This last Saturday/Sunday was the 34th San Francisco Carnaval. As I came to learn, it always falls on the same weekend of Memorial. I had attended last year, but I missed the parade that time. This time I was better prepared and I was able to follow the huge parade. Consider that they started at […]
Last time I attended the St Patrick Day Parade in San Francisco was back in 2009; I do like parades, and St Patrick’s Day is probably one of my favorites. The format does not seem to change much, although I felt it a tiny bit smaller this year, but that could be just me. Although […]
This last Saturday/Sunday was the 33rd Annual San Francisco Carnaval. I had seen pictures of this festival, but never really knew the date it is held; it was a pleasant surprise to see it overlapping with the Memorial Day long weekend, as it gave me the opportunity to attend. As in many of these events, […]
Attending this event has already become a tradition for me at different levels. Although this was my third year attending in a row, the charm the “dia de los muertos” has on me has not faded by any bit. The procession – masks, colors, noise and dance – it’s all part of a choreography that […]
I was down in Central California over this long weekend. Weather was nice, could have been some warmer (that’s the common complain this year, isn’t it?), but had a very good time. Pacific weather still tricks my expectations, and finding a cold, foggy beach is still somewhat of a surprise to me, but then I […]
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