El Meson de los Poetas
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... we had the room to ourselves.
First order of the day was to get some food cause we were famished. I'd read about a falafel place on Lonely Planet that sold huge vegan falafel wraps for MX$40 so we bought one each and a piece of baklava for pudding and took our spoils to a nearby park to eat in the sunshine. It turned out the wraps were HUGE and not very well wrapped so they were quite tricky to eat but very tasty. Stuart's advice was to 'put ...
... with you as well as we would like.
The city of Guanajuato is also stunning and remarkable, clawing and clinging its way up the steep canyons of the valley. We have never been in a city with such an amazing vertical component. Still in the heart of the agricultural and flower growing district, the street vendors hawk fresa con crema (strawberries with fresh cream) and calla lillies in full bloom. Vibrant ...
... to try to meet up with Katie for breakfast before she headed out. Well, no one was there. Hummm. I found out later that they had all decided not to go, but I was accidentally left out of the conversation. Whoops.
Let me take a second to just say that this week of semi-vacation in Guanajuato has really made me appreciate the city more. There's so much to see and do that I never realized while locked up in my room. I'm really glad I planned ...
... not want to be irreverent. The cathedral is a Mexican baroque style beauty built between 1671-1696. The wealthy silver patrons who contributed to the building of this cathedral made the most gorgeous heavenly interior of any cathedral that I have seen.. I loved it!
We walked down the city plaza, filled with tent vendors selling Dia de los Muertos sugar candies and other Cervantes Festival items. We bought some t-shirts and stumbled upon La Esquina in ...
... guest musicians. What was unique about that is that they were 13 and 14 years old. One played the guitar, one the violin, and the last the piano. They were awesome, plus they were fun to watch because they weren't as posed as the members of the symphony. The last thing they did was play the music from The Sorcerer's Apprentice while the corresponding clip from the Disney movie played on a screen above them.
We left the theater to find ...