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Stories and Tips Guanajuato

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Loma de Flores: Life on the Ranch

Written by Coach Bear on 06 Jul, 2005

Many times in the United States we hear about ranches. Usually this is heard watching a television western or movie. People think of John Wayne and Roy Rogers and other cowboy stars. However, in Mexico, the term "rancho" signifies a small village.…Read More

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Written by brilev on 13 Feb, 2006

I might as well start off with my favorite cantina in Guanajuato. The Clave Azul looks as if it were sculpted into one of the city’s meandering alleys. Last time I was there, a drunken mariachi serenaded the place with ranchera classics. The group was…Read More

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San Jose de Marañon

Written by Coach Bear on 07 Jul, 2005

Traveling throughout the state of Guanajuato was an eye-opening experience. Nestled between the larger cities were the small villages of working-class people called "ranchos." Life in these villages is difficult for the people. The roads are not paved, there is trash thrown…Read More

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Salamanca - A City of Religion

Written by Coach Bear on 01 Jul, 2005

As I traveled through the state of Guanajuato, I encountered several interesting mid-sized cities (many of them from the colonial times). One of these towns was Salamanca. Perhaps the aspect of the city that stands out most in my mind is the large…Read More

La Escuela De Idiomas

Written by IAR on 01 Sep, 2003

The language school located at the university was a lot of fun. Not only were the classes really great, but I had the chance to meet other exchange students from all over the world. I had classes in grammar, conversation, and salsa dancing! They also…Read More

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Written by LDE on 17 Nov, 2002

Ex-hacienda de San Gabriel de Barrera This hacienda on the edge of town is a lovely escape from the city. The hacienda has been restored to its silver-baron era splendor. Don’t miss the painting of Mary’s special squirting talents. The extensive grounds…Read More

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Jardin de la Union

Written by LDE on 17 Nov, 2002

The Jardin is the social hub of Guanajuato. It is lined with outdoor cafes, and has a high population density of mariachi bands. You could very well be serenaded by men wearing rooster shirts. The…Read More

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