Semana Santa is the Spanish term for ‘Holy Week’ and is the week preceding Easter. The week celebrates the last days of Jesus’ life beginning with his arrival in Jerusalem and through Easter Sunday.
As part of the holiday traditions throughout Mexico, and many Latin American countries, the Passion Play or the Passion of Christ is reenacted throughout several communities in Puerto Vallarta, including a precession through downtown to Plaza Lázaro Cárdenas where a reenactment of the crucifixion is presented on Good Friday.
The community of Pitillal also delights many locals in their reenactment on Good Friday, one . . .