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Back Streets and the horse you rode in on

November 23rd 2010
Getting to Real De Catorce is a bit of mucking about. We caught a bus from San Luis Potosi to Matahuala, then another bus to Catorce. This bus heads down the highway for a bit then turns left onto a 15 mile cobblestone road through the mountains. The whole time the driver was flirting and making eyes in the mirror at a couple of girls sitting behind us which made the trip a bit more interes ... read more
North America » Mexico » San Luis Potosí » Real de Catorce

Mexican Flag The site of advanced Amerindian civilizations, Mexico came under Spanish rule for three centuries before achieving independence early in the 19th century. A devaluation of the peso in late 1994 threw Mexico into economic turmoil, triggering the worst... ... read more
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