Guadalajara, Jaslisco, Mexico

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January 29th 2010
Published: March 29th 2010
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We moved into our apartment at 1118 Juan Manuel on Friday the 29th. It's in Colonia Americana which is a great location within walking distance to Mercado Centenario, grocery stores, lavanderia, an organic bakery that sells home made veggie burgers and excellent Neveria's. and we're close to the bus stop. Our apartment is old and seems to have been abandoned for awhile but we are making the best o... Read Full Entry

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Instituto Cultural CabañasInstituto Cultural Cabañas
Instituto Cultural Cabañas

this building was constructed in 1801 to house an orphanage, the last orphan left in 1980 and it was converted into an art and history museum.
mercado libertadmercado libertad
mercado libertad

this was our favorite mercado to shop at, it was huge and had everything from food to shoes to black market video games to clothes and jewelry and craft and candy and the list goes on...
fresh vegetables all the timefresh vegetables all the time
fresh vegetables all the time

we loved walking to our local mercado and buying fresh vegetables, eggs and cheese from our favorite stalls.
tages and the gekkotages and the gekko
tages and the gekko

a gekko was running around crazy in our bedroom so tages finally captured it and set him free outside.
Hidalgo is considered the Father of the Nation of MexicoHidalgo is considered the Father of the Nation of Mexico
Hidalgo is considered the Father of the Nation of Mexico

In 1810 Hidalgo led a group of indigenous and mestizo peasants in a revolt against the dominant peninsulares under the banner of the Virgin of Guadalupe. After clashes with the criollos and Mexican townspeople the group disbanded. Hidalgo was captured on March 21 1811, and executed on 30 July. This statue is really cool because it depicts Hidalgo breaking the chains of servitude and the slave trade.
Las Palomas cafeLas Palomas cafe
Las Palomas cafe

delicious quesadillas!

26th April 2010

Hot Sauce!
Oh man... hot sauce. I LOVE hot sauce! I still can't believe you didn't buy that dinosaur mask. ;)
19th January 2011
dr caligari cafe

hi there, I too love this spot. My friend is about to embark on a Mexi adventure and I'd love to send her here to say hello to 'Redman'. Could you give me the actual street address? Thanks so much Scottish Andy

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