El Meson de los Poetas
Travel Blogs from Guanajuato
We walked over to the square and found a cafe for lunch with Jose and Stacy. Once again lunch was larger than our appetites so we were able to take some food for the evening back in San Miguel. As we all got together we walked back to the parking area and saw another entrance to the underground of Guanajuato prior to our return trip. This is a city that would be worth a couple more days visit.
... and in came lots of noise! The worst part was, Spain was loosing!! Ay, ay, ay!!! One of my students predicted the fall of the Spanish soccer team, I hope this was a fluke and he wasn't right.
That really ends my week. I did more work once we got home, and Rebeca fed us dinner even though she didn't need to. Just to show you how well-cared for here, she basically told us, Ricardo and I, that if she's here on ...
... student minstrel groups in traditional clothes which together with guitars and banjos captures the attention of every tourist. Upon arrival at the church steps we were all given a cute little frog to drink from so we had been advised to buy some wine for the journey. Ten minutes later and the man returns with the wine bottle finally open and with our wine in foam cups, lids and straws. Brilliant. Guanajuato means the land of frogs and so it is ...
... clears up quickly. This should be a daily, if not bi-daily, occurence.
This evening I had orientation so I met a few more people in my program. There's one girl in the program that lives in Maryland Heights--crazy! For those of you not familiar with St. Louis, or at least the area I live in, she probably lives about 10 or 15 minutes from me. We had the orientation at an Italian restaurant, ...
... a dog]. Many old homes are now high end shops. Alan did not like San Miguel de Allende. I suggested to him perhaps it's a case of AFCT: another ******* colonial town. The usual dashing about with Carlos into churches, public areas, historical anecdotes, etc. Alan had had enough of walking so we waited for the bus to arrive, picking us up at 1126.
By 1133 we were back on a highway. At 1142 were we done the [way too many] speed bumps, heading out on highway 51. ...
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