I’ve always wanted to write an open letter, a fiery, provocative manifesto that changes lives and deeply moves the recipient. Unfortunately, my fragile ego is too terrified of failure and rejection, so the only safe way to go about said letter is to write it as I scurry, tail between my legs, out of town.
Daytripper is XelaWho’s regular monthly series on day trips within easy reach of Xela. This month’s article is called: The Baths of Life
Start in Zone 1 on 13th Avenida and head south towards the mountain. When you get to a small roundabout take the cobblestone road on the far side. It winds back and [...]
A Visit to San Simon, April 2007
Now, I deeply enjoy dining in the fine establishments here in Xela, mainly so that I can brag to my friends about eating in fancy restaurants. But since I have neither the disposable income to do so frequently nor the skill/intelligence necessary to “cook,” I spend a lot of time scavenging, quite happily, on the [...]
“¿Qué onda vos?” is XelaWho’s a monthly guide to speaking Spanish Guatemalan style. This month we’re looking at funny expressions.
Dar las nalgas LITERAL MEANING: To give the buttcheeks. ACTUAL MEANING: To get one’s ass kicked.