Picture provided by Southern Methodist University, Central University Libraries, DeGolyer Library
Also known as the El Dia de la Batalla de Puebla (The Battle of Puebla Day), Cinco de Mayo celebrates the victory of Mexican forces over the French in Puebla in 1862. Today it is also celebrated by millions of Mexican Americans to celebrate their heritage. I know I’m going out to have a margarita or two. Bring on my culture!
In a spontaneous performance, these college kids took to the streets to do a dance.
One of my favorite things to do while sightseeing is to peek into open doorways – you can find beautiful gems like these.
Oh public spaces! How beautiful you are.
It is almost culture shock when you realize that people still go outside and use public spaces. I love spending my afternoon eating ice cream and people watching.
I can’t help but love the warm light that spills into the churches into Mexico. It is like nothing I’ve ever seen. Some of my favorite religious spots are in Mexico.