Xipe Totec Esplendor Azteca, In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade

The Banner
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The banner read:

Xipe Totec
Capitan Gerardo Salinas
Since 1975 Esplendor Azteca


Xipe Totec Esplendor Azteca external link   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:34:53 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Monday 11 July 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_2519
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Drummer
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A man on the back of the float played a drum. He wore an elaborate headpiece of gold with a thick mane of yellow feathers.


Xipe Totec Esplendor Azteca external link   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:35:41 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Monday 11 July 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_3163
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Dancer
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A dancer moved with exciting rhythm. A joy to behold in a costume that glittered in the sunlight.


Xipe Totec Esplendor Azteca external link   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:35:59 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Monday 11 July 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_3173
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Glowing Feathers
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When backlit by the sun, the feathers of the dancers seemed go glow, causing his fringe to appear like fire.


Xipe Totec Esplendor Azteca external link   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:36:07 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Monday 11 July 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_3178
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Female Dancer
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The costume of the female dancers tended more toward gems and less toward metal.


Xipe Totec Esplendor Azteca external link   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:36:09 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Monday 11 July 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_3180
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Even The Very Young
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Even the very young of the group wore a headpiece of elaborate feathers.


Xipe Totec Esplendor Azteca external link   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:36:14 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Monday 11 July 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_3183
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Matching Outfit
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A woman wore multicolored feathers and a matching outfit.


Xipe Totec Esplendor Azteca external link   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:36:20 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Monday 11 July 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_3188
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Back View
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As the dancers moved away, the backside of there outfits came into view.


Xipe Totec Esplendor Azteca external link   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:36:22 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Monday 11 July 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_3190
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Powerful Thirst
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The parade was on a sunny and warm San Francisco afternoon. Here, one of the men had developed a thirst and satisfied it with a drink of water.


Xipe Totec Esplendor Azteca external link   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:36:32 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Monday 11 July 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_3194
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Back Of Headpiece
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A detail shot of the back of a headpiece and the arrangement of feathers.


Xipe Totec Esplendor Azteca external link   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:37:01 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Monday 11 July 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_3197
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Last Man
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The last man in the contingent was a boy not wearing a costume.


Xipe Totec Esplendor Azteca external link   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:37:07 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Monday 11 July 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_3199
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