Mexican folk dances

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These were the most colorful of the dancers.

On Sunday nights in the month of April in the Plaza de Armas, there were folk dances. This particular evening was a hot one and I felt badly for the barefooted dancers. I assume the heat was the reason the event started over an hour late, but no one seemed to mind at the time.

These young men are lined up on the hot pavement ready to dance.

This ribbon dance was too large for the stage!
This dance looked like a human sized cats in the cradle.

This eclectic group may have been my favorite, mostly for the costumes. I really wish I understood what each character represented in Mexican mythology.

A few more photos taken around the same time.

I walk by these every day and enjoy watching them grow. These are pomegranates. I hope to taste one soon.
We get our corn tortillas from a shop down the street. You can watch the ladies making them fresh. Tortillas are sold by the kilo.
The Basilica of our Lady of Guadalupe (La basílica Santuario de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe) is in the historic center of San Luis Potosi.
The Basilica de Guadalupe in San Luis is a place of pilgrimage and located on the Guadalupe Road. The image of the virgin of Guadalupe that is venerated in the place dates from 1838.
Traditionally, pilgrims approach the church on their knees, coming from as far away as Hildalgo market, 3km away.
This is the entrance to a museum.
I couldn’t resist a food photo! Tacos rojos!
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Beth

I'm a professional vagabond. I quit my cubical job in January 2014. Since then, I've hiked the Appalachian Trail, The Camino, and taught English in Vietnam, Turkey, Russia, Spain, Mexico and Peru. I'm exploring the world and you can come too!

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