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Photography trip to Metepec, “pueblo mágico” famous for its ceramics 0

Photography trip to Metepec, “pueblo mágico” famous for its ceramics

Color in the streets, a festival and craftsmen making ceramic Trees-of-Life Metepec is a “pueblo mágico” close to Mexico City, where the skillful hands of the craftsmen turn clay into intricate Trees-of-Life, creating beautiful...

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Nativity scenes in Mexican popular art

Over the Christmas festive season, nativity scenes or “nacimientos” are placed in Mexican houses, representing the main figures in the story of the birth of Jesus. There is currently an exhibition in the Banamex...

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Mexican colors

Wherever you go in Mexico, you will see bright colors… in the clothes, houses, food and crafts. And, of course, the striped blankets that are typical of this country. This photo shows one of...

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Weaving exquisite shawls

Tenancingo, a town in the Estado de México, is well-known for its beautiful Mexican shawls or “rebozos”. Local weavers work on old wooden looms tucked away in their backyards or on the roof terrace...

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Indigenous artwork with beads

  The Totonacs of Papantla, Veracruz, who perform the ritual Danza de los Voladores (The Dance of the Flyers) launching themselves off a high pole with a rope attached to their ankles, make their own...