La Fiesta de Los Locos is CRAZY

The festival of crazies was this week in San Miguel de Allende, and as it’s name indicates, it was a fun, loud, long and delightful parade celebrating the Festival of San Anthony of Padua. Held annually in mid-June (when the pandemic doesn’t shut it down) this parade of thousand weaves throughout downtown and lasts around… Continue reading La Fiesta de Los Locos is CRAZY

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Attitude–Photo of the Week

These are two pictures of attitude that answer the prompt from Nadia Merrill Photography challenge. The first picture was taken during a parade enactment at Easter 2019 in San Miguel. The guard’s face shows his determination. In the second picture, this little girl in Kenya shows her challenging stare and stance as she faces my… Continue reading Attitude–Photo of the Week

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Color Abounds in San Miguel de Allende

If you want color, visit San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Local parades, homes, doors, add spice and color to life in this delightful city. And these pictures are my contribution to Dutch Goes the Photo Tuesday Photo Challenge with the prompt of Colorful. See more color at https://dutchgoesthephoto.net/2018/06/26/tuesday-photo-challenge-colorful-2/ Early morning sunrise catches the multiple hues in… Continue reading Color Abounds in San Miguel de Allende

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Animals–Cee’s Black and White Challenge

Cee’s Black and White prompt this week is Animals, and here is my contribution to the challenge. See more at https://ceenphotography.com/2018/06/21/cees-black-white-photo-challenge-any-animal/ She didn’t say they had to be real!                                                      … Continue reading Animals–Cee’s Black and White Challenge

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Horizontal Lines–Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

My entries for the Horizontal Lines prompt in Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge at https://ceenphotography.com/2018/06/19/cees-fun-foto-challenge-horizontal-lines/favor San Miguel de Allende’s unique parade annually is all about fun and dance and is called Los Locos. The history about this event is worth the read at http://www.atencionsanmiguel.org/2016/06/17/los-locos-parade-and-story/ I took these pictures of the costumes of one group participating in the Los… Continue reading Horizontal Lines–Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

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Odd Ball Photos and Belly Buttons

This is another character in a local parade recently in San Miguel de Allende. He looks bewildered, and I’d be concerned if I had a head sticking out of my belly button. See more great Odd Ball pictures at Cee’s Odd Ball photo challenge at https://ceenphotography.com/2018/04/29/cees-odd-ball-photo-challenge-april-29-2018/

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Odd Ball Parade Character

I shot this great odd ball photo at a local parade in San Miguel de Allende today, and it qualifies for Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge. See more odd ball pictures at https://ceenphotography.com/2018/04/15/cees-odd-ball-photo-challenge-april-15-2018/                            

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge–Queens

The letter Q has to be in the photo title for this week’s Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge, so I picked pictures I took recently of two queens. The queens were featured in the Mexican Revolution parade held in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico in late November of this year. https://ceenphotography.com/2017/12/12/cees-fun-foto-challenge-letter-q-simply-needs-to-have-the-letter-q/

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Parrots and Parades–Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

Parrots and Parades are my contributions to this week’s Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge. The pictures had to start with a P and be at last 5 letters long. I found a couple of parrots (or I think they are parrots) in a lovely hotel garden. We didn’t have a conversation. They only know Spanish. And… Continue reading Parrots and Parades–Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge