Tag Archives: Patron Saint


Once again the time has rolled around for one of two anual bullfights in Santa Elena The preparation of the corrida begins at least 4 days before, each ├írea having one family working, cutting Wood and erecting the same Not … Continue reading

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San Mateo/ Saint Mathew procession

Saint Mathew the patron saint of Santa Elena Coming to the end of two weeks celebration, being the last Sunday it is the tradition to take down the statue of Saint Mathew led by a procession of very pretty girls … Continue reading

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Our Lady Guadalupe

As every year the day of Guadalulpe is a very well celebrated day in Mexico as she is the patron saint of this country. They say this year it was celebrated more than ususal . Could it be because of … Continue reading

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Another corrida comes to town!

Another corrida (bullfight) starts May 13th in St Elena. If you have never seen one its quite an experience and another excuse for partying .The corridas are usually connected to a religious festival and all around the Yucatan you will … Continue reading

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