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PHOTOS: The annual Oxcart Parade in Atenas, Alajuela

April 24, 2018

Atenas celebrated its annual Oxcart Parade on Sunday, reminding all onlookers in the Alajuela town of the importance of oxen and oxcarts to Costa Rican history and development.

During this annual festival, people from all over the country gathered to show off their best livestock while enjoying a lovely afternoon with family and friends. Catch a glimpse of the parade through images captured by the owner of Casa del Río in Atenas, Alajuela.

Oxcart Parade
Eco-oxcart: A girl in a non-traditional cart made out of plastic bottles and caps. Via Casa del Río’s Facebook
Oxcart Parade
Like a boss. Via Casa del Río’s Facebook
Oxcart Parade
Friends and family enjoying an oxcart parade in Costa Rica. Via Casa del Río’s Facebook
Oxcart Parade
A child leading the way in the parade with his oxen. Via Casa del Río’s Facebook
Oxcart Parade
Oxcart, check. Juice box, check. #winningatlife Via Casa del Río’s Facebook
Oxcart Parade
Best seat in the house. Via Casa del Río’s Facebook
Oxcart Parade
A participant showing his oxen. Via Casa del Río’s Facebook
Oxcart Parade
Family and friends enjoying the day inside an oxcart. Via Casa del Río’s Facebook
Oxcart Parade
Participants showing off their oxen. Via Casa del Río’s Facebook
Oxcart Parade
Bright red and colorful geometric patterns were part of the parade. Via Casa del Río’s Facebook
Oxcart Parade
A family enjoying the parade. Via Casa del Río’s Facebook
Oxcart Parade
Taking the lead with the oxen during the parade. Via Casa del Río’s Facebook
Oxcart Parade
A child wearing a chonete (traditional Costa Rican hat) accompanied by his friends during the parade. Via Casa del Río’s Facebook
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