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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 ...
... for this town, because we both felt that this town was by far the most charming and delightful of all we had seen. Like Tequisquiapan, only with better color, an older feel to the colonial architecture, not having that heavy tourist feel, (though like many towns we have visited, clearly preparing for growing tourism. ) We only had 2 or 3 hours there, way too little, ...
... 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 ...
... 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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