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The Friday Photo #191 – ¡Viva la Revolución!

December 6, 2013 | Mexico, The Friday Photo | 1 Comment
Revolution Day women on horses

On the way home from breakfast the other day here in Sayulita, I heard the distant sound of sirens. That’s an uncommon occurrence in this part of Mexico – contrary to what the media would have you believe – so I went to take a look.

I’m very glad that I did.

It was Revolution Day, and the town was out in celebration. Unbearably cute kids were everywhere, the girls in their best dresses, the boys with painted mustaches and wooden guns. The smoke from makeshift cannons drifted across the main street as a group of tiny cheerleaders paraded past, young and old alike reveling in the moment.

Towards the end of the parade came this group of young women on horses, their white dresses shining brilliantly in the sun. Even the horses were perfectly groomed, plaited manes and leg warmers included.

It was the perfect way to start the morning.



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    rebecca kroegel

    January 1, 2014

    that was lucky! to think you could of missed the celebrations! love the traditional Mexican clothing


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