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El Pipila

Guanajuato is central to the independence movement in Mexico and it was close to here, in Dolores, that Hidalgo (the less than conventional parish priest of that town) made the historic call for independence. 232 palabras más

Day 2: Being a Tourist in Guanajuato

Today, a friend and I spent the day being a tourist. After a quick jaunt to the University of Guanajuato campus and a breakfast of tacos, I got to see El Callejon del Beso (the Alley of the Kiss). 401 palabras más


So many sites and so many stairs...

Over the past two weeks we have strolled the cobblestone streets and winding alleys of Guanajuato. And oh there are so many steps..

We aren’t doing a ton of sight seeing on this trip so far. 468 palabras más


Las aventuras de Levi la Güera

So what can I say? I have already warned you all that I’m the worst blogger ever (see title of last post)… and SO much has happened since my last post, I really haven’t had time to write anything here. 1.199 palabras más



View of Guanahuato from the base of El Pipila.

This a probably as good time to remind everyone that I am a simple dog from a small town.  494 palabras más

Guanajuato Guanajuato, Mexico

Located in the Mexican state of Guanajuato, this city (photos) was founded in the mid-1500’s based upon the discovery of rich silver and gold deposits.  The La Valenciana mine held one of the richest silver veins ever discovered, providing 20% of the world’s silver for 250 years. 445 palabras más