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Charlotte Bell

Photography led me into creating my book: Tears from the Crown of Thorns. I became enthralled with the photographs I had taken during Semana Santa, Holy Week. These images led me on a quest that eventually brought me to the dusty back rooms of churches and introduced me to some of San Miguel’s most revered citizens, who carry the stories of old San Miguel and the history of the processions going back hundreds of years, all woven together with local culture and creativity.

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Semana Santa Workshop in San Miguel de Allende

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Preparations have begun. Statues are being removed from their nichos, angels are coming out of storerooms, flowers are arriving by the truckloads… it’s time for Semana Santa.