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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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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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