Camino Real Guanajuato
Travel Blogs from Guanajuato
... favorite artists (after DaVinci, Michelangelo, and Dali), and in the casa de Rivera there's one of his sketches of Frida. Worth a visit.
The traffic in was madness (damn you Semana Santa...wait...I'm I going to hell for saying that?), especially since a lot of it was in roughly carved out tunnels that went under the city center, with underground intersections and all. The GPS wasn't happy. But once we found a public parking garage within ...
We took a bus from Guadalajara in the morning and arrived 3 or 4 hours later in Guanajuato. Since the bus station was 4 miles or so from town, we decided to take a taxi for 30 or 40 pesos and came in on the beautiful scenic winding highway. Taxi drivers must be the same everywhere. He drove very fast with seemingly invincible confidence. I watched in a dumb stupor as he repeatedly took both hands off the wheel for long periods of time, like those bicycle riders who like to show off ...
... live within 10 minutes from me. Crazy!!
Saturday night, sigh, was the closing of the salsa bar I went to so often last summer. Maria Elena, her new house mate from Sweden Kararine, and I met up with Marcela, a girl from our program, and Ricardo and we went to the closing. The three of us met up with them at a restaurant where they were finishing up dinner, and there was live music. I felt pretty good about my ...
... sing our Spanish/English translation favourite, Eres Guapa. The crowd, and the band we were upstaging, were clearly loving it pointing/singing back to us, with feint chants of "otra! otra!" So I continued with my rendition of Sex on Fire and of course FUN- We Are Young. No microphone was needed, my voice feeling every strain of it and it felt amazing! So much fun. Then of course "de pronto FLASH" with the head turn/cheesy teeth ...
... out and about, and I explored a few more new places. I also had my first street food, elote. It's corn on the cob with either mayonaise or, I think, sour cream, which is what I chose, and cheese. Monique has a picture so once she sends it to me, I'll post it on here. Saturday morning, after 8 beautiful hours of sleep, I got up, did some homework, and then took a 4 hour tour organized by the university. We went to ...
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