Guanajuato was founded in 1548 around the silver mines in the area and has a river run through the town causing it to have several underground streets and tunnels that wind their way underneath the town and can be very confusing if you were riding. There are only 2 directions in Guanajuato as we were told – Up & Down. We were fortunate to be staying with Kay who gave us fantastic directions to her place which avoided the downtown core. Kay was kind enough to arrange secure bike parking for us at a friends place; thus giving us the opportunity to park the bikes for a few days and explore the town on foot. Ang. visited the Museo de las Momias (Mummy Museum) but didn’t think too much of it and wasn’t allowed to take any pictures inside.
Carol-Lee was the HR Director at the Elmwood Spa in Toronto where Ang. and I worked and met, now almost 9 years ago. She has been incredible and has been so generous with us being with her as we waited for the package of parts to arrive. Being at her place was taking a holiday from our holiday as we did nothing but relax and had the opportunity to meet some of her close friends and take in some of the sights of the area. On our first evening in Chapala, we went out for dinner only to realize that there was a fiesta, parade and fair going on. It was a Sunday evening and families were out enjoying the music and fair.
|Carol-Lee, Collette, John & Mike|
New pictures added to the Mexico album.