Tag Archive 'Carnivale'

Feb 11, 2014

Carnaval and the dentista

Last Saturday enroute to my dentista we were able to see nine of the ten giant paper mache statutes lining the malacon here in Mazatlan.  Our pulmonia driver kindly slowed just enough at each statue for me to take a quick shot.   That was the fun part of the day.  Next stop was the […]


Feb 05, 2014

Que pasa!!

Yesterday started with a long pulmonia drive up the Malecon, almost to the Ed Cid Marina.  I was off to see Dr. Paty. It was a beautiful day and we walked for a few blocks.  We kept getting hounded by guys trying to sell us a time share or to take a tour so we […]


Jan 20, 2013

Splendid Saturday

Saturday was spent resting in the morning in anticipation of the grande soiree.  Tonight was the official crowning of the 2013 Queen of Carnaval and I had front row tickets, well sort of ??  The evening began with an early dinner ( ? 5PM ~ American standards; it would have been much more exciting to […]


Feb 23, 2012

Happy Days…..

….even though I am on my last ounce of Drambui, even though the internet is EXTREMELY BAD ( so much so that next year we may get our very own line ), even though Carnivale is over, it is still Happy Days!   This carnivale has been so wonderful for Mazatalan, restaurants are up 200% […]


Feb 21, 2012

Mazatlan, Carnivale ~ part 2

We had a fabulous time last night.  The actual parade lasted two hours.  We could see that some of the performers on the floats were already sagging and they still had a long way to go….some were so very very young.   Throughout the entire parade  the crowd was captivated by the floats, the marching […]


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