"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." ~George Bernard Shaw

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Monday, October 24, 2016

Our Amazing Day in Oaxaca October 24, 2016

Being in Oaxaca opens doors to
amazing visual treats.....
especially during the Day of the Dead .....
celebrations begin long before the actual day.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Peaceful courtyards...

 
Lead to altars such as this.

 
Meanwhile in the Zocolo Russell talks with
a few of the many protestors that filled the
entire Zocolo.
 

 
 
By evening the protestors had left and
the streets were filled with crowds of people.
We were not sure what was being celebrating
as Day of the Dead is not til next weekend.  
 
 
But everyone was having fun dancing with
the monsters and others in costumes...

 
or just with interesting faces...
 
 
 




 
An American playing his guitar and singing the Blues... 

 
 
Santa Domingo de Guzman church near our B and B 
 
 
 
Endless fireworks through the night...

 

 
This mornings breakfast!
Have a lovely day!
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5 comments:

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

I think people want any excuse to party. Great shots, especially that second one of the courtyard.

Sandee said...

Having a party is a good thing. I know you're enjoy your stay.

Have a fabulous day honey. Big hugs. ♥♥♥

KittyO said...

what a great time to be there! Lucky you! xoxo

messymimi said...

If they are like people around here, any excuse will do to have a good time. And i hope you are having a great time there with them!

Stephen Hayes said...

Great pictures. What was being protested?