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Stairway to Heaven: 1897

Stairway to Heaven: 1897

Mexico circa 1897. "Stairway and shrines of Sacromonte, near Amecameca de Juárez." 8x10 inch glass negative by William Henry Jackson. View full size.

 

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Before climbing the stairs: let's have a party

Amecameca's annual Carnival/Festival del Señor del Sacromonte, which extends over the week containing Ash Wednesday, is considered to be one of the most important festivals in Mexico State.

Still there, with a fresh coat of paint

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