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... in Queretaro, ending the Mexican-American War, and surrendering 55% of Mexico’s territory to the U.S. Third, in 1867, Austrian Archduke Maximilian was executed on a hill overlooking the city. And finally, in 1917, the Mexican Constitution was signed here.
... headed out for La Peña deBernal, one of the largest monoliths in the world, up there with the Rock of Gibraltar, El Capitan and the very well known Devil's Tower It was quite overcast when we left, and we worried that the mountain might be obscured. Indeed it was, when we arrived, so we poked around town for a while. We quickly realized that we had not budgeted ...
We bussed from the Queretaro bus station to our hostel, dropped off our things, then went out for some late night tacos. Absolutely delicious. I don't think Mexican tacos could ever get old. Then we fell asleep. In our dorm room...not at the taco stand. Our hostel, the Blue Bicycle, is run by three middle-aged women and is spotless. There is a terrace overlooking the city, hot showers, towels, a delicious breakfast, ...
... emperor of Mexico who was killed by a firing squad) was decided there and the Mexican Constitution was signed there. I was taking a peek around the lobby and heard music coming from the theater area. I hesitantly took a peek in because there were two people standing there, and of course they told me, "Come in, come in." I happily took a step in to look around. After standing there for a bit, the guy decided I needed to see more because he encouraged me to go ...
Coming home from this now peaceful park, we walked on the city streets looking at the old colonial buildings with a little more care. In the Teatro, Maximilian was sentenced to death. In the Capuchin convent, he spent his last days. In the Santa Cruz church, he was imprisoned while he awaited sentencing.
This city truly deserves the distinction of being an UNESCO World Heritage Site.