Thursday, February 16, 2017

Valentine's Day

February 2017 - El Quelite Mexico

I posted our outing on Saturday to the town of El Quelite here. We went back on Tuesday, Valentine's Day for breakfast and were treated to a show.

First, more from the restaurant. I'll have a few more to show in Friday's recap post.

The tables are set up for a tour group to see a show and have lunch. No worries, we'll have ringside seats thanks to Bill.

The tour group were getting a walking tour so we kind of attached ourselves loosely to them. They were armed with a photographer, and a drone.

This is the dancing horse waiting.

Bill and John pointing at the house they helped built 😁 Click here to see our friend Carol's post about this day.

Performing for the tourists.

Entering the restaurant.

Bill and John place some chairs on the floor for a better view. Thanks, Carol for this priceless photo.

Oh, you mean the show????

Centuries ago they performed the Danza del Venado in full deerskin clothing with a bow and arrow. The deer is also representative of Mazatlan as Mazatlán is a Nahuatl word meaning "place of deer.

An eagle.

The horse does a final dance. The tour group is sitting on the balcony behind that railing.

What a treat and we didn't pay anything for the show.

Show's over and John is photobombing my photo.

Looking back towards the restaurant, the entrance is by the horse.

Linking up with:

Whatever the Weather - Wednesday - Friday
Wednesday Around the World at Communal Global


  1. sure had a colorful day.

  2. Your post reminds me so much on some that is going on in San Diego - the Mexican and Indian dances, the way of life. Except for the dancing horse:) Was glad you could capture the beautiful feathers of the peacock. It looes like you had a wonderful time there! And thank you for sharing all this cultural beauty with ALL SEASONS, Jackie! Am curious what your next travel will bring us! Have a lovely week

  3. Hi Jackie, lovely photos as usual. It looks like the show was a treat to watch and even better that it was free!

    Thank you for linking up with the #MMBC.

  4. Looks like a fantastic place to vacation. I have never been there! Have a great week!

  5. Wow the show certainly looks impressive!!

  6. Don't you love the colors in the restaurant and town? They are as vivid as possible. I am surprised since the show was quite elaborated. Looks like a great way to apreaciate Mexico's cultural richness. #TPThursday

  7. Okay, as everyone has mentioned -- and who couldn't??? -- the colors you've captured are fantastic! Love the vivid, vibrant scenes.

  8. Colour always adds excitement! I'd love to visit Mexico.

  9. What a fab show! And such lovely captures as always. Thanks for sharing with #MMBC.
    Hope to see you Monday x

  10. I love this colourful town. You were lucky to catch a free show with your meal. I would personally be happy to just have authentic Mexican food (not much where I live).


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