Chile's Quasimodo Festival - Pepe's Chile
Every year on the Sunday after Easter, many parts of Chile celebrate a long-standing tradition with the Festival of Quasimodo. In Chile’s colonial times, the local priest would leave the church to go out to give communion to those that were sick or unable to make it to mass on Easter Sunday. Legend has it […]
The Holy Week in Tandil: Visit to the Calvary
The Mount Calvary, and its Via Crucis, is the third in importance on an international level and it has turned the city of Tandil into one of the protagonist spots as far as religious tourism is concerned.
Holy Week Vistas: Street Food Stands
Another typical vista of the Holy Week is all the street food stands around town. I mean almost everywhere you walk you find people selling food on the streets. Of course, this is necessary, I mean…
Religion: Easter is important to Argentines because it commemorates Jesus’ life. Holy week is the week leading up Easter and is celebrated by performing special rituals, such as the one in the picture. On Easter sunday Argentines usually go to a special mass, and then a lunch with family and friends.
Linares, Chile - World Travel Guide
Linares is the provincial capital of Linares Province, in Maule Region, Chile. The city covers 1,456.7 sq km (562.4 sq mi) and has a population of 86,000 people (2012 estimate). Holy Week in Linares, Chile http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Acto_de_la_Expiraci%C3%B3n_en_la_calle_Marqu%C3%A9s_de_Linares_(Ja%C3%A9n).jpg Óscar Javier García Baudet Linares was founded in 1794 by Ambrosio O’Higgins, the Viceroy of Peru and father of …
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Is hiking the world famous Inca Trail one of your dreams- on your bucket list? If you are considering planning this trip, there are a few important things to be aware of... Here are 5...
Semana Santa in Cusco, insider’s perspective | Peru For Less
Heidy fondly recalls the days of celebrating Semana Santa in Cusco, a holy week filled with traditions and rituals that added special significance.