Guanajuato, Gto.- The classic smell of flowers invaded the entire downtown area from the early hours of this Friday of Dolores. Some residents of the capital came from half past eight in the morning to participate in the mass celebrated in the temple of the Company, while others went to the garden of the Union to buy flower arrangements and take them to decorate and set up the altars to Our Lady of Sorrows. in their homes.
On this occasion there were not many people in the Unión garden and in the downtown area, nor was there the breakfast that had been organized since before the pandemic and no politician was present in the early hours of today. No roses or snow were given to passers-by, perhaps because it is not election time.
The artisan stalls that sell Easter eggs, paper mache flowers, the food vendors installed in the center of the city of Guanajuato, the merchants of flowers such as roses, carnations, poplars, wallflowers, or cloud, were installed from the Thursday to be ready this Friday.
On one side of the Unión garden up to the main entrance of the Collegiate Basilica of Our Lady of Guanajuato, they took over a space to sell their products, before the large presence of citizens, children and adults who gradually joined this tradition. that for two years could not be carried out due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
With the new normality, the citizens and visitors who came to the traditional Dance of the Flowers held on Thursday night in different places in the town, participated in the morning walk that will last for several hours throughout the historic area of the city of Guanajuato.
There were those who did wear their face masks, but it was also observed that some people do not take their precautions and forgot to put the protector on their face, despite the fact that the health authorities insist that preventive measures must be continued to avoid getting Covid. -19.