Fiesta in Los Sauces tonight

Today is a local holiday in Los Sauces, for the fiesta or Our Lady of Monserrat. Other than the day off work, it’s a purely religious festival. Tonight at 6:30 pm they’ll be a special mass in the church (the big church on the main square on the main street – very easy to find.) This will be followed by a procession with the statue of Our Lady, and then…

April 27, 2009
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Rescheduled Sardine’s Funerals

It poured with rain last Friday, so Los Sauces have rescheduled their sardine’s funeral to Saturday 14th at 9:30 pm. This is a pity, because now it clashes with Barlovento’s sardine’s funeral, at 10:30 pm the same night.

March 11, 2009
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The Funeral at Last!

Last night I went to the delayed Sardine’s Funeral in Los Sauces. I finally discovered why people say it’s better than the sardine’s funeral in Santa Cruz. They say it because it’s true. The crowd was far bigger than in Santa Cruz, and over half of them wore fancy dress – mostly Halloween theme costumes. This is my hairdresser. I didn’t recognise him until he spoke. First they had a…

February 24, 2008
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A Funeral at Last!

Last night I went to the delayed Sardine’s Funeral in Los Sauces. I finally discovered why people say it’s better than the sardine’s funeral in Santa Cruz. They say it because it’s true. The crowd was far bigger than in Santa Cruz, and over half of them wore fancy dress – mostly Halloween theme costumes. This is my hairdresser. I didn’t recognise him nutil he spoke. First they had a…

February 24, 2008
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