La Antigua

| Agua Muy Potable | Chocolately organic coffee and colorful Mayan handicrafts aren’t the only highly prized products from Guatemala’s UNESCO World Heritage town of La Antigua. Nearby, on a finca(ranch), is its greenest spot. For here, day after day, the greatest environmental threat to the health of Guatemala—and the entire underdeveloped world—is combated. We’re […]

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| Greening in Guatemala | They ate so many avocados they became known as panzas verdes. Green bellies. That’s about all there was to eat after the earth shook Guatemala’s capital to pieces in 1773. The Spanish rulers decreed the city dead, but a foolhardy few chose to remain behind to live amid the rubble. […]