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... the information already since I'd been here a few days.
Okay, well, I just spent my last hours before bed getting you guys all up to date. It's time to jump in the shower and get a good night's sleep. It'll be the last one for awhile according to those at the orientation that were returning students. Hopefully next weekend I'll have time to send out a short update.
... to look at the inside of the Teatro Juarez, one of the town's grand theatres, but it was closed.
Wondering if we might be cutting things a bit fine to catch out 2.15 bus back to Mexico City we then stood in the hot sun for 25 mins to catch a bus up to La Valenciana, a church with impressive paintings inside. Finally the bus came. We got out at the church only to discover it was closed too.
At this point ...
... convo with different words a few times and then he grabs my face (not violently) to pull me in and that's when I got out of the car, walked to the ladies selling churros (bought one) and asked what way to Pipila through the underground roads (tunnels through the hills the city has been built above)...... it was far. Took me 45 minutes of fast walking to get myself to an area where I could see Pipila and knew 100% where I was and different routes back.
... 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 ...