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Campeche

Sep 28, 2012 Author: Tourist | Filed under: Campeche

Bordering the state of Yucatan on the northeast, the state of Campeche’s history, culture, and nature come
together amid luxuriant vegetation, calm waters, and legendary stories, creating an enigmatic destination with fertile land and unparalleled ecological reserves.

San Francisco de Campeche’s history (the state capital) is etched on the remains of the wall used as protection from pirates in the 17th and 18th centuries when the port was still an important trading post. Located in the southern corner of the Gulf of Mexico, the capital safeguards its history with two fortresses, seven towers, and three batteries, representing the period’s military architecture.

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Chihuahua

Sep 28, 2012 Author: Tourist | Filed under: Chihuahua

Strolling the city of Chihuahua is a trip back in time. As the capital of Mexico’s largest state with the same name, it is very important economically and politically. Originally inhabited by the indigenous Concho peoples, today it proudly displays its beautiful churches and homes, a rich legacy of the colonial period.

Where is Chihuahua, Mexico? Chihuahua is located 230 miles from Ciudad Juarez, bordering El Paso, Texas. Surrounded by mountain ranges, the city of Chihuahua offers various outdoor activities including golfing, touring abandoned mines, exploring caves, and walking through forests in search of photo opportunities.

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Museums and Cultural Centers in Aguascalientes

Sep 28, 2012 Author: Tourist | Filed under: Aguascalientes

There are many good museums and cultural venues in Aguascalientes. One of the most memorable is the “Museo Nacional de la Muerte” (National Museum of Death) with a collection of about 2,000 objects related to this subject. It offers important examples of the work of engraver, lithographer, and illustrator José Guadalupe Posada.

The multicultural tour of Aguascalientes continues with the Aguascalientes City Museum, featuring temporary exhibitions by various artists. The Museum of Contemporary Art exhibits the sculptures and paintings of Gabriel Fernández Ledesma.

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Aguascalientes

Sep 28, 2012 Author: Tourist | Filed under: Aguascalientes

Aguascalientes, capital of the state with the same name, is located in North-Central Mexico. It is a cradle of Mexican traditions, culture, and folklore, as reflected in its churches, haciendas, handicrafts, and festivals.

Named after hot springs discovered by the conquistadors, the hot waters (aguas calientes) of these natural swimming pools range from 63˚ to 68° F and is one of the city’s main attractions. Four centuries after its founding, Aguascalientes remains a land of “clear water, clear skies, fertile land, and good people,” as stated in the motto on its coat of arms.

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Arts and Crafts in Ensenada

Sep 28, 2012 Author: Tourist | Filed under: Baja California

Arts & crafts in Ensenada, ranging from dolls to ceramic vessels, offer a variety of collectible products crafted by indigenous hands.

Kumeyaay, Paipai, and Kiliwa peoples make crafts such as clothing made of chaquira or glass beads, ceramic platters, fabric and wool yarn dolls, wooden furniture, and leather products.

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