The Adventure Continues… Nacimientos

I like to share Christmas-themed episodes during this time of year, and this is one that nearly escaped my attention, as I had no idea what “Nacimientos” meant until I took a closer look. I think this is a wonderful tradition, and I hope you’ll enjoy Huell’s visit, originally aired in 1999,  as much as I did.

In this holiday special, Huell visits two Los Angeles-area families who faithfully create elaborate nacimientos, or nativity scenes, which are a focal point of many Mexican American homes during the Christmas season. Huell learns about the tradition and how it began in California. Nacimientos translates to birth of baby Jesus.

(Click on the linked image below to see the video.)

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