Fiesta: Dia de los Reyes Magos

It’s finally the day children in Mexico have been waiting for: Día de los Tres Reyes, (or Three King’s Day) and the day when the 3 Wise Men bring them gifts. Children leave their shoes outside filled with hay or dried grass for the animals the Wise Men ride, along with a handwritten note and … Continue reading Fiesta: Dia de los Reyes Magos

Dia de los Muertos

A bus trip to 2 cemeteries for dia de los muertos did not sound like my idea of subtlety. In fact I wondered if it was a good idea at all to spend 5 hours wandering around in the dark in small town cemetaries near Oaxaca to see a (admittedly important) dia de los muertos … Continue reading Dia de los Muertos