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Wedding of all weddings in little Santa Elena

The Wedding bells were ringing on Saturday for Omar and Nallely .Omars part time job/hobby is to take wedding videos/photos as well as for the 15th birthday girls (quinceanos)party here in the village and they have used The Pickled Onion … Continue reading

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Santa Elena Feria

Like in Mérida and other pueblos around the Yucatán fairs are held on a regular basis.For one week now the Feria de Santa Elena begin its yearly festival of San Mateo (Saint Mathew) the patron saint of Santa Elena .It will continue for … Continue reading

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The annual fair of St Elena

The celebrations for the annual fair of St Elena started yesterday and will continue for two weeks. Last night was another night of fireworks and burning of the bull this will be the first of many over the next two … 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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