Christmas In Cuenca—Celebrating El Pase del Niño Viajero
Dec. 22, 2011, Cuenca, Ecuador: The El Pase del Niño Viajero in Cuenca, Ecuador, is a unique and charming annual Christmas tradition in Cuenca, Ecuador. Once you witness it, you’ll carry the memory of El Pase del Niño Viajero with you.
Dear Live and Invest Overseas Reader,
"Every morning in Cuenca, Ecuador" writes Latin America Correspondent Lee Harrison, "the sunrise backlights the jagged Andean peaks and church steeples, casting its glow over the sea of clay-tile roofs.
"But on the morning of Christmas Eve in Cuenca, it also lights up an impressive scene that comes but once a year.
"On this day, thousands of Ecuadorians come to Cuenca from all over the country to celebrate a procession known as El Pase del Niño Viajero, loosely, 'the passage of the child.'