‘Wall of Saints,’ Painted by Children: Todos Santos, Mexico (Photo of the Day)

Wall of Saints, Todos Santos

The Wall of Saints,’ found in Todos Santos, Baja Sur, reflects the creativity that’s found throughout this magical town, known for its many art galleries and creative atmosphere. A community ‘paint-out’ led to these and other paintings done by children and local artists on the wall, located on Topete Street.

Wall of Saints, Todos Santos

Photographic Details

Camera: Olympus XZ-1
Aperture:  F 4.5
Focal length:  9 mm
Filter:  None

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14 Responses to ‘Wall of Saints,’ Painted by Children: Todos Santos, Mexico (Photo of the Day)
  1. Maria Falvey
    March 24, 2014 | 10:52 am

    Fantastic street art – what a find Lisa!
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  2. Dian
    March 25, 2014 | 11:58 am

    I love Todos Mexico! The town is also home to Hotel California, a totally surreal visit for any Eagles music fan.
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    • CB Driver
      April 2, 2014 | 10:10 am

      Howdy, Dian. Sweet town, isn’t it? I went twice and the first time, I didn’t think that much of it. But then, I gave it a second chance and started to like it. I met a sweet woman who sold candy and made piñatas (I really should write about her) and found that the people were nice once you got to know them a bit (versus La Paz where they were super friendly right away).

      I stopped by the Hotel for a few minutes, but didn’t stay too long. People told me that it used to really great years ago before they renovated it. Were you there back then?

  3. Mary @ Green Global Travel
    March 30, 2014 | 5:17 pm

    That is beautiful. And, the art is done by children? Amazing! Thanks for sharing.

    • CB Driver
      April 2, 2014 | 10:02 am

      Hi, Mary. Glad you liked it! I believe it was done by mostly children, yes. It was not easy to find info about the wall, strangely. But I read on 2 sites that children did most of it. They’re so creative!

  4. northierthanthou
    April 5, 2014 | 1:50 pm

    Kids doing street art? Diggin it!
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    • CB Driver
      April 10, 2014 | 11:28 am

      Thanks! I thought it was rather cool, too! :)

  5. Lindapeasoup
    April 11, 2014 | 6:34 pm

    Those kids are good artists! I think the wall is real nice. And all that stuff behind it, the mud and all, reminds me of my childhood home. It was really nice.

    • CB Driver
      April 12, 2014 | 10:03 am

      This reminds you of your childhood home? Where was that?

  6. Jill Rogat
    April 13, 2014 | 6:12 pm

    Absolutely beautiful! I love street art and think some of it is more appealing than “fine” art.

    • CB Driver
      April 13, 2014 | 7:06 pm

      Thanks, Jill! I know what you mean. There’s something sweet and special about this kind of art.

  7. Ryan
    April 17, 2014 | 10:42 pm

    Diggin’ it! Start em’ early! The world should be covered in street art haha!
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