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... by Jocotepec’s historian Aida Perez Aguilar, and translated here.
The long festival is actually two celebrations in one. The 250-year anniversary of the local parish and the 184 anniversary of the traditional day of the "turning of the clay pots". The tradition of turning pots dates back to 1833 when the people promised to celebrate the festivities in honor of the Lord of Mount for having saved ...
... destiny and assume their rightful place as co-owners of this vast and bountiful land.They don't understand completely yet this is their right. They know their leadership is taking advantage of them, but they don't have a strategy to get what is theirs. So they continue to live what seems to me, and I think certainly some of them, marginalized lives.
Mexicans are humble, patient, polite people who aren't comfortable with asking for ...
... showed photos and paintings which have been used as the covers of school text books. After the museum I walked back to the "camion" (micro, i.e. bus) - trying to get used to the different names people have here for things compared to the Spanish and Peruvian ones I've learnt - via the mercado San Juan de dios, which is huge, and the plaza de Los Mariachis. Guadalajara is the home to the mariachis but as it was early in ...
... they did some jaw-dropping stunts. I am guessing that these folks do this stuff all the time. The horses were so well trained and did things I had never seen done before.
They did a great job at an event that was geared to entertain the gringos. And we loved it. We were so glad we went and I would recommend it to anyone that has never seen such an event. It was worth the $6 US dollar entrance fee.
... mall just down the road.
It gets better with each passing day, in fact we've got two invites to two parties, a Meet and Greet this Thursday and a Mother's Day Buffet party at the main entertainment facility.
Tomorrow is the Lake Chapala Farmers' Market that features Organic produce locally grown here in the area that includes Chicked, Eggs, Cheeses, Baked Goods and Prepared foods, so ...