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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
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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