visit to this fascinating region including Mexico City, Angangueo,
Santa Clara, Guanajuato,
Miguel de Allende, Pena
Bernal, Queretaro, Tula, Tepotzotlan
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wealth of culture and beauty, great food and weather, warm and friendly
people and a host of unexpected pleasures lie within easy reach
in Mexico. Our neighbors in Latin America are gracious and hospitable.
Their major attractions are easily accessible to us (and on the
same time zone!).
better getaway than to lose ourselves in the timeless rhythms of
the Latin beat. The attractions are many: major cultural and archeological
sites, charming colonial cities, native art and handicrafts, natural
beauties of all types from a myriad of flowers and butterflies,
to lakes and deserts, and rivers and mountains. We partake of
exquisite food fit for an Aztec king, a city sophisticate, a local
beauty, and a welcome guest – you!
Winter behind and join me and our neighbors to the south as we follow
in the footsteps of the Conquistadors to explore the rich tapestry
that is Colonial Mexico.
City for one night in courtyard view rooms at the deluxe Four
Seasons Hotel on the Paseo de la Reforma.
full day of sightseeing begins with a drive to Angangueo,
home to millions of monarch butterflies. After lunch we continue
on to Morelia for a two night stay at the Hotel
Villa Montana. The next morning we drive to
Patzcuaro and see the "house of eleven patios".
After lunch in a typical restaurant we take a boat ride to Janitzio
to see the monumental statue of Don Jose Maria Morelos y Pavon with
its great view. We continue on to Santa Clara del
Cobre and the copper-working studios, returning in the
late afternoon to Morelia.
morning we spend visiting the city of Morelia itself, the aristocrat
of Colonial Cities. This afternoon we drive on to Guanajuato
for a two night stay at the hotel Posada
Sante Fe. Our explorations on foot of this
unusual city the next morning include the market, theater, university
and cathedral, all evidence of the wealth once derived from the
silver mines. The next day we continue on to Dolores Hidalgo,
important for it's role in the movement for Mexican Independence.
Later we drive to San Miguel de Allende where we
will spend two nights at the Casa
de Sierra Nevada.
this quintessential colonial town the next morning, followed by
lunch and an afternoon at leisure. This evening we enjoy cocktails
in a local home and dinner at a lively reataurant.
The next morning
we depart for Pena de Bernal, a charming village
vividly restored. We continue on to Queretaro
for two nights at the Hotel Dona Urraca with dinner on the terrace
of the hotel. The next day brings a full day of sightseeing
including the museum, along with beautifully renovated mansions,
fountains and churches. This afternoon shopping awaits before
our farewell dinner.
Mexico City the next day we visit Tula, the capital
of the ancient Toltec civilization, then Tepotzotlan
to see its lovely church and monastery. After lunch we end
our drive in Mexico City for one night at the Four Seasons.
Dinner this evening at a lively Cuban restaurant.
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