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We celebrate December traditions like no other…
This tradition is called POSADITAS, is a small procession that remind us Mary & Joseph journey to complete the census requirements, bonds the entire family because from the youngest to the oldest, we all participate.
People that follows the procession, carry carols that are accompanied by native instruments such as chinchines, turtle shells and clay whistles.
Kids and young help making the decoration, very interesting lanterns made of wood, glass or cellophane paper, full of colors and shapes, these are cary along the procession, illuminating the passage of all the companions or as like to believe pilgrimage.
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We will all meet at 5:30PM at 2da. Calle Poniente #2 inside of Casa Mandarina, from here we will drive on a Mini Chicken Bus owen by CGT that will take us on a quick Panoramic View and visit of Local Market.
We will have a quick visit to know and discover the Elements that will transmit the true meaning, being the most relevant of this extraordinary season, we will witness this throughout our experience.
First Family Home
We will meet with "Los Peregrinos/the pilgrims" and we will play music while walking behind the procession participating as new members of the pilgrimage.
Host Family Home
We will sing to ask for the house that will become host of our pilgrims, after we sing we will share traditional food. Once we finish our food we will drive back to your Hotel in Antigua.