Before even getting to Real del Monte, the Western Sierra Madre had already seduced us from the highway with its cactuses and conifers all nestled…

Palizada, Campeche

July 20, 2015 0

I am crazy about the history of pirates and so had to go to Palizada, a river settlement of low houses with the unusual characteristic…

Alamos, Sonora

July 16, 2015 0

Called Ciudad de los Portales (portales being the roofed walkways lining many storefronts), Alamos is famous for its outstanding colonial architecture: cobbled streets, arches, patios,…

Angangueo, Michoacan

July 16, 2015 0

This great town, famous for its mining past, can be found in the Sierra Madre Oriental of Michoacan. The name indicates the geographical features of…

Merida’s centro historico (historic center) is one of the largest in Mexico and laid out on a grid pattern. Many of the buildings in the…