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  • Day10

    Semana Santa celebrations

    March 31, 2018 in Brazil ⋅ 🌙 17 °C

    If you have looked at the map of this trip, you might be wondering why I took the long trip to Ouro Preto, which definitely is not just "on the way". The answer is: because of the holy week. Leaving alone that I didn't want to spend Easter on an overcrowded beach full of drunk and a little intrusive Brazilian machos (just my very prejudicial expectation), I had also read that Ouro Preto was the best place in Brazil this time of the year.
    The official Semana Santa agenda, though not even close to including everything that is going on, includes numbers of processions, services, liturgies, orchestrations and other Easter traditions.
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