Tradesmen are clapping and banging hammers
and wallboard. Power saws are shrieking, drills are probing
the wooden teeth of ad hoc kiosks and mock apartments.
The 3nd Annual Real Estate, T-Shirt, Baseball Cap and
Blanket Festival, er, I mean the 14th Annual Shrimp Festival,
Access to the Malecon is limited to display-related personnel
while an Electric Company cherry picker platform makes
the rounds hoisting banners above the main streets.
The travelling carnaval has set up a number of rides
as well as a haunted house and freak show.
A temporary disco was assembled at the north end of the
Things will get going this evening. So come and join
the festivities. Sample one of San Felipe's most celebrated
events. Check our webcam to view