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Day 1 of The Virgin of Guadalupe Festival
The cohetes (bottle rockets) are going off in rapid succession–one every few seconds—and my headache is accelerating at the same rate. As soon as I had typed this, however, the bells started tolling, and in the minutes since they have stopped, there hasn’t been a rocket going off.
Oops. Spoke too soon. It was just a brief intermission. Viva Mexico. Viva la Virgin! There are 12 more days of her celebration.