The streets of San Pedro Cholula early in the afternoon get crowded around the main market, people wait for a 'combi' the most popular transport car in Mexico.
When streets are closed to cars and people go outside to see an event, vendors flood the streets with their products. Food is the number one product, such as 'tacos de canasta' (tacos in a basket).
Motorcycle use has risen by 916% in the last 16 years. Users prefer motorcycles because of less use of gasoline, they are cheaper and help them in traffic situations.
Arturo, a fishmonger at the local market. Sells in fish and seafood quadruple from December to March because of the Christmas season and Easter celebrations.
A girl performer part of the group “Real de Analco” gets her dress fit to go to the next stop and dance with the group of Huehues. Huehues dancing is an old tradition that comes from the state of Tlaxcala, where people wear masks and elaborate dresses. It has a satirical and religious background.
On my way home I ran into this beautiful doberman dog with pointy ears, we looked at each other and said hello.
A Mexican tradition of dressing the Baby Jesus on February 2nd and present him to the church is widely popular and there are stores dedicated to selling the figures and dresses. Popular dresses are all white for the christening, knit baby clothes or as a beloved saint like St. Judas Thaddeus.
The dance company "Zomalli Tonatiuh" get some rest after dancing "Moors and Christians" from the North Mountain dances of Puebla.
Other kinds of popular street food are hamburgers and hotdogs, food stands often remain in the same spot for years and are subject to inspections like any other food service.
Gordon is 10 y.o the cutest cocker spaniel at the parade, so chubby and smiley.
Resting outside the Temple of Saint Francis of Assisi.