Daily Archives: June 24, 2011

Happy 480th Birthday San Juan del Rio!

from Wiki: The city was founded on the Feast of Saint John the Baptist June 24, 1531 by Fernado de Tapia, an Otomí chieftain that converted to Catholicism and dropped his Native name Conín. San Juan was one of the first Spanish settlements outside the Valley of Mexico and thus … Continue reading

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Loom Weaving in Bernal (A Dying Art)

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A Really Nice Day

Beth and I left the boys at home and taking our Texan guests to La Peña de Bernal, a famous monolith (otherwise known as a very large rock), that is located about an hour from here as the car drives. … Continue reading

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