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Panoramabillede af Jeffrey Martin PRO EXPERT MAESTRO Taget 01:08, 27/03/2010 - Views loading...

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Catholic / Pagan Parade in Tequila, Jalisco 3470

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If you want to enjoy this panorama with sound, you can simply load this youtube video (in another browser tab) which I shot just a few moments before these panoramas were shot - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=moSMcNRzl6E So, what is going on here? Well, while a gringo such as myself would automatically assume that this was some kind of special day, it is probably not all that special, being Mexico there are tons of "special days" where society grinds to a halt in order or pray, worship, party (probably all three at once). This parade marked some part of Lent - I don't know anything more than that unfortunately. What I do know is that this parade occurred every day for three days. On each mornign of these three days, at about 5:30, there was a series of explosions, something between a shotgun and a bomb. One after the other. Relentless. Seemingly never-ending. One of us counted them on the second day and there were ar total of 75 explosions over about a fifteen minute period. At five thirty in the morning. Yes, these people are mad. They know how guarantee that the entire town is awake before sunrise, that's for sure.

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A: Grocery in Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico 4772

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Grocery in Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico 4772

B: People on the street corner in Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico 4776

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People on the street corner in Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico 4776

C: Hotel Posada del Agave, Tequila

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Hotel Posada del Agave, Tequila

D: Hotel Tequila 2

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Hotel Tequila 2

E: Mariachi musicians in Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico 4790

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Mariachi musicians in Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico 4790

F: Frying Churros on a street corner

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The cheaper the food, the better it was. I like mexican street food.

Frying Churros on a street corner

G: Parroquia de Santiago Apostol

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El Rastro, Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico This is the center of town. This is where the action is. Where ev...

Parroquia de Santiago Apostol

H: Shoe Shines relaxing - People in Tequila, Jalisco 4746

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Mexicans love keeping their shoes shiny. It is another of those quirks between natives and foreigners...

Shoe Shines relaxing - People in Tequila, Jalisco 4746

I: Playing with meat - People in Tequila, Jalisco 4751

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Meat is huge in Mexico. Everyone loves meat. Stick your hands in it and have some fun.

Playing with meat - People in Tequila, Jalisco 4751

J: Corn on the Cob - People in Tequila, Jalisco 4755

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Corn on the Cob - People in Tequila, Jalisco 4755

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Tequila is a fantastic little town located about one hour northwest of Guadalajara. It is in many respects just what you might imagine a Mexican town to be - crumbling colonial church, arched arcades, dusty streets, plenty of cowboys, hot sunshine, and plenty of tequila to drink.

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