Tag Archives: Christmas

Christmas in Santa Elena Yucatan

Like everywhere in the world people celebrate christmas in their own special ways and here it is no different. Parties are abound and in full swing. The youngsters give their school performances in the main square with the proud parents … Continue reading

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Yucateca New Years Eve

New Years Eve I was invited to go to Ticul a town about 10 mins away from St Elena .The same  family that I used to live with for about two years before building the restaurant and then the hotel … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve traditions in St Elena

Christmas eve traditions in St Elena. Celebrations begin late in the evening around 10 ish with the traditional burning of the bull (quemando del toro )in front of the church. They don’t actually burn a bull! What it is, it’s … Continue reading

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Eclipse and Christmas turkeys

Tuesday I rose from my hammock at 1 am in the morning. For what you may ponder.. I wanted to see the full moon eclipse and also a Mexican family that was staying with me wanted to see it. I … Continue reading

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