Wednesday, December 24, 2014

radishes / rabanos

Oaxaca is known for this tradition, which has been going on since 1897.

    There were so many more, but I didn't have the patience to wait for hours on a line to enter and pass them from a sort of viewing ramp ... so in-between the viewers on the ramp, I shot these.


  1. Did my comments of a minute ago disappear? Oh shoot...just a lot of questions about this fabulous event. xxxMartha


    The long version here is pretty good/descriptive -- &

    wikipedia has an entry, plus you can google it, images, for more & better than what's here. Someone had a Lot of patience & perseverance for crowds.

  3. Wowee! I would love to make one of those some year.

  4. I'd love to see it!
    The artisans grow them especially large expressly for this purpose -- actually they grown them to all shapes and sizes -- using the small ones as mushroom tops or florettes, etc.