5 de Mayo is a very big day for Latinos in the United States, however in Puerto Vallarta, and the rest of Mexico except Puebla it is barely recognized. It is the anniversary of the date of an amazing victory of the Mexican army over the French Army at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862, under the leadership of General Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín. In the United States, Cinco de Mayo is sometimes mistakenly thought to be Mexico’s Independence Day which is actually September 16th. Many visitors are surprised to see almost no celebration in Mexico but in the US it is a sort of super Mexican day, with every Mexican food and symbol known. So if you are in Mexico there will be lots of parties and celebrations just not for May 5th.
The battle is a source of pride for Mexico, with good reason. The Mexican Army who were totally outnumbered and very poorly armed refused to give up when the French decided to attack thinking they could easily overcome the poorly equipped Mexican Army and establish a French Colony in Mexico.
Britain, Spain and France had sent naval forces to Mexico to negotiate various financial debts. Spain and England settled their conflicts and left quickly but France decided to fight but were overcome by the Mexican Army who would not give up. Making the victory a source of pride for many Mexicans but not necessarily a major national holiday, as
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Many travelers have never considered a private home for vacation accomodations, but the popularity is increasing and experts say it is at 10% of the potential for vacation rentals and growing fast. If you have never considered the advantages for the experience, quality of accomodations and value you should consider the option. Puerto Vallarta has become a very popular destination in Mexico and is attracting more American investors from Starbucks Coffee opening a 3RD location in the historic Downtown, 5h in the area, to Bill Gates investing 320 million US dollars in the Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, just a short drive from Puerto Vallarta. Check out the website VisitPuertoVallarta to seem some amazing photos of this magical vacation destination
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