Monterrey Local Customs

  • Dia de los Muertos
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  • Dia de los Muertos
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  • Dia de los Muertos
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  • 1. Traditional Dress

    A few old men still use ranch style sombrero, in some case hand made. In this photo the girl is celebrating his 15 aniversary, in Mexico these celebratios is very special because it mark the end of...

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  • 2. Greetings / Courtsey

    These are typical greetings and sultations. The translations are less literal and more "general meaning." Greetings... In person: Buenas Good Buenas (tardes, dias, noches) (afternoon, day,...

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  • 3. Dia de los Muertos

    On November 1st Mexico celebrates Dia de los Muertes, during which people go tochurchyards to visit their deceased loved ones. They do this quite exstensively, making it into a family outing almost....

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  • 4. Music & Dance

    Regional music is dubbed musica norteña, northern music, which is unique, very lively, kind of Mexican polka, with accordion, guitar and drum, and has lots of groups and fans. It is obviously not only...

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  • 5. Local Foods

    Mostly on the weekends restaurants (and sometimes individuals) will set up grills on the side of the road and roast kid goats, chicken, sausages, etc. Not exactly haute cuisine, but at least you see...

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  • 6. Independence Day

    On september you can see a lot of mexican flags vendors, little or big, hats, bugles or anything you will use next 15th septiember night, at 11:00 PM when all mexican people celebrates their...

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  • 7. Alameda

    Lesson # 325 to be a good tourist in Mexico: When you come to Monterrey, come to the Alameda (central park) and go to the big fountain to get a picture of you riding one of these wood made horses. As...

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  • 8. Local People

    People go out of their way to try to speak your native language, even if they really, really don't speak it. Hee. The "backfill turkey" was actually really good. Worth all 165 pesos. Even if your...

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  • 9. 17th Century Construction

    Throughout the Barrio Antiguo (Old Quarter) most of the construction is of stone w/ mortar. It's interesting to see the way the use of expensive mortar was...

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  • 10. Mexican Piñatas are used in...

    Mexican Piñatas are used in birthdays. Every mexican child had broked with a stick a piñata made of paper or clay, inside the piñata there are a lot of candies...

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