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Mexican festival near Union Station : Los Angeles

At the heart of Los Angeles is Union Station, surrounded by a variety of culturally themed neighborhoods. You’ve got your China Town, your Little Tokyo, and closest by is the Mexican area. While walking through those neighborhood I came across a local Mexican God worship festival with lots of music, dancing and food, which I found absolutely fascinating. A combination of Paganism and Christianity, I honestly couldn’t make sense of it.

 

But first thing’s first, let’s kick this off with Union Station…

 

Mexican festival near Union Station : Los Angeles

 Mexican festival near Union Station : Los Angeles

 Mexican festival near Union Station : Los Angeles

 

Not a very busy station. Some people I talked to weren’t even aware that LA has a subway system, but it does, and this is where it connects to trains and buses.

 

Heading west towards the Mexican area, I heard lots of noise and went to check it out.

 

This is what I found…

 

Mexican festival near Union Station : Los Angeles 

Mexican festival near Union Station : Los Angeles 

Mexican festival near Union Station : Los Angeles 

 

Want to see it in action? take a look at this video I took.

 

 

Odd, wouldn’t you say? Just another day in L.A.

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