TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Senorial Leon
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... had been shattered. Mexico is an amazing country, with a rich culture and history, but also a country in which it is important to have a healthy understanding of the realities and challenges that face many of its communities. Additionally, I naturally hold concern for the impact of these challenges on their youth. More on this later.
Back in my room, I ordered room service, made calls to friends and family, and settled in to watch the Warriors go ...
... detail! The curios were handcrafted coming from different parts of Mexico, the colorful wooden cupboard and headboard were skillfully carved. At first I thought their house was a compound of apartments, but is actually their whole place. It's big.
After showing me around and giving me the keys, I proceeded on my 'walkabout town' and checked the places along the main street of Avenue Juarez.
... were the actual bodies, in full display. I think I'll leave it at that and if people want to know more details, they can ask.
After the museum, we took a short trip to the most famous alley in Guanajuato, El Callejón del Beso (Kiss Alley). It's an extremely narrow alley, and the balconies above practically touch. The legend goes there was a rich girl in one house and a poor boy in the other. The girl didn't heed her father's warning to ...
... churches and happened upon a wedding, a gorgeous bride arriving a white VW Beetle! That's so Mexico! Except for the groom and his family. They were clearly Scottish - kilt, coat of arms and all.
The freakiest experience by far was visiting the Museo de Momias (Museum of Mummies). The Pantheon is a cemetery that now houses caskets in specially-built walls (see pic). When the grounds became too crowded some bodies were exhumed only to discover that somehow the ...
... on them
5) It said Guanajuato on it.
Best purchase, ever, I think you'll agree.
Went back to hotel. Camera worked (thank goodness). Went for very amazing and ridiculously cheap meal (best steak I've had since Argentina!). Camera stopped working. Went to bed, with dreams of not being able to take pictures of things in my head (this had been a recurring dream for about 2 years, mind. I never thought it would actually come to fruition).