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The Sunday Traveler~San Jesus del Monte, Mexico

This. This is what makes the Sunday Traveler’s heart skip a beat. The little towns in Mexico, the streets festooned with papel picado (the cut out papers/flags) strung across the streets for any and all occasions. A quick morning visit … 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 ~ Notre Dame de Paris

The bells were all ringing when we arrived on a cold and rainy December morning. An incredibly rich and emotional moment with this greeting; to approach the church, to hear and see this grand cathedral in this way was more … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Saint Germain des Pres Church, Paris

Saint Germain des Pres Church, located in the village of the same name developed 15 centuries ago, built “in the shadow of its influential abbey” per travelfranceonline.com that provides a fascinating history of the abbey and church that I’ll let … 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 ~ 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 ~ Father Damien’s Churches on Molokai

Father Damien, now Saint Damien, built two churches on the island of Molokai before going to the peninsula of Kalaupapa to minister to the settlement of ┬áleprosy patients; he was a carpenter. The Sunday Traveler set out from her rented … 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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