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Stories and Tips Puebla

A Week in Charming Puebla Mexico

Written by Fiorentina on 09 Sep, 2009

Following are a few recommendations from a recent trip I took to Puebla Mexico. Puebla is a lovely non-touristy colonial city full of friendly people, beautiful architecture and delicious cuisine. I recommend visiting in August when the weather is perfect during the day…Read More

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Puebla and its History

Written by Vicho on 21 Nov, 2004

In 1531 the Spanish came to this valley overlooked by majestic volcanoes Popocatepl and Iztaccihuatl and founded a city called Puebla de los Angeles (Village of Angels). The Spanish introduced new materials and techniques to the production of pottery, for which the city is famous…Read More

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Walking the sights of Puebla

Written by gorboduc on 03 Dec, 2004

A walking tour of Puebla's historic district was included in our hotel package, so after our first cooking class, my friend Tammy, our classmates the Peels, and I met Carlos, our guide. A former engineer, Carlos is knowledgeable and personable. He took us on a…Read More

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Day of the Dead in Puebla

Written by gorboduc on 09 Nov, 2004

One bonus of my recent trip to Puebla, Mexico, is that it happened to coincide with the Festival del Dia de los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead Festival. A mixture of Catholic and native traditions, the Dia de los Muertos is a festive…Read More

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Mexican Culinary Magic at the Mesones Sacristia

Written by gorboduc on 09 Nov, 2004

When I stumbled across the Mexican Culinary Magic package on luxurylink.com, I got excited. Six nights in a colonial city in Mexico's heartland? A hotel in a historic 18th-century building, decorated with antiques? Fifteen hours of cooking classes? All meals included? A city tour and…Read More

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Cholula--churches, pyramids, and pottery

Written by gorboduc on 11 Nov, 2004

My friend Tammy and I decided that we liked Carlos's walking tour of Puebla and his trip to the town of Huacachoula for the Dia de los Muertos so much that we would arrange to see the nearby town of Cholula, home of the largest…Read More

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