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Children in the Easter Pageantry

The Easter celebration in San Miguel continued throughout the week with parades, altars, and statues. I thought I would share some photos of the children who often led the parades scattering flowers ahead of statues of the Virgin Mother Mary and Jesus.          

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Friday of Sorrows and Popsicles

Holy week begins in San Miguel de Allende and all of Mexico on Friday one week before Good Friday with Viernes de Dolores (Friday of Sorrows) ceremonies. If we have these types of events in the U.S. it did not reach my eyes or ears until SMA. Early on Friday morning, flower vendors set up stalls throughout… Continue reading Friday of Sorrows and Popsicles

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Thursday Doors in San Miguel

This week’s contributions to Norm’s Thursday Doors Photo Challenge features doors from the Easter celebrations in San Miguel, and other interesting entryways I’ve found in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Lots more pictures of doors at https://miscellaneousmusingsofamiddleagedmind.wordpress.com/2018/04/19/thursday-doors-april-19-2018/ Question: Is the second floor just a facade with nothing behind it? Certainly appears so, but I can’t find… Continue reading Thursday Doors in San Miguel

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Easter’s Which Way Processions

Daily processions highlighted the Easter season in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Various celebrations were held throughout the city, but all included demonstrations along the town’s streets. See more which way photo challenges at https://ceenphotography.com/2018/04/13/cees-which-way-photo-challenge-april-13-2018/

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Thursday Doors for Easter

Many doors in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico are decorated with colorful flowers for Easter, so I’m sharing some of those doors with you. And I threw in a door that I like the color combination that looks like Easter to me. See more doors at https://miscellaneousmusingsofamiddleagedmind.wordpress.com/2018/03/29/thursday-doors-march-29-2018/