Pase del Niño Viajero (Christmas in Ecuador)

May 17, 2009 7:05 am Published by Leave your thoughts

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 that 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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