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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.
We hadn't spoken of the very nice hotel we stayed at in Tecozuatla. It was unclear if it had fallen on hard times and was failing or if the current owners were trying to restore it to its former glory. In any case, the owners/employees were very nice and went out of their way to accommodate us. El Rincon Primavera, "A touch of spring" is the best I can do. See the ...
... one loud drum, wore noisemakers on their legs, and spun in semi-coordinated unison. It was entertaining. The city is beautiful and green and old (in a good way). Well, at least the part we are in. It's actually the second biggest city in Mexico. We love it. We spent the evening in our hostel writing blogs and watching Breaking Bad (we finally have internet fast enough to watch a show). And of course...we got more Mexican ...
... So, I walked along the wall until I was situated opposite the stage and took in the significance of the place while a concert band practiced for the university's graduation. It was like a free private concert!
Next I headed to what is now the main state government building, otherwise known as the Casa de la Corregidora. It was formerly the house of Queretaro's mayor-magistrate (corregidor, hence the commonly used name of the building). ...
Today, February 5th, is the day when the present Mexican constitution was approved by Congress in 1917, following the Mexican Revolution. The constitution was signed in Queretaro, in the Teatro de la Republica, or the Theatre of the Republic which is only about 4 blocks away from where we live.
In 1910, the people of Mexico began to want changes in the old constitution which had been written in 1857. This led to the Mexican Revolution, the ousting of the ...
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