4/14/2014

Hacienda Las Trancas


A few months back, Sveinung Kiplesund invited Joanna and I to his wedding, to be held in an old hacienda near Dolores Hidalgo. Now based in DC, Sven's been posted in at least a few places that have made me jealous, including Yemen and Somalia. We've met up all over the world, from Northern Ethiopia to Jotunheimen in Norway, having first met in high school. Back in Addis, we jammed punk covers in my basement. Last summer, although Sven wasn't around when Joanna and I passed through DC, he kindly left the keys to his place under a mat.

In Mexico, we spent a couple days on the ranch with Sven, his family and friends, shuttling back and forth from our lovely hostel in Dolores to catch all the events. After the wedding dinner, featuring stalls of tacos al pastor, churros and ice cream, the weekend was capped off with speeches, games and dancing. The mariachis then arrived with their tequila-laden donkey, eventually leading us all out back for a surprise fireworks show. Plenty of photo-worthy material. Here are a few shots from the weekend. 



























 








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