Street wedding fiesta of southern Mexico

My girlfriend and I are invited on an evening of non-stop fiestas by Jorge and Juquila (not their real names). Guests arrive and unfold the chairs as they are needed, women at the top and men at the bottom next to a large brass band. Although the men wear smart cowboy outfits, they are completely … Continue reading Street wedding fiesta of southern Mexico

Advertisements

Henpecked men of southern Mexico

In the market place women conduct most of the business … while the poor, henpecked men keep in the background. The women usually hold the family purse, and it is even impossible for a man to get credit unless his wife vouches for him. Under these circumstances, it would be a blissful abiding place for … Continue reading Henpecked men of southern Mexico