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The city was founded in 1531 by Franciscan monks. It is both literally and figuratively an important crossroads of Mexican history. Four of the most significant events in Mexico’s history took place here. First, plans for Mexican independence from Spain were hatched here in 1810. Second, in 1848, the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ...
... the sky cleared, we saw why the tourists indeed come there. See photos. We had to find our way towards Mexico city, and started on our way, eventually arriving in Tula. More on that later. But on the way, we were flagged down by man by the side of the road who had clearly just had a close encounter of his own. He was excited because encounters like this are good to eat. ...
We bussed from the Queretaro bus station to our hostel, dropped off our things, then went out for some late night tacos. Absolutely delicious. I don't think Mexican tacos could ever get old. Then we fell asleep. In our dorm room...not at the taco stand. Our hostel, the Blue Bicycle, is run by three middle-aged women and is spotless. There is a terrace overlooking the city, hot showers, towels, a delicious breakfast, ...
... container it came in) filled with beef, slices of cactus, cheese, and onion with a side of re-fried beans, tortillas, chilies, and salsa. I didn't touch the chilies or the salsa--the salsa the meat was sitting in was making me sweat enough as it was! The presentation of the food made me think of an octopus so I thought it was worth mentioning and showing. :) It was really good, though. I enjoyed it as I watched people in the plaza. I wanted to get back to ...
... member of this group, so we are very aware of the feelings that the students have. He is using his puppetry as a subliminal way to pass on the sentiments of the movement.
We were interested in seeing how Queretaro planned for the President's visit.
Four days before he came, we could see that security was tightening. Army trucks were coming in, there was a greater police presence and groups of men in business suits with striped ties and cell phones in ...
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