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Day of the Holy Cross Among the Best of Many May Mexican Traditional Celebrations

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The largest, longest running (16 consecutive years)—and, arguably, the most fun—Día de la Santa Cruz celebration here in Puerto Peñasco is the one held on the next street north behind the Fifth Avenue shops, also known as the Cholla Mall shops, and other endearing names, called Barrio or Colonia Obrera. Their festivity attracts 300 to 500 attendees each of the two nights from all over the city because it’s so popular…

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How Manuel Belen Perez Brings the Art of Ancient Aztec Palm Woven Baskets to Current Day Puerto Peñasco

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The Perez family follows a tradition of basket weaving that dates back to the Spanish conquest in the 1500’s when indigenous Aztec tribal populations (actually called ‘families’ rather than tribes) scattered to the mountain sides in fear of Spanish leader, Hernan Cortés and reestablished their way of life in the isolation and protection of the rugged mountainous regions in the Mexican state of Guerrero…

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It Was A Wonderful Day (or Three) in the Neighborhood!

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Every year for the last 16 years Barrio Obrera has put on a veritable feast of food, music, fireworks and fun for upwards of 600 residents and visitors from around town. So well attended is this annual event that the barrio selects a different host to head up the organization to sort of spread the honor of burden, if you will. This also brings a different style and attempted oneupmanship within the same traditional theme, any one of which could serve as the sacred system on how to throw the ultimate neighborhood bash!

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