Sundays in my city...

Ever since I discovered Unknown Mami's blog, I have wanted to participate in her Sundays in my City meme.  This Sunday is the perfect one to share with you!  




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If there is ever a time to visit my small town, it is now.  September is the biggest party of the year, that lasts all month.  And it all started today with a large peregrinacion (pilgrimage) from Guadalajara to visit El Señor del Encino (Our Lord of Encino).  (The town's patron saint.)

The Presidencia (City Hall) is getting all dressed up for the Bicentenario (bicentennial) celebration.



Vendors selling everything from purses to Mexican flags.



Not to mention the food vendors.  Tacos, tortas, menudo and birria are just a few of the delicious Mexican dishes available.


No celebration would be complete without a piece of Pan Dulce (pastry).


Or a churro!  Our favorites are the flat churros filled with delicous, creamy cajeta.



But the star of the show has to be El Chile de Arbol de Yahualica.  Said to be the best chile de arbol in the world.  There are piles and piles of chilies all over town.






The best salsas are made with Chile de Arbol de Yahualica.



And did I mention that the fair is in town?



I ♥ September!

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17 comments

  1. Oh, I'm so excited you added this post. It's great and makes me want to eat something, anything with cajeta.

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  2. Great pictures. It looked like it was a great day. I love chili de arbol, in fact we grow it. When those plants give, they give a lot. I give most of it away. How exciting it looks over there. Sometimes I wish I lived out that way, but I know I wouldn't be able to. So I just tuck it away for later dreams. Nice post Leslie. It was fun. Take care.

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  3. Your blog is the PERFECT blog to have Sundays in my City.

    I still can't believe you have this beautiful life. How wonderful for you, and your family.

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  4. Nice Leslie, I want to visit Yahualica! Having the town's patron saint in the "Mes de la Patria" give a chance to party the whole month ... nice pictures!

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  5. What a beautiful City Hall!!!! Great pics amiga :)

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  6. What great memories this brings back. Especially pan dulce. I can taste the crumbly goodness right now.

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  7. WOW such great shots!! the food looks amazing and look at all those chilies!!!

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  8. wow, your city hall is so grandiose! here we call it munisipyo (municipio)...

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  9. We love the flat churros as well. Your city hall is really beautiful. Sunday's seem like a great day in most Mexican towns but yours looks especially great. This September should be HUGE because of the Bicentennial fiesta this year!!!!

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  10. Your Presidencia is GORGEOUS. Beautiful town :)

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  11. Wow, a feast for the eyes in so many ways. I would be headed right to the pan dulce table!
    Lovely post, and I enjoyed all the photos.
    Maureen

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  12. I am REALLY going to miss the Bicentennial while I am up here.

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  13. The city hall is gorgeous but I really love the piles of chilies.
    Happy SIMC, jj

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  14. you may like september but oh boy I love mexican food!

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  15. Great pictures! Looks like a beautiful day and a fun time of year. And I love churros. Just for the record!

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  16. I love hot peppers from Yahualica :) <3

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