We’ve bid a fond Adios to Mexico and have returned to the US. In our time there, we visited three beautiful, Spanish Colonial cities in the Central Highlands: San Miguel de Allende, Morelia, and Guanajuato.
On the outskirts of Morelia’s historic district in Michoacán, Mexico stands a church which is the very definition of the word “contrast” :The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Guadalupe (El Santuario de Guadalupe).
When traveling, one of our first excursions is to the local market. Shopping there is fun, and it gives us an opportunity to interact with the city residents. But there’s more to it than shopping and socializing.
In a recent post we published a photo of a larger-than-life bronze head by Mexican artist Javier Marin, which was on display on a side street off the main plaza in Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico.
In the 16th Century Spaniards were serious about religion. The king and queen ruled the country with the Catholic church at their right hand. Together they instituted the Spanish Inquisition
Stop numero dos on our tour of the Central Highlands of Mexico is Morelia. This large city and capital of the state of Michoacán, is 120 miles southwest of San Miguel de Allende.
“South of the border, down Mexico way. That’s where I fell in love where stars above, came out to play. And now as I wonder, my thoughts ever stray. South of the border, down Mexico way.”