Category Archives: Colonial cities

Notes about cities and buildings of the colonial times

Live love at Bacalar

Fall in love with the beauty of this Quintana Roo location where the “sky arises” From Turismo Bacalar Those who have been to Bacalar assure to have fallen in love at first sight with this small Quintana Roo destination located … Continue reading

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Merida-Matronly Madame of the Yucatan

By Jeanine Lee Kitchel: As a longtime resident of the Riviera Maya it’s easy to be lulled into thinking that Mexico is a mirror-image of its well-heeled neighbor to the north. Just take a look at Cancun’s elegant high-rise hotels, … Continue reading

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San Juan de Ulua

From Wikipedia: San Juan de Ulúa, also known as Castle of San Juan de Ulúa is a large complex of fortresses, prisons and one former palace on an island overlooking the seaport of Veracruz, Mexico. History It was built in … Continue reading

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Restoration of San Juan de Ulua

The 9th Encounter for Revitalization of Historical Centers was inaugurated with the presence of Pedro Martinez Avial, representative of the Spanish Embassy in Mexico; Paloma Ibanez Villalobos, dean of Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana Campus Azcapotzalco, Fernando Peon Escalante, general director of Fomento Social Banamex, and Salvador Aceves, advisor for the INAH General Direction Continue reading

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