Guanajuato April 13th 2009 I met up with Dad and Jann at their hotel and joined them for breakfast. I ordered chilequiles, which are fried tortilla bits soaked in sauce and baked with cheese.
We went on a walk then went up the one of the silver mines, la mina Valenciana. Guanajuato grew into an important silver mining center in the 1700's and still has working mines. The Valenciana was the first mine to open, discovered i ... read more
North America » Mexico » Guanajuato » Guanajuato 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
Experiencing new places has and will continue shaped who I am. I love to discover how other people live and incorporate what I can into the amalgamation of cultures I live in. I've moved around quite a bit throughout my life and will probably continue to do so for a while. I'm especially trying to find out about local history and culture through food and drink. Enjoy and learn from my stories, and send me some feedback!
(You probably can't make out the words in my profile photo, but I'm standing with one foot on each side of the US-Mexico border here... apparently I have a lot of these ph... full info