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Huaraz street art: Sartre - Waldo the swindler - and Ciudad de Naranja (with a brick)?

Huaraz street art: Sartre - Waldo the swindler - and Ciudad de Naranja (with a brick)?

Saturdays in Huaraz seem designed to offer me an experience to enjoy: on previous visits to the city I had found the Plaza de Armas a magnet for demonstrations and both religious and secular processions. In 2019 it was diverse groups bearing their own statues of Christ on the cross and often with their own marching bands. A man sold bottle rocket fireworks and various revellers pointed them into the sky, holding them by hand, and then lit them and set them free. Women squirted party spray foam or hurled confetti. Young and old danced, generally slowly, and men came bearing crates of beer. Ice cream and snack sellers congregated. And the obviously heavy statues of Christ were borne on shoulders and greeted each other.

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Photo taken on 14 September 2019 (© 10b travelling / Carsten ten Brink / Flickr)

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