Some ideas for your trip to the two colonial heartland gems Guanajuato and San Miguel de Allende.

Los Colores

One of my favorite parts about Guanajuato, Mexico was exploring the colorful cobblestone alleys and stumbling upon tiny cafes and incredible viewpoints. A guide told me that the government sponsored a program to help beautify the city with bright buckets of paint.

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Colin Roohan
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Was it pretty safe in that area?

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Sorry Colin, just saw this question now. Yes, Guanajuato felt very safe. We walked through these alleyways at all hours of the night without feeling the slightest bit threatened.

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Guanajuato

Guanajuato
México
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