Travel Blogs from Uruapan, Mexico

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Episode 8:  the one about the slow moving

Episode 8: the one about the slow moving "Blob"

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... for exploration.  The twin steeples and the alter are all that remain.  The volcano stopped erupting in 1952 and will never erupt again.   For volcano fans, this is a must see in your travels through Mexico.  ...

Avacado Capital of the World, Uruapan, Mexico travel blog

Avacado Capital of the World

A travel blog entry by roadtrip2010

... Fairmont sets the bar very high – then it was on the road again.  This time to the Avocado Capital of the World, Uruapan (pronounced: OOR-wa-pan).  This is a big deviation from our original plan of keeping to the coast. Instead, ...

Melaque-Uruapan, Uruapan, Mexico travel blog

Melaque-Uruapan

A travel blog entry by smiths

... were only 5 guys in the water. Crazy. Rain woke us up REALLY early the next morning. Everything was soaked and sandy which may have had something to do with the frequent bickering accompanied by long periods of silence during the next 390km to ...

Home To The Worlds Thinnest House, Uruapan, Mexico travel blog

Home To The Worlds Thinnest House

A travel blog entry by amazingjourneys

A luxuriant town park that's like being in the Amazon Just accommodation for now......... Accommodation Uruapan offers its fair share of good places to stay around the centre of the town. But if you're travelling on the tightest of budgets you may need ...

Mystic Chants or are they Calling us for Dinner?, Angacuan, Mexico travel blog

Mystic Chants or are they Calling us for Dinner?

A travel blog entry by michellendave

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Los Reyes to Angahuan 14 miles cycle, 12 miles lift. Hermano warned us the 10km up to Peribán de Ramos was steep. But he said after that, it would be up and down. So we pushed hard to get there, expecting time to recover on down the road. It was slow ...

Vulcano Paricutin & It's Half Burried Church, Angacuan, Mexico travel blog

Vulcano Paricutin & It's Half Burried Church

A travel blog entry by michellendave

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... could pick up a nice big lunch "torta"; a meat, cheese, tomato, lettuce and onion stuffed roll you find almost everywhere in Mexico! No luck. We settled for some Mexican pastry breads and Maria cookies from the tiny store on our street. On the street, a ...

Guitar town, Paracho, Mexico travel blog

Guitar town

A travel blog entry by sammygrim

Paracho is home to Mexico´s finest lauderos (stringed-instrument makers). They are everywhere in town, with their little workshops and showrooms. So what could I do but buy a new axe? Mr Amezcua, fourth in a family line of guitar-makers, had made ...

Last 12 km downhill, what a thrill!!, Uruapan, Mexico travel blog

Last 12 km downhill, what a thrill!!

A travel blog entry by michellendave

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... to keep our speed under 30 miles per hour. Now this is our kind of cycling! A big mural marks the entrance of Uruapan with the word "UTOPIA" prominently featured ( Keep dreaming. ) We quickly found Hotel Parque which we had picked out of the Lonely ...

A new volcano and rip-off guesthouse, Uruapan, Mexico travel blog

A new volcano and rip-off guesthouse

A travel blog entry by doubledodgy

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Pancho in Paracho - Maestros and Mariachis, Paracho, Mexico travel blog

Pancho in Paracho - Maestros and Mariachis

A travel blog entry by 2monkeys

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... lazy by working from 5am until midnight every day. (oven doing business sat at a table drinking beer...) we went onward to mexico city via some lovely little towns and left old bets in an outlying city. see road report about ...

The Lake At Pátzcuaro, Uruapan, Mexico travel blog

The Lake At Pátzcuaro

A travel blog entry by fintan

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... death a local chief in an attempt to extract more gold conversions proved much harder to come by. Eventually, the authorities in Mexico City decided that a subtler approach was required. Nuño de Guzman was arrested and sent back to Spain in disgrace. ...

That ¨National Park¨ Was a Sham!, Uruapan, Mexico travel blog

That ¨National Park¨ Was a Sham!

A travel blog entry by stanvan

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Miles: 3,493 Miles Per Gallon: 21.4 Uruapan is a riverside town that supposedly has a sweet ¨National Park¨ that highlights the local river.  The guidebook mentions that it´s a nice change from the bustling town and that the park has beautiful ...

Uruapan, Uruapan, Mexico travel blog

Uruapan

A travel blog entry by triallair

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Uruapan, Uruapan, Mexico travel blog

Uruapan

A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

Should probably not have stopped in Uruapan which, despite being known for it's fruit & veggies, especially avocados, did not boast a single decent restaurant and had only a pretty church & plaza to commend ...

Uruapan: Park is fantastic, city sucks, Uruapan, Mexico travel blog

Uruapan: Park is fantastic, city sucks

A travel blog entry by lenitasworld

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... beautiful view on the two volcanoes. It was hard to leave and of course hard to concentrate on the road : ) Our next stop is Uruapan. Unfortunately, there is not much positive to comment on this city, it's a pretty ugly dark city. The city is tagged all ...

volcano Paricutin, Angahuán, Mexico travel blog

volcano Paricutin

A travel blog entry by mexikadventure

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... montagnes qui offre des excursions a cheval ou a pied au kratere du volcan ... CHEVAL? VOLCAN? VILLAGE INDIGENE? On y va!! La veille (a Uruapan) on fais plus de recherche et le Routard de Florie donne qqs bonne adresse ou dormir. C est fait on va dormir ...

Tour of Ingidinous Mexico, Morelia, Patscuaro, Jalitzio, Santa Clara, Uruapan, Mexico travel blog

Tour of Ingidinous Mexico

A travel blog entry by julievan

... werent supposed to do, but in Mexico anything goes).  On Tuesday before coming back we stopped at a National Park in Uruapan, which was absolutely gorgeous!  There were water falls and cool plants.  We even saw several signs next to ...

The Devils Knee, Uruapan, Mexico travel blog

The Devils Knee

A travel blog entry by benneal

Saw a lush city park with a river that emerged straight from the ground from a spot called The Devils Knee (a place were he was pushed over by a priest and broke open the ground) ...

Tingambato, Tingambato, Mexico travel blog

Tingambato

A travel blog entry by triallair

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Tzararacua Waterfalls, Uruapan, Mexico travel blog

Tzararacua Waterfalls

A travel blog entry by dresden

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saddle sore but happy!, Uruapan, Mexico travel blog

saddle sore but happy!

A travel blog entry by sehablaespanol

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... nbsp;¡Pero valió la pena! (But it was worth the pain!) The trip we took Saturday was to the volcano Paricutín, near Uruapan in southern part of the state of Michoacán. It was a fabulous trip and I´d do it again...after a long period of ...

A church emerging from the lava, Angahuán, Mexico travel blog

A church emerging from the lava

A travel blog entry by benneal

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We went out on horses to see the worlds youngest volcano Paricutin, which suddenly emerged from the ground near a farm before spewing lava out. The villagers all escaped but the only thing remaining of the town was the church spire poking through the ...

Temple of Doom, Angahuán, Mexico travel blog

Temple of Doom

A travel blog entry by gallery79

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70 years ago, corn farmer Benito rode into his field upon his burro, ready to spend the day tilling the land.  Hopping off his burro, he raised his hoe into the sky, and then struck it deep into the soil.  Well, when old Benny pierced the ...

selva en la ciudad, Uruapan, Mexico travel blog

selva en la ciudad

A travel blog entry by mexikadventure

Apres avoir quitte Patzcuaro et son lac vers 1h (Miguel nous a conduit a la gare routiere) on prend le bus direction Uruapan. On decide de prendre un hotel simple en face de la gare routiere (les "fenetres" sont des lamelles de verre et ne se ...

Uruapan, Uruapan, Mexico travel blog

Uruapan

A travel blog entry by robbie159

After waiting 5 hours for my landlady to hand me my deposit we left Ixtapa, Gro. at 5.00 pm and raced northward, averaging 110km/hour towards Uruapan. I will add my details to this journey when I have more ...

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