This week's Photo of the Week was taken by Duende Harrison of Panajachel.
View the Photos of the Week archive at: http://santacruzlalaguna.weebly.com/photos.html
- 8-10 May, Santa Cruz Feria, Santa Cruz la Laguna (see details below)
- 8 May, 5:30 p.m., XXY, Cine Foro at La Galeria, Calle Rancho Grande, Panajachel (see details below)
- 10 May, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., Gringo Mercado, La Galeria, Calle Rancho Grande, Panajachel (see details below)
The Santa Cruz Feria is coming up this week! The bands have been practicing for weeks now. Come on up and join in some of the festivities.
To get everyone in the mood I've posted on the Santa Cruz website some photos I took of last year's Feria. Particularly great is the annual parade which includes all of the children in costumes. And then there are the chicas with their dresses made from chip bags! Gotta love it! Click here to see last year's photos (below the Photo of the Week section: http://santacruzlalaguna.weebly.com/photos.html
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La Galeria in Panjachel is hosting Cine Foro every other Thursday at 5:30 p.m. Valentina Ricca and Florencia Goldsman are the founders of Cine Foro which so far seems to feature some excellent quality documentaries and foreign films. A suggested donation of Q7 is being asked. A small amount for such great films!
This week's offering is XXY
Here is the trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pFTmunT0ujc
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La Galeria is hosting a Gringo Mercado this Saturday. Come and buy and/or sell! This could become a semi-regular thing during this rainy season.
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AA, NA, all addictions (12 steps meeting) in Panajachel, Tuesday at 9:30 a.m., Solomon's Porch (across from Kodak and above the bakery on Calle Principal. This is replacing the meetings that were being held in Santa Cruz. Everyone is welcome!
For more information call: 4698-2065
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People seem to be a little confused about the hours at CECAP's Cafe Sabor Cruceño. In general, the hours are Monday - Saturday, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. They are closed on Sundays.
As the Culinary Program classes are held in the restaurant after 3 p.m., it is best to plan your visit to end before 3 p.m.
Occasionally there might be special circumstances that necessitate changing the hours or closing the restaurant for a large group. To make sure that the Cafe is open, you can call the CECAP office: 5287-1391
And if you've eaten their recently, please give them a nod on Trip Advisor! http://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g313832-d3238666-Reviews-Cafe_Sabor_Cruceno-Santa_Cruz_La_Laguna_Lake_Atitlan_Solola_Department_Western_Hi.html
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If you haven't made a visit to the end of Santander in Panajachel recently, well you should. The city of Panajachel recently constructed a "Mirador" at the end of the street. It was made possible with the work and partnerships from different institutions including the Canadian government. Not only is the Mirador very cool in itself, but so is this video of the construction and inauguration by Jay Zacc. Check it out!
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And if you just can't get enough beautiful photographs of beautiful Guatemala, check out this Facebook page: Perhaps You Need a Little Guatemala:
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