La Morada Hotel
Travel Blogs from San Miguel de Allende
... far from the sea, and the hot weather..
The real Mexico is in the interior of Mexico, high in the mountains, a Mexico with a very temperate climate and weather - not the hot, humid climate and weather
that the Canadians and Americans imagine Mexico to have..
Cities in Mexico that are not on the coast and the seaside,
but are in the interior of Mexico - on the high plateau between the Sierra Madres East
... the Merced. This order arrived in 1604. The building, however, was only completed in 1751, due to economic restraints. There were many supplicants inside so opted for no pix.
The former prison for the clergy was an unexpected find. Same pertained more to those who refused to comply with the laws of the church. It later became a hospital. We stepped inside to find a nice courtyard.
Back to the hotel for some chill time c 1230. Left after 1330 to head ...
... us first to the Plaza del Carmen, opposite the hotel. He noted Morelia was a planned city. Many of its streets have a feature at their end ie Juarez, to the left outside the hotel, leads right up to the cathedral. It is also a city with many of its monuments lit up at night.
Miguel made an interesting statement about social change in Mexico. The country had socialist roots but many things, including medical care, are being privatized. He attributed same ...
Amigos y Compaņeros.
My terrace is off of my bedroom. In the morning I like to go out on my terrace and watch the people go by on the street below and watch them stop and lookup at and admire my Xmas decorations - my great artistic Xmas creation....
On December 8, in Mexico, they celebrated the conception of Mary (mother of Jesus)
by Mary's mother and in ...
... well maintained parks and well used public plazas. Morelia's population is augmented by about 20,000 students attending its university and music school (the oldest in the Americas) and the place has that attractive openness of student towns everywhere. Hidden down every street are smart little coffee shops, bars and cheap-eats places that give the place a sophisticated feel. By the time we had been there six hours, we had attended a wedding at the ...