May 1st, aka May Day – the day on which workers of the world unite, walk down the street chanting slogans for a couple of hours, then return to work where they enter into confidential negotiations with their employers, sign individual contracts and undercut each others’ wages. It’s a grand old tradition.
But let’s face [...]
Daytripper is XelaWho’s regular monthly series on day trips within easy reach of Xela. This month’s article is called: The Lava Fields
There is a spectacular rock formation and lava field, within easy walking distance of Xela, which is much visited by Guatemalans trying to get closer to El Señor, but seldom seen by tourists. [...]
The Black Butterfly, May 2007
Dude. The D Man is back. That’s right – he loved you, left you, lost your phone number (which was why he didn’t call) and would like to hook up again, if you’re not too busy.
By DJ Tara
Anyone up for starting their DJ career should know that Guatemala is a great place to plant the seeds of inevitable DJ success. Only takes a few days (or for some a few hours) to get that steady reggaeton beat and blend it in with the next, especially with modern technology mixers [...]
“¿Qué onda vos?” is XelaWho’s a monthly guide to speaking Spanish Guatemalan style. This month we’re looking at funny expressions.
Tú crees que es solo de soplar y hacer botellas LITERAL MEANING: You think you can make bottles just by blowing. ACTUAL MEANING: You think that by just talking you’ll get things done.