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Mexican Chinelo Dancers & Family Tradition

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Last weekend, I attended the wedding of a client colleague and friend, and luckily I stayed just long enough to see the Chinelo dancers. I had no idea what a Chinelo dancer was prior to this wedding; however, they were a big hit! Chinelos is a traditional carnival dance in the Mexican state of Morelos. The Chinelo dancers dance to a brass band — in essence it is a colorful hip hop focused on the family. It is hard not to be cheerful with the family traditions, colorful costumes, big hats and powerful music of this dance. I understand they…
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Historic Importance & the Hotel del Coronado

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I’ve been going to the Hotel del Coronado for Thanksgiving dinner the last few years — it is simply amazing! The Del is certainly a historical landmark — and has been since it was built in 1888. They do a nice job of preserving the history of the Del while also keeping it modern and attractive to guests. I love the skating rink during the holiday season as I used to competitively ice skate when I was a child, and it reminds me of my history. Here is a view from the back — anyone driving up to this masterpiece…
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