To Puebla and Surrounding Area August 4th 2010 Saturday, July 31, 2010
On Saturday we got up early to start the day at 8am on a bus to see Puebla and many of the stunning churches in the surrounding area. Puebla is a large, colonial-style town that I could easily live in. It has a large modern area, along with its more historic part. I like the fact that it's flat as well, and easy to get around in. All the churches we saw were extremely or ... read more
North America » Mexico 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
2010- I'm visiting Cuernavaca, Mexico, for six weeks with the "Partners in Education 2010 Fulbright-Hays Groups Abroad" program. Thanks to Dr. Colleen Ebacher and Dr. Ronn Pineo from Towson University, Towson, MD, USA, 16 teachers will be experiencing and learning about Mexican social, economic, and cultural issues. We have a very busy schedule, listening to many lectures, often going until 8 at night. And over the six-week period we will be visiting dozens of historical sites throughout the area. Cuernavaca is called "The City of Eternal Spring."
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