Collected by Alison Buck
San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico
There are traveling family circuses all around Mexico. I was in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico in April 2012, and I saw a pink Big Top set up on the outskirts of town. I strolled over in the middle of the afternoon, wandered around, and was...
Insurgentes Insurgentes #25, Centro, Zona Centro, 37700 San Miguel de Allende, Gto., Mexico
The House and Garden Tour is a must do. It is sponsored by the Biblioteca Pública which takes you into the city’s most intriguing contemporary and colonial homes every Sunday at 11:30am departing from the library at Insurgentes 25.
Relox 16, Centro, Zona Centro, 37700 San Miguel de Allende, Gto., Mexico
Semana Santa, Day of the Dead, the Aztec "conchero" dancers of Our Lord of the Conquest, Los Locos dancing for St. Anthony--San Miguel de Allende is famous for these and more Catholic religious observances. And they are all worth seeing. But...
In San Miguel, you can eat hi-brow and low, local and imported, by candlelight and streetlight. Your choice--and a lot of choice there is. But if you really want to "get" what and how the locals eat--how they've probably been eating for...
Campanero 4 Puente, Del Campanero, Zona Centro, 36000 Guanajuato, Gto., Mexico
Near the old entrance to the city, I discovered my favorite cafe in Guanajuato. Santo Cafe is perched on a bridge that mirrors those that top the underground roads. The restaurant has a huge menu of breakfasts (eggs every style including...
Presa de La Olla, Barrio de la Presa, Guanajuato, Gto., Mexico
We came across Presa de la Olla by walking up Paseo la Presa until it ends. Definitely an "off the beaten tourist path" spot where all you see are locals relaxing, playing, boating and eating. A different part of Guanajuato--less bustle with all...
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