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... on February 2nd - the Dia de la Candelaria.
Like many celebrations in Mexico, this day represents a fusion of pre-hispanic traditions with Catholic beliefs. El Dia de la Candelaria falls 40 days after Christmas, the day that Jewish babies had to be brought to the temple after they were born. This was when Jesus would have been brought to the temple after his birth.
February 2 is also the mid-point between the winter equinox and the spring solstice. We even celebrate ...
... wise streets,
we manoeuvred our way to our hotel where we would stay for one night. We had
three rooms. Two for the two couples and one for the remaining 9/10 people. The
Posada (the hostel) had a beautiful patio with flowers all over the place. It
also had a nice rooftop on which a barbecue and a bar was set, without any food
or drinks unfortunately. Since we arrived quite early, we decided to go into
the city center to look at the ...
... them. A good decision I think as it turned out that most of them went to another party and ended up getting back here at 7am or in Rachel’s case she stayed at Connie’s and they got there around 5am!! Anyway I just couldn’t keep my eyes open and ended up going to bed really early!
Yesterday I spent most of the day studying but did take time out to go and deliver my laundry as I couldn’t be bothered to do it all by ...
... the main church there. It was very
impressive. After that I took an hour on my own. I walked around some
backstreets and found like a market. I spent my last 30 minutes having ...
At the beginning of this week we headed to a little silver mining town in the mountains called Taxco. We were priviledged to have a retreat there. I was with Stephanie, Ben, Bill and Nancy, Ruth and Stan and Ruth's Mom, and Lisa. We had lots of time for shopping and seeing such a cute little town built into the side of a mountain. The streets were crazy-- very steep and very narrow. We had to take a ...