Mexico (2002-2014)

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For photos of previous trips to Mexico (1967 and 1971) click here.

See also Ascent of Pico de Orizaba for another set of photos (2008).

 

Guanajuato: Cathedral and university.

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Guanajuato: Other views.

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Guanajuato: Calle Potrero, during the day and at night.

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Guanajuato: View of the statue of El Pipila, Guanajuato′s hero, from el Jardin de la Union, with Templo de San Diego in the forefront.

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Guanajuato: Templos San Francisco (left) and la Valenciana (right).

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Guanajuato: Romantic dancing on Plaza San Fernando.

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San Miguel de Allende: Cathedral.

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San Miguel de Allende: Balloon vendors on Plaza de Armas.

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San Miguel de Allende: Back street and dangerous access ramp.

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Zacatecas: General view.

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Zacatecas: Collection of masks.

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Guadalajara: Religious figurines for sale in a market.

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Guadalajara: Other figurines in the same market.

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Guadalajara: Street food.

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Ciudad Guzman (Jalisco): Sagrado Corazon church.

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Ciudad Guzman (Jalisco): Plaza and arcades.

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Ciudad Guzman (Jalisco): Countryside between Ciudad Guzman and Volcan Nevado de Colima.

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Volcan de Fuego (Colima): View from Volcan Nevado de Colima (4240m). Volcan de Fuego (3820m) is one of Mexico′s most active volcanoes. Both volcanoes are close to Ciudad Guzman.

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Patzcuaro (Michoacan): A beautiful colonial city with cobbled streets, tiled roofs, white-brown buildings, and old churches.

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Patzcuaro (Michoacan): Men relaxing on Plaza Grande.

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Patzcuaro (Michoacan): Religious procession.

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Patzcuaro (Michoacan): In a nearby village.

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Morelia: Cathedral.

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Morelia: Templo de San Jose (left) and balloon vendor (right).

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Merida (Yucatan): Casa de Montejo (left) and Iglesia de la Tercera Order (also called Iglesia de Jesus) with a statue of General Manuel Cepeda Peraza (a native of Merida).

 

Izamal (Yucatan): Convent of San Antonio de Padua.

 

Oaxaca: Church of Santo Domingo.

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Oaxaca: Colorful dyes.

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Oaxaca: Monte Alban.

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Oaxaca: Mineral springs of Hierve El Agua.

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Zipolite (State of Oaxaca): The beach is beautiful, but for good reasons Zipolite means Playa de Muertos in Zapotec language.

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Zipolite (State of Oaxaca): Sunset on the beach.

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Playa Ventanilla (State of Oaxaca): Crocodile in the lagoon (estuary of the Tonameca River).

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San Cristobal de Las Casas: Street scenes.

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San Cristobal de Las Casas: Church of Santa Lucia.

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Tonina (Chiapas): Maya ceremonial center and statues.

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Sumidero Canyon (Chiapas).

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Sumidero Canyon (Chiapas): Crocodile sunbathing on a small beach.

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Chiapa de Corzo (Chiapas): Street vendor of raspados (shaved ice with fruit syrup).

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Chiapa de Corzo (Chiapas): Parachicos (boys and men impersonating conquistadors by wearing blond wigs and masks with light skin and facial hair) during the Fiesta de Enero on January 4-21. For more information on this tradition see here.

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Chiapa de Corzo (Chiapas): Young women in traditional chiapaneca dress during the Fiesta de Enero.

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