One of the main streets of Tolimán at noon.
José Martín, from Tolimán, poses for a portrait. He sells 'pulque', an alcoholic beverage of ancient origins, made from the 'maguey' (agave).
Goats crossing a soccer field in Cerrito Parado, Tolimán.
A wall of one of the village houses.
Doña Fili, from Tolimán, at the town market.
Buckets of corn at the local mill.
Don Valente, from Tolimán, poses for a portrait in his corn field.
White and black corn. Mexico is home to more than 60 different native species of corn.
Doña Isabel, from Tolimán, in her 'milpa' (a plot of land typically cultivated with corn, chile, beans and zucchini).
A boy holding a grasshopper.
Eric, a young boy from Tolimán, poses for a portrait in front of the wall of his house.
A cross dominates a road intersection in Querétaro.
Locals observing the unfolding of the village celebrations.
The 'chimal' of San Miguel. During a celebration of pre-Hispanic origins, a huge structure covered with dasylirion leaves and filled with offers is raised in the main square of the village.
Boys from the village watch the 'chimal' of San Miguel being raised. The tradition wants them to be dressed like either indians or spaniards to stage the 'Danza de la Conquista' (The Dance of the Conquest).
A small altar in a street of Tolimán at night.
The streets of Tolimán at night.
A procession through the streets of Querétaro, with a rooster referring to the tradition of 'palenque' (Mexican cockfight).
The remains of a birthday party inside a house of Tolimán.