Saturday 9 December 2017

Camino Real de Tierra Adentro

The "Camino Real de Tierra Adentro", also known as the Silver Route, consists of 55 sites and five existing World Heritage sites  and includes historic cities, towns, bridges, haciendas and other monuments along the 1,400km route between the Historic Center of Mexico City and the town of Valle de AllendeChihuahua. I have four of the five existing World Heritage sites and only two of the other 55.

Historic Center of Mexico City
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The Centro Histórico de la Ciudad de México (English: Historic Centre of Mexico City) is the central neighborhood in Mexico CityMexico, focused on Zócalo or main plaza. - in: wikipedia

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Querétaro City is the capital and largest city of the state of Querétaro, located in central Mexico. - in: wikipedia

San Miguel de Allende
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San Miguel de Allende is a city and municipality located in the far eastern part of the state of Guanajuato in central Mexico.
The main attraction of the town is its well-preserved historic center, filled with buildings from the 17th and 18th centuries. - in: wikipedia

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Guanajuato is a city and municipality in central Mexico and the capital of the state of the same name. It is in a narrow valley, which makes its streets narrow and winding. - in: wikipedia

Historic Center of Lagos de Moreno and Bridge
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Lagos de Moreno is a city and its surrounding municipal area of the same name, located in the extreme northeastern part of the state of Jalisco in Mexico.
The city's modern history started on 31 March 1563, when it was founded as Villa de Santa María de los Lagos, by Captain Don Hernando Martel and around 100 colonist families. - in: wikipedia

Chapel of San Antonio of the former Hacienda of Juana Guerra
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Ten minutes driving from Nombre de Dios Valley you can visit the 1586’s ExHacienda Juana Guerra’s Chapel of San Antonio de Padua, which belongs to Camino Real de Tierra Adentro, named World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
The main house and the mill still survive from the cattle ranch. In its good times, provisions were bought here and people who traveled along the Camino Real Tierra Adentro were sheltered. - in:

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