Parol: A symbol of Filipino Christmas Spirit

Parol

Filipino Christmas celebration is colorful, lively, full of traditions, bright and definitely twinkling. One of the most iconic symbol of  Filipino Christmas spirit is the Christmas lantern or locally known as “paról”. The star-shaped lanterns are displayed hanging outside the … Continue reading

Black Christ of Esquipulas: Chiquimula, Guatemala

Esquipulas Basilica

         Guatemala’s eastern region, which includes the departments of Zacapa, Chiquimula, El Progreso, Santa Rosa, Jalapa and Jutiapa, has a wide variety of landscapes, ranging from tropical forests to the magnificent mountains that rise 9,800 feet above … Continue reading