Travel Blogs from Tlaquepaque, Mexico

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More Tequila?, Tlaquepaque, Mexico travel blog

More Tequila?

A travel blog entry by thelees

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As Lady Serendipity wishes, so it is.  The topless tourist bus took us from Guadalajara to Tlaquepaque (pronounced Tlake'pake) in just 30 minutes. It just so happened that we arrived during their Tequila Expo! Thirty-five producers were showing off ...

My twenty-eighth birthday!, El Crucero de Santa Maria, Mexico travel blog

My twenty-eighth birthday!

A travel blog entry by mxcna78

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For the first time ever, I celebrated my birthday in Mexico! On this momentous occurrence, I spent part of the day teaching. My students brought me a beautiful bouquet of flowers and a savory tres leches cake (my favorite). As the children sang las ...

I finally started teaching!!!, El Crucero de Santa Maria, Mexico travel blog

I finally started teaching!!!

A travel blog entry by mxcna78

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After many months of uncertainty, anticipation, and preparation, I finally began teaching English in Mexico on Monday! I teach two sessions, one for children and the other for adults, in the afternoons. El Crucero de Santa María's new priest ...

Who's on the Bus? Who's on the Bus?, Tlaquepaque, Mexico travel blog

Who's on the Bus? Who's on the Bus?

A travel blog entry by michellendave

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... and agave farms. Time to set our clock 1 hr forward. We arrived at 7 pm at the large long distance bus station in Tlaquepaque, on the southern outskirts of Guadalajara and about 8km from the center of town. It felt great to step outside without being hit ...

Good times in Guadalajara, Tlaquepaque, Mexico travel blog

Good times in Guadalajara

A travel blog entry by ristohannah

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... one so had to empty all her stuff out. So whilst Chelo helped Danny empty her digs, Pepe showed us around Tlaquepaque and Guadalajara. Tlaquepaque is a very pretty suburb of Guadalajara. It means 'place above clay land' in Nahuatl, and is reknowned ...

Tlaquepaque, Tlaquepaque, Mexico travel blog

Tlaquepaque

A travel blog entry by freeandeasy

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Lovely town on suburb of Guadalajara, meant to be good for bargains. Dropped our stuff at bus station then got taxi to town centre and went in search of a good hammock. No luck. Lots of nice shops but too expensive for the likes of us. Stalls around ...

Art and great food abound., Tlaquepaque, Mexico travel blog

Art and great food abound.

A travel blog entry by michellendave

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Tlaquepaque is a suburb about 7 km from central GDL. It is choc-a-bloc with home decor boutiques.The central plaza around the church is a pleasant enough gathering place with it's fruit, juice and taco stalls. Nearby is a city block with sidewalk ...

Tlaquepaque, Tlaquepaque, Mexico travel blog

Tlaquepaque

A travel blog entry by 2hunters

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... and I would say wait until you see some other sculpture. The gps has more then paid for itself. It really helped leaving Tlaquepaque this morning, then navigating us to the Walmart in Leon, and also finding Mom and Dad's hotel here in Guanajuato. It ...

Much more enjoyable!, Tlaquepaque, Mexico travel blog

Much more enjoyable!

A travel blog entry by thesairs

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... primarily at weddings or mariages, hence the deviation of the word.  Besides being the home of Mariachi music Tlaquepaque now houses a pedestrian 'mall' filled with high end shops selling locally made handicrafts.  These shops are mostly ...

Tlaquepaque pueblito !!!, Tlaquepaque, Mexico travel blog

Tlaquepaque pueblito !!!

A travel blog entry by camposgalan

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The very folkloric and crafty ...

Tlaquepaque and urban slang, Tlaquepaque, Mexico travel blog

Tlaquepaque and urban slang

A travel blog entry by cedric.brehaut

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... was a very "rustic" space (translate: left unchanged since the fifties). Still, this was a good base camp to enjoy Tlaquepaque (pics below). The torta ahogada (a baguette sandwich with pig shoulder soaked in tomato and chili sauce) is the specialty of ...

Sayulita to Guadalajara, Tlaquepaque, Mexico travel blog

Sayulita to Guadalajara

A travel blog entry by cedric.brehaut

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On the road again. Today's journey takes us from Sayulita (Nayarit) to Guadalajara (Jalisco) through lush mountains and volcanic landscapes.  Mai had the great idea to take pictures from the car so here is a selection of sceneries and cultural gems ...

Shopping, Gudalajara, Mexico travel blog

Shopping

A travel blog entry by nando17

Waking up in the hotel today I decided to just go shopping for difts to bring back to family members. So I went to a candy store and bought many many candies. To put it in short I spent 150 dollars worth of candy. From there I went on to but some ...

Tapatio tours., Gudalajara, Mexico travel blog

Tapatio tours.

A travel blog entry by nando17

The final tourist sight I did was the Tapatio tours which is a bus that takes you all through the city of Tapatio on a bus. To me that was the most boring part of the trip. Nothing about was interesting so I would not recommend doing this. ...

Getting to Guadalajara, Gudalajara, Mexico travel blog

Getting to Guadalajara

A travel blog entry by nando17

... was unpacking and taking a nap. After a couple of hours I was woken up by the telephone. When I answered the phone it told me that if I wanted to have dinner I was more then welcomed to join them. So thats what I did the first day in Guadalajara, ...

Rodeo, Gudalajara, Mexico travel blog

Rodeo

A travel blog entry by nando17

For today I decided to have some fun. So I left the hotel and got a cab to a fair were the rodeo was. It was only ten dollars, and the entrance was fifteen. Going around the fair I spent a like two hundred dollars on gifts for the family. I ...

Viva Mexico!, Tlaquepaque, Mexico travel blog

Viva Mexico!

A travel blog entry by davidandsar

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... the teaching, we recently had Independance Day here in Mexico. On the night we went into Guadalajara where the President(?), or main guy in Mexico anyway, has a big speech and at the end shouts "VIVA MEXICO" over and over, as we all shout "VIVA!" back at ...

Day in the Big City, Guadalajara Jalisco Mexico, Mexico travel blog

Day in the Big City

A travel blog entry by steveandgeorge

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We decided to do something different this Sunday morning and take the short trip into the Big city Of Guadalajara.  Our destination in the city of 4 Million people was near the University of Guadalajara which boasts over 200,000 students. On ...

Our Day with Ana and Phil in Tlaquepaque, MX, Tlaquepaque, Mexico travel blog

Our Day with Ana and Phil in Tlaquepaque, MX

A travel blog entry by forsterb

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... Mexicans, she said she'd arrive at 10:00 a.m. at Casa 50 and sure enough she was ON TIME.  Today's adventure was Tlaquepaque, a suburb of Guadalajara, where the shops are supposed to be out-of-this-world.    So after the introductions, ...

Our new home... Tlaquepaque!, Tlaquepaque, Mexico travel blog

Our new home... Tlaquepaque!

A travel blog entry by davidandsar

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... managed to get jobs straight away... So last night we got on a nightbus to Guadalajara, arrived at 7am and got a taxi to Tlaquepaque where we will be living for the next few months with some other English teachers. We literally got out of the taxi, ...

Breakfast at Wimbledon, Tlaquepaque, Mexico travel blog

Breakfast at Wimbledon

A travel blog entry by forsterb

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... 08:00ish.  After an amazing five-set loss by Roger we then headed out for lunch to Tlaquepaque. Tlaquepaque (T-lok-a-pok-a) is a great town just east of Guadalajara, Mexico.  The shops are so unique.  Many of the ex-pats here in Ajijic go ...

A Whirlwind Week, Tlaquepaque, Mexico travel blog

A Whirlwind Week

A travel blog entry by b-m-treece

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... a great time and I hope you enjoy the pics - we go back to a restaurant at Chapala - then the Centro of Guadalajara and Tlaquepaque - a great eating and shopping area. Mexicans know how to eat - 3 or 4 courses - and they sit talk and eat for ...

A Day in Tlaquepaque, Tlaquepaque, Mexico travel blog

A Day in Tlaquepaque

A travel blog entry by steveandgeorge

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... could not pick up at the warehouse.  It is now 11:00 a.m. so we decide to visit the upscale suburb of Tlaquepaque.  An area of once large mansions most which have now been converted into businesses, restaurants and shops.  The main ...

Our first stop - Tlaquepaque, Tlaquepaque, Mexico travel blog

Our first stop - Tlaquepaque

A travel blog entry by ladyandtramp

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... beautiful artwork in buildings that used to be the summer homes of wealthy Mexicans. We remember having visited Tlaquepaque many years ago when we first came to Mexico and thought that it would be a good place to take Spanish lessons. After doing some ...

Art in Tlaquepaque, Tlaquepaque, Mexico travel blog

Art in Tlaquepaque

A travel blog entry by ladyandtramp

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We did a lot of walking around the village of Tlaquepaque, checking out art stores and several of the workshops including touring a well-known potter's studio (Paco Padilla). Chris also visited a few of Guad.'s museums on Tuesday which is the day that you ...

Tlaquepaque: Food, Fun, Fiesta, y Siesta, Tlaquepaque, Mexico travel blog

Tlaquepaque: Food, Fun, Fiesta, y Siesta

A travel blog entry by schiferl

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After a few hours in Zapopan we travelled to Tlaquepaque. This city is beautiful and so we decided to spend the night in a hotel here and find out how the night life is. We watched a Chivas game and enjoyed a margarita in El Parián, the world's largest ...

Corona Factory and the Tequila Express!, Tlaquepaque, Mexico travel blog

Corona Factory and the Tequila Express!

A travel blog entry by davidandsar

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... been a while since we updated our blog so we thought we should let you all know what we have been up to... We have been in Tlaquepaque for nearly a month now. Time is flying by! We are living in a house with 2 other teachers (Sean & Kelly) which is ...

Lake Chapala, bike rides and Navidad!, Tlaquepaque, Mexico travel blog

Lake Chapala, bike rides and Navidad!

A travel blog entry by davidandsar

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... use for running, cycling, and roller-blading - and you can rent bikes for free. It's really awesome, and really popular considering Mexico I think has the world's most obese population!, (the tacos are totally worth it though!) So we got to cycle past all ...

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