Taylor Explores the World

Tag: Carnaval

  • Valladolid

    The city of Valladolid is a wonderful place, filled with architectural splendors streaked with history.   We plodded through almost every Colonia (neighborhood) in town, day and night, without a single reason for concern.  Just outside el Centro (center of town) are quaint barrios filled with small homes, plazas, churches, mom and pop storefronts, markets and friendly smiles.  We […]

  • Burning of Juan Carnaval

    Ash Wednesday concludes the celebrations of Carnaval in Valladolid. We were eating dinner at Las Campanas when a special gentleman stopped at our table to comment on Adri’s pink hair and how pretty she was. As we were leaving the restaurant we noticed the time, it was 8:30, disappointed we had missed the final festivities […]

  • Martes Gordo – Carnaval 2013

    After settling into the hotel we headed to the Zocolo hoping to catch some of the Carnaval celebration.  There was a huge gathering of locals for the free concert. The band were great dancers as well as singers.  There was a small dance area behind us where the locals felt the island beats of the band.   […]