Villa Del Arcangel
Travel Blogs from Dolores Hidalgo
... a native born Pozon, took us on a two hour tour. For $400 pesos, he jumped into our rental car and directed us to the outskirts of town, the area of some abandoned silver mines located a mere ten minutes from this ghost town. In broken English, we learned that in 1576, the Spanish discovered silver and some gold in Pozos hills. Off exploded the silver mining industry for nearly four hundred years! Most of the mines went "belly up" in the ...
Greg and I walked to Lavanda Cafe for breakfast. It is a quaint French cafe located on the busy Hernandez Macias.. WOOHOO, breakfast date! Lavanda is an indoor/outdoor cafe with provencal blue and yellow decor and a charming courtyard. Greg enjoyed a vegetable omelette and I had waffle with bacon. All breakfasts include fresh squeezed grapefruit or orange juice and fresh breads with artisanal jams. Love the lattes, thanks Jules! Lavanda has ...
... His family were Mexican from San Miguel but he and his family had lived in Colorado. He explained some of the history of San Miguel and we remember the mural of the history in the San Miguel Historical museum. San Miguel was a priest and Allende was a general who came together to start the uprising for independence from the Spanish Dolores Hidalgo, quite near where we are. It started with only 100 men but by the time they had ...
... are 62 recognized languages in Mexico... whew! I cannot even master Spanish.
As in the United States, these Indian groups are marginalized geographically. The Spanish (with the conquest by Cortez) and the Mexican governments pushed many of the groups to live in remote areas. Therefore, they retain their subcultures due to their isolation over five hundred years. The masks provide insight into the religious (polytheistic) practices. ...
... hang out, and we met some folks from the bus trip. It’s always fun to run into people in SMA. Many of us are of like minds and looking for a place to retire. Of course most come from places with really cold winters and they love the desert air.
A lady we met on the trip invited us to her home to meet her husband and to see her house. She bought the house as a small unfinished ...
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