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Wayne's Photo Gallery: "Noche de Rabanos"

Night of the Radishes in Oaxaca, Mexico

All photos by Wayne Helfrich

Loading radishes on the truck
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Radish growers are loading radishes onto the truck.

Pile of radishes
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A pile of radishes that will be used in the "Noche de Rabanos" celebration.


Girl starting to carve a radish
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A young girl considers how to carve figures out of a large radish.


Girl with a radish
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She has already started to carve small figures out of a radish.


horse and rider
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A horse and rider carved out of radishes shows the skill of the "sculptors" at the celebration.


figures carved of radishes
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These two are hard at work creating their "radish sculptures."

 

Read a description of the Noche de Rabanos festival written by
Carla Isarel Estrada Clemente.


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