The second half of our second adventure to Mexico was spent in Guanajuato, Mexico. A brilliantly colored university town set in a valley, it was a quaint spot to relax, but really didn’t charm us as much as our first stop in Querétaro.
A couple of highlights: The view from our B&B’s balcony.
Dinner at Las Mercedes. A restaurant reviving Grandma’s traditional dishes with local, fresh produce. We especially liked the flourless corn cake with strawberry ice cream for dessert.
Exploring a still operating mine that opened in the 1500′s. As Andrew pointed out, the California Gold Rush happened in the late 1800′s, so they’ve been finding gold, silver, and copper south of the border for a long time. We’ve got the Spaniards greedy egos to thank for that.
Wandering around in the huerta of a former hacienda.
Getting soaked to the gills by a late night thunderstorm. Water cascaded down the steps up to our hotel like a waterfall. I walked through water so deep it covered my feet!