Guatemala City Christmas Tree

Christmas arrived in full effect here in Guatemala City on Saturday night with the lighting of a massively insane Christmas tree, located in the central plaza of the city, Plaza Obelisco.

It is a huge celebration as you can see in the video below from 2011 (one of the better videos I could find and featuring great bird’s-eye views) and it is capped off with a thunderous fireworks display that we could hear and feel from our house. To say it sounded like a raging battle might be a bit of an understatement. After finding this video, we are kind of wishing we had tried to make it, but at least we will have a chance next year.

Inauguración Árbol Gallo 2011 from NqV TV on Vimeo.

One thought on “Guatemala City Christmas Tree

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s