Latest Stories: July 4th USA
American Independence Day - July 4th 2014 - in the coastal community of Half Moon Bay just south of San Francisco California. A day for American's to celebrate the things that they hold dear.
The Half Moon Bay parade unites the community - anyone can participate. Tie a US flag round your dog (or goat) and you can march with the others. The local Librarians perform a syncronised routine with their decorated book trolleys . The locals of Mexican descent parade down Main Street on their high stepping Andalusian horses to the sounds of Mariachi bands. Candy is librally thrown from floats to the scrambling kids in the crowd. Those that don't participate line Main Street, sing, cheer and wave the Stars and Stripes.
Sadly celebrations such as the Half Moon Bay affair are slowly fading from the American landscape.
Images/Text © Brian Cassey 2014