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The Sunday Traveler~The Cathedral of Morelia, Mexico

The Sunday Traveler, along with the trusty cousin tour guide, visited the cathedral in the historic center of Morelia while on a day tour of the town. It is said that it is the only cathedral in Mexico not oriented … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler~The Yacatas of Tzintzuntzan

The yacata, a pyramidal structure of a different shape than that which we associate with a pyramid. The Tarascan addition to  pre-hispanic architecture. Five structures built high on a hill in Tzintzuntzan, overlooking Lake Patzcuaro.   There were five yacatas … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler~Tzintzuntzan, Part 2

The Sunday Traveler introduced this magical town, Tzintzuntzan, last week, and in Part 2 will continue to do a little bit of a walk around the grounds of the complex that houses two churches, La Soledad and San Francisco, as … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ A Paris Postcard, Travel Time

Traveling into times gone by in Paris. The Sunday Traveler was able to slip into that wonderful time machine for a few days. I’ll be wrapping up Paris next Sunday before slipping into another time zone. The clock is ticking. … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Notre Dame, Angels in Infinity

    He looks around, around; he sees angels in the architecture spinning in infinity, He says, “Amen!” and “Hallelujah!” ~ Paul Simon Walking through Notre Dame, though crowded with people from all over the world, I felt as if … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Paris, Notre Dame, Inside

Notre Dame, the cathedral of the Archdiocese of Paris; construction began in 1163, everything else you can find in Wikipedia, so I won’t go there, but I did want to stress the age of this incredible church. As the Sunday … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ The Louvre

I struggled on which photo to use as the opener for this post about the Louvre; there are the outdoor buildings, the pyramid, the statues, the architecture, but this sculpture, The Winged Victory of Samothrace, has won my heart, and … 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 ~ Tapalpa, Mexico

Tapalpa, a town deemed one of the Pueblos Magicos by the Mexican Tourism Board (Magic Town), recognized as notable for their cultural and historical importance; akin to a UNESCO World Heritage site. The Sunday Traveler was in Guadalajara, Mexico last … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Guadalajara, Mexico

Guadalajara. A metropolitan city about 5 1/2 hours northwest of Mexico City. The Current population is listed at just about 4.5 million people, and that is the metro population only. The Sunday Traveler had not been back to Guadalajara for … Continue reading

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