Tag Archives: Mexico

The Sunday Traveler~Callejon del Romance, Morelia

A pedestrian passageway, the Callejon del Romance, was on the menu for a day it was decided to just stay right in Morelia instead of the little day trips we had been taking out of the city. Morelia has enough … Continue reading

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Monday Photo Minimalism~The Art of Mexico

A trompe l’oeil? No, an actual arch in an old church in Morelia, Mexico; though it should be a painting. Was it an old confessional? Unknown mysteries. Beautiful Mexican art. Templo de Las Rosas.

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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~Lunch at Hacienda Ucazanaztacua

The Sunday Traveler traveled down the road from Tzintzuntzan with her intrepid travel guides, the cousins who know where all the little hidden away jewels are. I was told we would go to this little place for our late lunch … 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 3, The Museum

The Museum of the Old Franciscan Convent of Santa Ana in Tzintzuntzan is found on the grounds next to the two churches that were showcased in parts one and two of this series. This, my fellow travelers, was the highlight … Continue reading

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Monday Photo Minimalism ~ The Holy Water Font

¬†Sometimes all it takes is a splash of vivid color and a simple setting to help one see the beauty. Found in the church in the little town of San Jesus del Monte, Mexico, founded in 1525. It is unclear … 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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Monday Photo Minimalism~Mexican Minimalism, 2

In the convent museum Franciscano in Tzintzuntzan, Mexico. The museum is watched over by the people of the town. I don’t know if they arranged the pieces, but if so, there is a wonderful artist amongst them.

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Tzintzuntzan, Part 1

Tzintzuntzan, one of the Pueblos Magicos (magical towns) of Michoacan (a state in Mexico). The Sunday Traveler has been in love with this little town from first hearing its name. It had been put near the top of the personal … Continue reading

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