A town of subjugation, exploitation and insurgence April 27th 2014 The first stop of my week-long trip outside of Guadalajara is the wonderful town of Guanajuato. Its history dates back to 1559, when it was founded after huge gold and silver deposits were found in the surrounding area. In the Mexican War of Independence in 1810, the town played an important role as the site of the first battle against Spanish troops, who barricaded themselves inside the public gr ... 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
Working hard to be a glass-half-full kinda guy.
"And if thy right eye offend thee, pluck it out, and cast it from thee" Matthew 5:29
"You don’t do that to no lady. You gonna get it now, fool." Mr. T
"Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist." George Carlin
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