El Laurel

Carret. Gto.-silano Km 5, Guanajuato, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, 36050, Mexico | Hotel

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A Day Excursion to Guanajuato

A travel blog entry by sfotch


... the City cluster in the valley with two steep mountains on either side. It was an incredible view which our photos may not do it justice.

The city was literally build on top of tunnels which ...

Aaahhhhhh . . . The Worst is Over (I think)

A travel blog entry by ksullivan


... the way as I headed into the last two days), and the Mexican Revolution test was hanging over my head. I was absolutely terrified of that thing. This is the class I mentioned earlier that I thought was going to be tough for me. I wasn't so much worried about the short answer section. A few of us had made some shared online flashcards and I started going over those on Tuesday, I believe. However, he gave us 6 possible essays, three of ...

Still crazy, but better than last week!

A travel blog entry by ksullivan


... learned some when I went to Slovakia and then I learned a couple extra phrases for the presentation. Oh, the wonder of technology!

One day this week, Blanca, the daughter-in-law that lives next door, surprised Ricardo and I with elotes from a stand that just opened up across the street from our house. I talked about elotes last year, it's just corn on the cob with sour cream, cheese, and/or chili on it. Yum!

Also, I've been ...

Silver and gold in Guanajuato

A travel blog entry by milla_taylor


... roads are small lanes which twist around each other. I love the town and haven't been anywhere like it. All of the buildings are different colours from one to the next which looks incredible.

The town is noticeably the most wealthy of the towns I have visited so far, with many jewelery and clothes shops. This wealth is driven by the history of gold and silver mines in the area, which we made our first stop of the day. The gold and silver mines of Valenciana, ...

Checking Out the Sights

A travel blog entry by ksullivan


Hello Everyone!

Let's see, what can I tell you about today? Breakfast was almost a repeat of the first morning. However, something she made was spicy, so Rebeca told me if it was too spicy, I could just leave it. I noticed Moisés didn't eat his and was once again very grateful that I had miraculously been placed in a home with a Mexican who doesn't like spicy foods. The drink was also different, but delicious. It was some kind of tea, but ...


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