Horses, Dancers & Beer: Granada Celebrates Fiesta
GRANADA, Nicaragua – The colonial city of Granada celebrated its patron saint festivities in grand style last weekend with a Saturday night street carnival, above, and a Sunday afternoon hípica horse parade. Beer and good cheer were prevalent at both events, inspiring one Gringo to get in on the action by mounting a plastic horse, above right. The annual festival offers a rainy season boost to local businesses by providing a tourist attraction for locals and foreigners alike.
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