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XIII Festival y Desfile de Carretas (2015) ~ The Children

I always delight in seeing the children dressed up for events in our town.  Despite being disappointed by this year’s Festival de Carreta I enjoyed once again seeing the little ones on horseback, in strollers, walking or in their parents or … Continue reading

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Sooo Disappointing ~ Desfile de Carretas 2015

…tradition is the mechanism that binds us to the past; tells us where we come from, and who we are, in order to plan ahead hoping that its value is sealed in the minds of our new generations. ~ Fundación … Continue reading

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Wisdom Wednesday ~ 29/10/2014

A child can teach an adult three things: To be happy for no reason, To always be busy with something, and To know how to demand with all his might that which he desires.   ~ Paulo Coelho ~

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La Festival de las Carretas 2014 ~ ¡Qué Hermosa!

The first dance of Señorita Pedasi 2014, Lucy Carolin Pollard brought me some of the prettiest photos of the evening.  Still pictures fail to capture the fancy footwork of her companion but take my word for, it was amazing from where … Continue reading

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La Festival de las Carretas 2014 ~ La Coronación y La Pollera

After the entrance of Señorita Pedasi 2014, Miss Lucy was escorted up the many stairs to the stage for her coronation. The crown was carried in a Pintao by two wee ones, who proceeded across the floor and up the … Continue reading

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La Festival de las Carretas, la Cultura y el Folklore 2014 ~ ¡Bailar!

The Festival de las Carretas began last night with the coronation of Seńorita Pedasi 2014. Prior to starting the festivities the Master of Ceremonies led the crowd in a prayer and a moment of silence for a 16 year-old student that had been … Continue reading

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Fray ~ Refriega, Lucha, Combate,  Melee, Fight, Combat

Fray (noun) A situation of intense activity, typically one incorporating an element of aggression or competition.  A battle or fight. Every October our small town celebrates its culture and folklore with the celebration of the Festival de las Carretas, la Cultura y el … Continue reading

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Introducing Seńorita Pedasi 2014

…tradition is the mechanism that binds us to the past; tells us where we come from, and who we are, in order to plan ahead hoping that its value is sealed in the minds of our new generations. ~ Fundación Amigos … Continue reading

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Abuela and Norman II

It’s quite common to see young calves being cared for in the neighbor’s back yard around the burg.  There are a few people that either own or work on fincas but who live in town.  Sometime they will bring a young animal … Continue reading

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Desfile de carretas en Pedasi ~ Young and Old

After the kick off on Friday evening, the parade and festivities really get going on Saturday.  People mill about Parque Central from mid-morning on sampling the wares from the various fondas and food booths set up along the side streets. This … Continue reading

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