA/ This artisans club knows knew about fidelity to sound by playing great classics and recent hits on vinyl, a few months after celebrated their first year in business on December 7th, closed its doors but this amazing space gave breathers for many intrepid entrepreneurs, active artists, andContinue reading “In loving memory of Bocanada”

Kite Festival (Barrilete) – 2017

  This past November 10 and 11, the largest, newest, and most unorthodox festival took place in the only location within Guatemala city where you can go surfing and drinking at the same time, located in Cardales of Cayala, AKUA offered a different perspective of what we call a music festival. Combining indie, ska, pop,Continue reading “Kite Festival (Barrilete) – 2017”

See you on the other SOMA.

Alongside the reference of the drug in the famous book of Aldous Huxley “Brave new world” the dose I took at SOMA on a Saturday night in July of 2017, made my senses experience an extraordinary night, filled with booze, friends, and live music to please the soul. After finally getting a parking place inContinue reading “See you on the other SOMA.”

The raving artisan – Nativo Urbamboo

  The meeting began after a short laugh we had about how bad I’m to do an ollie (simplest trick on a skateboard),  Carlos Maldonado, AKA “modelin” and I started talking about the constant struggle in working freelance to do personal projects and the level of alienation he needs in order to achieve his final productContinue reading “The raving artisan – Nativo Urbamboo”

The mystical nights at “Analogicos”

Analógicos por la noche = Analogics at night is an special type of event that takes place the first saturday of each month, deeply charged with an enigmatic scenario, amazing music, open air location, persuasive visuals and unexpected cost for alcohol; we join them for their 52th edition of black sabbath on vinyl with theContinue reading “The mystical nights at “Analogicos””