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Guanajuato

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
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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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