NIOSA

April 24, 2009 at 3:23 PM 2 comments

Today Fiesta is wrapping up in San Antonio, and all the festivities will be over by on Sunday. For those of you who don’t know, Fiesta is an 11-day-long celebration with 107 official events across town. (To find out more about Fiesta, click the link at the beginning of this post.)

I really miss not being able to participate in Fiesta events — so much so that we have already talked about making a trip to San Antonio next April that will coincide with Fiesta.

My Nostalgic Friday post today is all about San Antonio’s Fiesta celebration. During my freshman year in college, I had to put together a photo story for my intro to photojournalism class. I chose to document a Fiesta duchess’ experience during Fiesta. Excuse the bad scans…

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Getting her dress fitted at the dress maker’s house (image of her is reflected in mirror…her actual arm is on the left side of the frame)

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More measurements…

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Part of the REALLY long train

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The craziness “backstage” at the Monday night River Parade. I got back there and then realized the police were guarding the area. I’m not sure how I got past them…I’ve chalked it up to looking like I knew what I was doing.

These two photos were just snapped while at NIOSA (A Night in Old San Antonio) a couple years back:

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I LOVE these things. They’re called Shypoke Eggs, and it’s just a tostada (big round tortilla chip) with a jalapeno slice in the middle covered with white and yellow cheese. It looks like a fried egg because of the colors, and it tastes delicious. Who doesn’t like cheese?!

Happy Friday and Viva Fiesta!

– Sarah

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  • 1. Cat  |  April 25, 2009 at 2:11 AM

    VIVA!!! I made Brittany try shypoke eggs… the jalapenos were a bit much for the Wyoming girl. 🙂

    missed you there!
    xoxo

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    • 2. osarah  |  April 25, 2009 at 9:15 AM

      Yay for shypoke eggs! I’m glad you guys got to go to NIOSA.

      Again, congrats!!

      Miss you!

      Reply

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