San Judas Tadeo, the saint traditionally petitioned for "lost causes," is one of the biggest spiritual figures among young people in Mexico City. Every 28th day of the month, his devotees render pilgrimage from wherever they live in the city to the shrine at San Hipolito, near metro Hidalgo, in the Centro.
October 28 is San Judas Tadeo's annual feast day, the biggest 28th of the year. So San Hipolito on Tuesday was fittingly another D.F. scene of total human chaos. The above shot was taken nearing midnight, when the masses of pilgrims were then outnumbered by a sea of refuse and trash. * More later.