Category Archives: Travel to Mexico

The Sunday Traveler ~ Drive Abouts in Guadalajara, Mexico

The traffic in metropolitan Guadalajara is unbelievable, as it is in all the surrounding areas that have really grown to be a part of Guadalajara itself. The numbers in population vary when I look on different websites, but the “official” … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Mercado Libertad in Guadalajara, Mexico

Mercado Libertad in Guadalajara, Mexico for shopping the freshest produce, and anything else your heart might desire. I spent the better part of a late morning here with my cousin on my visit to Guadalajara this last May. Another return … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Our Lady of Guadalupe, Tapalpa, Mexico

Tapalpa, Mexico; a roughly estimated population of approximately 20,000. Sitting high up in the Sierra Madre, it is seemingly the most typical of little Mexican towns; modest in its make up, but the charm is in the simplicity and color. … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Inside the Cathedral of Guadalajara

It had been years. The Sunday Traveler walked into the vast cathedral of Guadalajara and was in awe. The seeming immensity of the church’s interior measures, according to Wikipedia, 77.8 meters x 72.75 meters, which just doesn’t seem right; it … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Mexico Dreaming

  The Sunday Traveler has been going back to Mexico in her dreams lately; dreaming in Spanish; my soul preparing for going back to a long lost love. I’m hoping you can see a little bit of my dreams in … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Vintage Mexico

The Sunday Traveler has pulled some vintage photos from the family album; well, envelope really. Who has time for albums! The photos are those of my father, taken in my early years on some of our numerous trips to Mexico … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ In The Hood in San Miguel de Allende

  The Sunday Traveler has given you the tour of most of the tourist areas of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico; now in my closing post on The Sunday Traveler in San Miguel series, I will show you around the … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ The Original San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

In 1542, before the arrival of the Spanish, there was an indigenous settlement at Izcuinapan. When the Spanish came, a small chapel was constructed and a village started by Father Juan de San Miguel. The new village was dedicated to … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler Snapshots ~ Sunday Mornings Outside the Church

        San Juan de Dios Church in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Many of the poor and lower income working class of Mexico have simple Sundays going to church, and coming out to buy balloons or bubbles … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Sanctuary of Atotonilco, Mexico

Atotonilco is a little town seven miles east of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. The church, or sanctuary (El Santuario de Atotonilco) has been designated a World Heritage Site. For a modest looking little church, it holds rich treasures inside. … Continue reading

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