Vaquero Practice on the Beach in Celestun, Mexico

I found these guys practicing their roping technique on the beach just as the sun set in Celestun, Mexico.

Celestun -

Celestun -

Celestun -

Mexico (although not necessarily the Yucatan) has a long tradition of riding and roping cattle. Indeed, the American cowboy is the direct descendent of the Spanish vaquero, by way of Mexico.

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