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Mexico 2018 part IV - Central Mexico 16th century church

16th century church in Ciudad Hidalgo
Mexico 2018 part IV - Central Mexico

December 28th 2018
A Tour of Central Mexico After we visited the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve we made a little tour of central Mexico. There are literally hundreds of places worth going to in Mexico. For obvious reasons we could only squeeze in a handful of those at best. Here comes a quick summary of where we went and what we saw there. Santiago de Queretaro - [url=https://en. ... read more
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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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8th April 2019

Central Mexico
An interesting collection of architecture that included many surprises. The aqueduct and in particular this 16th C church that while not appearing to be lavish has survived the centuries. I wonder why.
9th April 2019

Possibly the adjacent monastery has helped
I can't answer that but a wild guess is that the monastery, which is just next door, can have been a helping factor. Whatever the reason is it is good that we today can still visit it. /Ake

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