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The flowers’ meaning in Mexican culture

Mexico's most popular flowers Mexico is one of the countries in the world with more biodiversity and an innumerable variety of plants and flowers. That diversity of vegetation is reflected in Mexican culture. Since pre-Columbian times, native plants and flowers have been used for ritual and ornamental purposes. The flowers were also used to make dyes, drinks, crafts, fabrics, sculptures, ...
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Legend of the Lane of the Kiss in Guanajuato

The urban legends of Guanajuato One of Guanajuato’s most famous street is the Callejón del Beso or Kissing Lane, so named as it is narrow enough to allow a loving couple to kiss from windows on opposite sides. El Callejon Del Beso (The Lane of the Kiss) This is a sad love story about Carmen and Luis, two young people ...
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Guanajuato Tunnels

The Guanajuato tunnels are a series of wide channels that extended under the city and help divert traffic away from the city center. These tunnels were not primarily constructed for traffic, but as a diversion for the “Rio Guanajuato” (Guanajuato River) to prevent flooding to the early mining town. The tunnels are a unique sight of Guanajuato, with decorative entrances ...
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Exploring Guanajuato City

Visit and Explore Guanajuato City Guanajuato is a colonial city in the mountains of central Mexico was once a silver mining town and although it’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Despite its beauty, it’s not perfectly restored. Its colors, graceful churches, shady plazas, and lively atmosphere. Guanajuato is a compact, walkable city. Guanajuato has been called the most beautiful city ...
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Jose Cuervo Express Train

Would you like to travel in luxury like in Porfiriato times and get to know the oldest tequila distillery in America? The best option is to take the José Cuervo Express, whose final destination is the Magic Town of Tequila, Jalisco. The José Cuervo Express is one of the only old-style trains you will find in Mexico, so even if ...
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Tequila route

Tequila ranks first among the products that foreigners consume most when they visit Mexico. However, to experience the magical world that surrounds this emblematic drink, there is nothing better than taking at least one day to visit the Tequila Route, a tourist concept that encompasses history, traditions and culture. Legally, only five of the thirty-one states in Mexico can produce ...
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Basilica of Our Lady of Zapopan

The Basilica of Our Lady of Zapopan ("Basílica de Nuestra Señora de Zapopan") and the abbey of Our Lady of Expectation of Zapopan are a 17th-century Franciscan sanctuary built in downtown Zapopan, in the state of Jalisco, México. It is one of the most visited sanctuaries in Western Mexico, and it preserves a wooden Virgin that is considered a valuable ...
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What to do in Cancun and around

Cancun is one of the world’s most popular travel destinations. Surrounded by the breathtaking turquoise crystal-clear waters of the Caribbean Sea and soft white coral sandy beaches, Cancun will make your vacation the best and unforgettable. Just offshore of Cancun there is a vast portion of the famous Mesoamerican Barrier Reef and this makes Cancun an excellent base for diving ...
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The best places in Mexico to live as expat

Where do most expats live in Mexico? Expats select Mexico to live in thanks to its easy-going culture, leisure options, amazing tourist destinations, delicious gastronomy and friendly population. Of course, much depends on what you’re looking for. There are places in Mexico where you can chose places with no other foreigners and live inmmerse yourself into local traditions and lifestyle ...
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Climate of Mexico

The climate of Mexico is highly varied. Land that is north of the twenty-fourth parallel experiences lower temperatures during the winter months. South of the twenty-fourth parallel, temperatures are fairly constant year-round and vary solely as a function of elevation. The north of the country generally receives less precipitation than the south. Areas south of the twentieth-fourth parallel with elevations ...
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