Day of the Dead in SMA

Here it is fall of 2020, and even in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico I can begin to feel the shift away from summer. The mornings are cooler, the days not quite as warm as they were just weeks ago, and blooming plants aren’t as radiant, except for the marigolds Marigolds are the October and… Continue reading Day of the Dead in SMA

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The Eyes Have It

Cee’s fun foto challenge is all about Eyes, and I found some great ones taken during several festivities in San Miguel . Parade participants fit into the activities with lots of face painting. See more Eye pictures at https://ceenphotography.com/2019/04/30/cees-fun-foto-challenge-eyes-2/        

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Day of the Dead Celebration

I never understood the fixation on skeletons, finding it eerie and a bit uncomfortable, not grasping the meaning behind The Day of the Dead, or in Spanish Dia de Muertos,…until I saw the movie “Coco”.  It is delightful and an insightful explanation of the importance of this national holiday celebrated in Mexico over 2 days,… Continue reading Day of the Dead Celebration