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The Moto Parade in Mazatlán

It has been a busy time lately here in Mazatlán. Semana Santa is actually the week before Easter, but since the kids are out of school for another week after Easter, it turns into a two week party. This year, the Wednesday after Easter Sunday marked the beginning of Moto Week, my favorite event of the year. Bikers come from all over the Americas for the fun of showing off their bikes and getting together with other bikers. There is...

Where was I, now?

Wow, that was kind of unusual for me, to go missing in action for a whole week.  But it has been a busy week, primarily with Carnaval activities but also with knitting, and hanging out, and sleeping in, and other decadent Carnaval week pursuits.  Around here, nothing, and I mean nothing gets done during Carnaval week except partying and sleeping.  Government offices, most small stores, civic projects, and schools are closed. I plan on getting back in the blogging zone...

Whew! It was a blast!

Last night Paul and I headed out for our last Carnaval event, the final Mazatlan Carnaval 2009 parade. The parade got going quite a ways North of Centro at about 4:30, and it finally hit Centro around 7 pm. This is the final blow-out for everyone and there was enthusiasm to burn! The crowd kept building and building, along with the expectation and excitement. I don’t just have to tell you, I can show you what an awesome parade it...