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Travel Blogs from Irapuato
... El Pipila smeared the wooden doors with tar and set them alight so that the insurgents could get in and take it.
Casa Museo Diego Rivera
The house where artist and husband of Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, was born. The ground floor has been preserved as it was back in the day (with a suprising numbers of beds in it), whilst the other floors display examples of Rivera's and some other artists' work.
Museo de las Momias
... food that was amazingly prepared. Can you say coming home looking like an elephant!
Next to the Theather that was built by Porfirio Diaz in the late 1800's (sidebar) while he was president the peso was far stronger than the us dollar. Thought I was in the movie Like Water for Chocolate it felt just like that time.
On to the statue of the Pipila, ...
... to learn a language.
So, anyway, Guanajuato is nice. Not too many sights, per se. Diego Rivera's house is here, which has a collection of some of his work. He really went for the ultra-realistic hairy nipple look in his female nudes. There is also a museum that is just an extremely extensive collection of images of Don Quixote. Nothing else, just Don Quixote. They're obsessed with Don Quixote in Guanajuato, and I don't really know why.
... br> Then we borrowed Carlos' parent's SUV and started out to Guanajuato. We decided to get 100 pesos of gas first and stopped at one of the many, exact gas stations in Mexico (as there is only one company that is controlled by the Mexican government - so no one really knows the price unless you ask. It's never on the signs). The guy starts pumping our gas and leaves. Later we look up and realize it is at 300+ pesos so we start honking ...
... gorgeous little boy, Daniel. Conversation was limited since I speak so little Spanish and they speak so little English, but the music was loud anyway, and the energy was warm and friendly.
The next morning, Daniel drove me through a maze of tunnels (a former mine) to Guantajuato. It's world heritage site, so much of the old hispanic architecture is beautifully preserved or restored. It's easy to see why it's such a popular tourist ...