All articles for region “Guanajuato, Guanajuato”
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When I took Fernando to Guanajuato Maggie Van Ostrand

With his parents' permission, I took Fernando, my 12-year-old English student, to Guanajuato, the seat of the Mexican War of Independence, for two days. We ate at a sidewalk cafe that offered nutritious hot fudge sundaes and banana splits. On to Alhondiga de Granaditas, formerly the massive town granary.... read more

A Shrine To Santa Lucia Richard Ferguson

St. Lucia is the patron saint of eyes. The story is told that she was very beautiful, and had many suitors. One of them said that he had fallen uncontrollably in love with her eyes. She... read more

Link to clickable interactive map of Guanajuato state: Guanajuato, San Miguel de Allende Tony Burton

Clickable interactive map of Guanajuato state: Guanajuato, San Miguel de Allende read more

Church Of Our Lord Of Villaseca Richard Ferguson

Cata, Guanajuato This is part of one wall of the church in Cata, near the town of Guanajuato.  When I visited in 1996, the walls were completely covered with exvotos to a height o... read more

The beautiful Mexican colonial city of Guanajuato

Nestled in the mountains of the Sierra de Guanajuato is the picturesque city of Guanajuato. Its name originates from the word Quanax-juato which, in the indigenous dialect of the region, meant "Place of Frogs" - because the indigenous tribes thought the place was fit only for frogs!

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Guanajuato Christina Nealson

Narrow, serpentine streets. Old world baroque buildings. Steep hills - shoehorned with vivid-colored casas. I have dropped into a spectacular place - a cross between San Francisco and Paris. ... read more

The Festival Internacional Cervantino in Guanajuato Ana Cervantes

Guanajuato is, and has been for a long time, a centre of culture and education. In one way or another, it has always been prosperous, either through the richness of its farmland or its mines. There was... read more

Guanajuato's sonic landscape Ana Cervantes

Sometime during my first month in Guanajuato, the idea floated into my head of writing an article about the sonic landscape of the city. This of course includes a great deal of music, since it resounds... read more

Life and music in Guanajuato Ana Cervantes

The city of Guanajuato is nestled in a sort of steep basin in the Sierra Madre Mountains and spreads up around the center of the basin. Imagine a huge, terraced rice paddy such as we've seen in photos ... read more

Baseball In Guanajuato John McClelland

Judy pounds on my bedroom door, waking me from a very sound sleep. After all, it's only 7 a.m. "Yeah." I say. "There's a scorpion in the bathroom." Silence. "Jim!" "So kill it." "Killing scorpion... read more

The Mummies of Guanajuato: Powerful Memento Mori Ann Ball

A most unusual museum crowns the top of Trozado Hill in Guanajuato, Mexico. Its collection of objects - mummified human corpses - serves to provide funds for social assistance in the city, and as a pow... read more

Guanajuato Larry Landwehr

This past weekend was really great. Mary woke me up Saturday morning at the crack of 9:30. We were on the road by 10:30 heading toward a town named Guanajuato (pronounced Gwana-wat-o, it’s spelled ju... read more

Artesania: Behind the Scenes in San Miguel de Allende and Guanajuato Geri Anderson

Admit it. Next to simmering on the beach or sunning poolside slathered in oil, you visit Mexico to shop. In fact, if you’re a real shopper you bypass beach resorts altogether. On at least one trip ea... read more
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