La Casa Del Atrio
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- Continental Breakfast
- Hot tub
- Non-smoking rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
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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 ...
... headed out for La Peña deBernal, one of the largest monoliths in the world, up there with the Rock of Gibraltar, El Capitan and the very well known Devil's Tower It was quite overcast when we left, and we worried that the mountain might be obscured. Indeed it was, when we arrived, so we poked around town for a while. We quickly realized that we had not budgeted ...
... rentals, and the whole thing is new and beautiful. We are so glad we went. Mark found a walking tour map of the historic center, and became "Tour-guide Mark" for the day. We saw a dozen churches, a dozen plazas, and lots of cool artisanal things. Lunch was delicious tortas (sandwiches filled with meat, cheese, and salsa). We also saw a group exercise session in the park, which looked more like a native dance. People ...
... early to rest up a bit before going out with Alejandra so after lunch I headed in that general direction, letting my curiosity sidetrack me now and again.
Alejandra and I went to a place that her friend suggested, Maria y su bici (Maria and her bike). The place had a great ambiance, with one big table running down one side of the room, perfect for striking up a conversation with a stranger. The owner, or owner's son, struck up a conversation with ...
... having coffee in the nearby restaurants.
Streets were being blocked off. Stores around the Teatro had to remove their signs. Graffiti was painted over and streets were scrubbed. We think that store keepers were given a list of things that they had to do.
On the day of the ceremony, all upstairs doors and windows of buildings around the square were opened. Every form of security guard was visible. Federal police stood around the square in riot ...