Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Getting ready for another season of fiestas and rodeos

LA MANZANILLA, Jalisco, Mexico - As the countdown continues until we head back to Mexico, the calendar also is getting filled up with various dates of the fiestas, rodeos, religious holidays, state holidays and a whole series of other days that seem geared toward, well, fun.

Last year, living in La Manzanilla, it seemed like there was something going on all the time. Sometimes 24 hours a day.

And if the fiesta in La Manzanilla that weekend (or entire week) wasn't enough fun, well, all you had to do was drive a half-hour to nearby Rebalsito or Melaque or Barra de Navidad or Cihuatlan or ? and a party was happening.

The photos below are from the rodeo in La Manzanilla last winter.

What a happening that was.

Rodeo time in La Manzanilla
Admiral takes pix of the rodeo parade

Rodeo horse
Horses in the parade

Rodeo parade
Making parade music

1 comment:

Cattlebone said...

Hello Michael

It looks like a great spot. Is there any room for a B&B/Hostel in La Manzanilla? Is there a good market for such a business? I'm a surfer/kitesurfer looking for such an area. So far Costa Rica and panam are on the list, but this area looks promising.

You travel here a lot so I figured you'd be the one to ask.