trinkets

Culture Weekly Capture Challenge: Guided

     For this week’s theme of Culture Weekly Capture Challenge is about “guided”.  May it be the strong influence of Catholic faith or by Mayan belief, Guatemalans are guided with traditions or practices in asking for guidance and blessings in life. Religious practices can be observed  all throughout the country as part of their…

Mixco Viejo, Chimaltenango

Word of the day/Palabra del dia: Wall

Wall Spanish : Pared Filipino : Pader Photo disclaimer: The Mixed Culture does not own the photo(s) used in this post, however, proper permission to use the photo(s) above was given to The Mixed Culture. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of any photo(s) without express and written permission from the artist and/or owner is strictly prohibited. For…

Guatemalan corn

Word of the day/Palabra del dia: Vegetable

Vegetable Spanish : Verdura Filipino : Gulay Photo disclaimer: The Mixed Culture does not own the photo(s) used in this post, however, proper permission to use the photo(s) above was given to The Mixed Culture. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of any photo(s) without express and written permission from the artist and/or owner is strictly prohibited. For…

Maria Cristina Falls

Word of the day/Palabra del dia: Waterfall

Waterfall Spanish : Cascada/Catarata Filipino : Talon Photo disclaimer: The Mixed Culture does not own the photo(s) used in this post, however, proper permission to use the photo(s) above was given to The Mixed Culture. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of any photo(s) without express and written permission from the artist and/or owner is strictly prohibited. For…

Remembering the dead

Culture Weekly Capture Challenge: Extended

         Culture Weekly Capture Challenge for this week is on the theme of “extended”. In Philippine culture, life generally revolves around the extend family, which includes, parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins (up to several times removed). For Catholic families, in baptism chosen godparents - those to whom care of children is entrusted should…