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... don't really eat much around here) we could have stayed up there forever admiring the view. The city is so colorful and intricate, but has a really comfortable feel. I could actually read the map to figure out where we were going! We will miss the friendly people of Guanajuato as we make our way to Guadalajara tomorrow. Fingers crossed for a shorter bus ride! ¡Hasta ...
... on, we spent the rest of the day with her and her three sons. They were on vacation together, visiting from Mexico City for a few days. We went to the silver mines and learned about the different tools they used and how they collected the metal. The family we met then invited us to go with them to a museum of inquisition, where we saw the different devices that were used to torture people during the Inquisition. We also saw the square where people came to watch. Alissa and I ...
... 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 ...
The beautiful university city of Guanajuato (meaning 'hill of frogs' in the P'urhépecha language) was founded in 1548 and built around mines after the Spaniards discovered silver in the area. In the 18th century it was one of the richest cities in the Spanish empire, producing around two thirds of the world's silver.
These days it doesn't produce quite so much silver, But it is, unsurprisingly, another Unesco World Heritage site.
... way turning the car around. So we were trapped. There was one little parking spot left so I just parked the car to analyze the situation. Two houses away from our parking spot we found a really nice bed and breakfast. Hugo the manager was so helpful and the room was really beautiful and authentic so we had to stay in the Casa del Sol.
Wenn man nach Guanajuato kommt merkt man sehr schnell, warum dies die meist besuchte Stadt von ...
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