Festivals, Oaxaca life

Procession of Silence

Last night, being Good Friday, the main pedestrian street was lined with people for an annual tradition known as the Procesión del Silencio or the Procession of Silence. Now in its 28th year, the parade winds its way through the downtown streets of Oaxaca de Juarez, watched by thousands of people who line the route.… Continue reading Procession of Silence

Festivals, Indigenous Culture, Oaxaca life

Semana Santa: Silence and Celebration in Oaxaca

By Kim Groves I always enjoy being in Oaxaca during times of holiday, and Semana Santa was no exception. The week of Easter is one of the most important on the Mexican calendar, and Oaxaca is one of the most special places to experience it. On Goo...