San Luis Potosí and Aguascalientes are very similar in many ways. But what are some differences between them? These differences are in weather, in some holidays that each city has, also they are different in the behavior of their citizens, and the last difference is in the way that each city celebrates its fair.
The first difference between San Luis Potosí and Aguascalientes is the weather. In San Luis Potosí the weather is mild. In summer and spring time is hot. In autumn is cold but is colder in winter. Aguascalientes has a more extreme weather. When is hot is really hot in summer and spring time. And is colder in autumn with a lot of wind, and even colder in winter than San Luis Potosí.
About holidays each city celebrates special days on their way. For example on Friday Easter in San Luis Potosí people make a “Procesión del Silencio” that is to recreate Christ’s passion in a procession. In Aguascalientes there is the “Romeria´s day” in Easter week. On that day, the drivers of buses and taxies carry flowers to the Asuncion’s virgin.
The behavior of people varies between San Luis Potosí and Aguascalientes citizens. In San Luis people are more impolite with foreigners and not too religious. In contrast Aguascalientes´ citizens are more well-educated and friendly with tourists. Also they go to church every Sunday.
These two cities celebrate their fairs on their way. In San Luis Potosí is in August and its facilities are in a close perimeter with specific areas. Another thing is that in this fair you can not drink everywhere just in a specific area. On the other hand Aguascalientes fair is in different outdoor places and you can drink everywhere. Its like a big party.
Aguascalientes and San Luis Potosí are cities with a lot of common things. However in many aspects they are pretty different as we saw; the weather, the way in that each one celebrates special dates, the behavior of their inhabitants and their fairs. The truth is that both cities belong to México and share traditions on their way.