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Dance of the Viejitos, Morelia, Michoacan

The Danza de los Viejitos  is a dance performed in the State of Michoacan.  The performers wear masks of older people and campesino clothing. The dance begins at a slow pace with mock aching and hunching characteristic of older men.  As the dance progresses, the movements turn into vigorous dancing combined with trembling and coughing and falling over. The costumes are ornate and beautiful.…

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The story behind Yelapa: a lovely day trip from Puerto Vallarta

What is Yelapa? Well, Yelapa is a tranquil fishing village where you can enjoy the quiet beach, visit an impressive waterfall, go horseback riding and sample the famous Yelapa pies. When you visit lovely Puerto Vallarta, you are likely to see vendors selling tickets and tours for Yelapa.  Although Yelapa is not an island, it is most easily accessible by boat. You cannot get there by car because there are no roads that lead to it. You could choose to arrive by mule if you can find one willing …

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DIY Tequila Bottle Lamps

        We discovered this interesting Do-It-Yourself Tequila Bottle lamp in Chiapas, in a town near the Guatemala border. It was literally tequila bottles put together with corks, and fishing line. If anyone is interested in getting the full instructions, leave a comment and we’ll elaborate.…

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Young ladies of Sayulita, Nayarit

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Colorful doors, Guadalajara, Jalisco

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