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Tag Archives: Mary
Quién Causa Tanta Alegría?!
I hope I have emphasized enough on this blog the sheer amount of noise in Nicaragua. If not, let this post be your lesson. Every December 7th, across the Catholic world, the Conception of Mary is celebrated. I’m not … Continue reading
Posted in León, Vlog Tagged bells, Cardinal, cathedral, Catholic, church, church bells, Conception, conception of Jesus, Conception of Mary, culture, dance, drum, drums, El Cabezon, firecrackers, fireworks, folklore, folkloric dance, Gigantona, Gritería Chiquita, Griteria, immaculate conception, La Gigantona, León, Maria, Mary, Nicaragua, Purisima, religion, siren, tradition, video, video blog, vlog 2 Comments
La Gritería Chiquita
Quién causa tanta alegría? La Asunción de María! Que viva La Virgen! Viva! Yesterday was the Gritería Chiquita in León (as opposed to the big Gritería, on December 7th). Basically, it is Halloween, but in León. The story goes that 67 years ago … Continue reading
Posted in León Tagged altar, Archbishop, candy, Catholic, Catholocism, Cerro Negro, explode, explosion, fireworks, government handouts, Griteria, Halloween, La Asunción de María, León, Mary, Nicaragua, the Virgin Mary, trick-or-treat, trick-or-treating, Virgin Mary, volcanic explosion, volcano 2 Comments
Two highly amateur photos of the super moon two weekends ago, as seen from the central square in León, León:
Posted in León, Photography Tagged amateur photos, astronomy, catedral, cathedral, León, Mary, moon, photo, photograph, photography, picture, super moon, Virgin Mary 1 Comment