Pase del Niño Viajero (Christmas in Ecuador)

May 17, 2009 7:05 am Published by 2 Comments

Traveling to Ecuador? Consider planning your trip around the end of the year for the Christmas festivities called Pase del Niño Viajero.

On December 24 each year, a day-long celebration of the travels of Mary & Joseph takes place through the Ecuadorian town of Cuenca. What’s the have to do with bacon you ask? Take a look at the following photo.

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Have you ever seen a pig celebrated so gloriously? Any festival, parade, or other holiday event that gives it up to mother pork with such in-your-face and colorful zest is someplace that we want to be.

See you all in Ecuador this Christmas!

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Photo credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/morejon/, http://www.flickr.com/photos/mmoorr/

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