Postcard-Late to the Party in Oaxaca

Walking on the streets of Oaxaca City is a must. And like any Mexican destination, visitors will find surprises. Good surprises. Surprises that force a smile, surprises that create curiosity, and surprises that display the colorful culture of Mexico. One afternoon in Oaxaca I witnessed one such surprise.

streets of Oaxaca City, Oaxaca, Mexico

late to the party...

During my stroll of the streets of Oaxaca, I suddenly noticed a person in costume running on the streets of the colonial city. I stopped and captured the moment. I enjoyed my time in Oaxaca, but for some reason I tend to think whoever was dressed in this costume might have even had a better day if he wasn’t too late for the party.

Stay adventurous, Craig

This image is part of the 2013  Mexican March Madness. This year it will consist of 31 photos in across the 31 days of March.

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  • http://twitter.com/acceleratedstal Maria

    Fantastic capture!
    Takes talent to run in such a getup. Intrigued by the costume design – have you been able to research the event?

    • http://www.stayadventurous.com/ craig zabransky

      Good call, I haven’t researched anything, but it often seems like there is a festival, a celebration most everyday in Latin America… stay adventurous, Craig

  • http://twitter.com/ephemerratic Lauren, Ephemerratic

    Love it. Good snag of the in-the-moment scene.

    • http://www.stayadventurous.com/ craig zabransky

      thanks Lauren, appreciate it. stay adventurous, Craig

  • Nexus Tours

    Great picture !! There is never a dull moment here in Mexico, always have my camera ready :)

    • http://www.stayadventurous.com/ craig zabransky

      Thanks and I agree – never a dull moment. i can’t wait to get back there soon… stay adventurous, Craig