Horses, Dancers & Beer: Granada Celebrates Fiesta
GRANADA, Nicaragua – The colonial city of Granada celebrated its patron saint festivities in grand style last weekend with a Saturday night street carnival, above, and a Sunday afternoon hípica horse parade. Beer and good cheer were prevalent at both events, inspiring one Gringo to get in on the action by mounting a plastic horse, above right. The annual festival offers a rainy season boost to local businesses by providing a tourist attraction for locals and foreigners alike.
You may be interested
Costa Rica celebrates U.S. support of global environmental planAlejandro Zúñiga - January 27, 2021
U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed an Executive Order that, in part, commits the country to taking bold steps…
International communities commemorate Holocaust Remembrance DayThe Tico Times - January 27, 2021
Today marks the anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau by Soviet troops on…