Templo de San Jose is a towered church some blocks northeast of the zocalo.

The beautiful colonial city of Morelia, Michoacan – a gallery

Morelia is the capital of Michoacan. The architecture is colonial style and the momentum of civic intent is to promote and preserve this inheritance. The city is organized around a large central square with fountains, trees, a bandstand, and a spectacularly maintained cathedral. There is also a large city park and a zoo. Published or […]

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The blocks between Avenues Revolución and Constitución have secret shopping passages to be explored. Remarkably inexpensive stained glass pieces attracted my attention.

Baja California – Ensenada and Tijuana

The word baja (meaning lower in Spanish) has come to be synonymous with the rugged, arid landscape of the Mexican state of Baja California. Its proximity to alta (upper) California, once Mexican territory but now a state in the United States, has made its gateway, Tijuana, the most visited city in Mexico. There competition dictates that one should […]

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Cacahuamilpa Caverns, Guerrero – Grutas de Cacahuamilpa

The Cacahuamilpa Caverns (Grutas de Cacahuamilpa) in the state of Guerrero have attracted curious visitors for several centuries and were the first major cave system in Mexico to be opened up for regular tourism. In the early days of tourism, the Cacahuamilpa Caverns near Taxco (Guerrero) were a popular place to visit. The English traveler […]

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