Sunday, September 12, 2010

Viva Mexico - 200 Years!!


















On Wednesday 15th September Mexico will be celebrating the Bicentennial - 200 years of Mexican Independence. The flags are out....

















The roads are blocked, the fireworks are set, the decorations are up......













Now all we are waiting for is the traditional annual "grito de independencia" to get the biggest party in town started.....VIVA MEXICO!!

















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13 comments:

Wendy said...

Happy Birthday Mexico!I can only imagine the festivities. Enjoy.

...louciao... said...

Oh yeah, I do sense a party coming on. Get out your sombrero and earplugs!

That little girl in your first picture is just too delicious.

Roberto M. Alves said...

Great pictures. The first one is so lovely.

greetings

A Cuban In London said...

Y que viva muchos annos! (Excuse the lack of Spanish letters, it's my keyboard). Many thanks for such a fantastic post.

Greetings from London.

Fly Girl said...

That first shot of the little boy is absolutely adorable. I was just in an authentic Mexican restaurant on Friday and the preparations are starting in Chicago as well. Feliz Cumpleanos Mexico!

Sylvia K said...

I do remember the parties when I lived in San Miguel de Allende! What great memories your terrific photos brought!! Thanks, Catherine! Marvelous post for the day!!

Sylvia

J Bar said...

Great shots. I learn so much from these blogs.
Sydney - City and Suburbs

VioletSky said...

I doubt much else can compare to your festivities, Happy 200th.

Kay L. Davies said...

Looks like more fun than May 5. I love Mexican parades and celebrations.

Kay
Alberta, Canada

ewok1993 said...

that is the mother of all parties, happy b/day mexico.

BraCom (Bram) said...

Thank you for sharing these Happy Birthday Mexico! photos

Have a nice week,
Greetings, Bram

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Wifey10 said...

wow! Bicentennial that's amazing! Hope all is well and enjoy the celebration! =)

Catherine said...

thanks for all your comments - very much appreciated