|Smithsonian folk life festival. What a great arch! Too bad all these structures are torn down after the festival.||Adobe arches are made by using a wooden form to lay the
blocks, and removing the form after the mortar sets up.
Check out the swami.
This style of building is from Mali, a country
in the Sahara desert.
Appalachan guitar pickers.
The music at these festivals is always good, and plentiful.
You may even hear types of music you have never heard.
|Here a woman applys stucco
to an adobe
|An almost pollution free brick kiln, invented by a guy from Juarez, Mexico, using his own bricks and ground clay stucco.|
|A Ranchera band||This Mexican artisan is just one of the thousands of things to see and do at the festival.|