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The signs of Valentine’s Day are everywhere…


Ready for the fiesta on the patio of my apartment complex.


Tin hearts on display at the Museo Estatal de Arte Popular de Oaxaca (MEAPO) shop in San San Bartolo Coyotepec.

While it may be a holiday imported from Europe, Mexico embraces the celebration.


Dining room ceiling of Los Huamuches, between Santo Tomás Jalieza and San Martín Tilcajete.


Balloons on the zócalo in Oaxaca de Juárez.

Wishing you ¡Feliz Día del Amor y la Amistad!


Bougainvillea on a cross at the palenque of Faustino García Vásquez, San Baltazar Chichicápam.


Ready for the fiesta on the patio of my apartment complex.

Happy Day of Love and Friendship to all!

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Sunday morning, walking up Avenida Morelos, The Iceman Cometh.

Truck with blocks of ice

Arriving at Mercado IV Centenario, marimba rhythms start to play

2 men playing marimba

Down to the zócalo.  As Winnie the Pooh said, “Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon.”


Sunday morning strolls through the streets of Oaxaca always make me smile.

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Got your hearts?  Yes!

Bouquets of heart shaped balloons

Got your flowers?  Yes!


Got your candy?  Yes!

Candy display on counter

¡Feliz Día del Amor y la Amistad!  (Happy day of love and friendship!)

(ps)  To expand your linguistic skills, learn Frases de amor y amistad en 7 lenguas indígenas mexicanas — including Mixe, Mixteco, and Zapoteco.

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Valentine’s Day, known here as Day of Love and Friendship, is in full swing.  Hearts, flowers, and balloons are everywhere.  If you forgot to buy your lover or friend a little something, there are always vendors there to remind you.  And, don’t forget to be safe.

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¡Feliz Día del Amor y la Amistad!

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