City of Frogs: Guanajuato

…meditando sobre Guanajuato The name Guanajuato comes from the Purepecha language. Some say it means, “hill of frogs,” contending that in the Purepecha culture, the frog is the god of wisdom. Others believe it means, “place of monstrous frogs,” referring to the rock formations that ring the town. The city has embraced its amphibious “mascota.”…

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Guanajuato’s Panoramica

Subimos hasta la Panoramica y miramos abajo en la cuidad….. Above its network of roads, alleys, and tunnels rings Guanajuato’s high road, La Panoramica. It seems most alleys that climb steeply skyward eventually come out on the Panoramica. The Panoramica affords amazing views of the city and takes you to historical sites above the city.…

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Paseo de San Renovato

Habia varios murales ceramicos historical……. Our casita in Guanajuato is in the Paseo de la Presa neighborhood. Literally this means, “walk of the dam.” Just up the street from us is el Palacio del Gobierno, the Governor’s Palace. As you walk up this street toward the dams, you will see several graceful government buildings from…

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