At its 39th edition, also this year the San Francisco Carnival gathered a tremendous crowd from all over the Bay Area (and probably more), to attend the Grand Parade on the streets of the Mission. The Grand Parade had participants in costumes, samba dancers, salsa dancers and traditional costumes, all celebrating Latin American and Caribbean […]
The 38th Annual Carnaval in San Francisco had today its last day of parades and events in the city, over this Memorial Weekend. Beautiful weather with clear sky, mild temperatures and a pleasant wind blowing in the streets. Still hot in sunlight and especially for our friends in costumes dancing in the middle of the […]
A recent business trip brought me far far from home, likely the farthest until now, way “down under”. In between business, I got the chance to visit both Sydney and Melbourne, here in Australia, and I have been lucky in many aspects, for the opportunity first, the great season which brought good weather, and some […]
November 2nd being a Saturday, Dia de los muertos (Day of the Dead) this year was easier to attend, with less rushing to San Francisco. As per tradition, the ritual procession and altars display is held in the Mission and I am sure you can find plenty of information on their website, and pictures around […]
With a little better planning, this year I got to attend the Southwest Chinese New Year Parade, framed by San Francisco landmarks of North Beach and Chinatown. I didn’t go alone, and that helped me keeping time in check, and it was the best in long time. Compared to last year’s parade, the year of […]
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