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What happened when I lost my camera

  I had heard about Guadalajara’s market—the Mercado San Juan de Dios. It was huge–the second biggest market in Mexico, which is a country of markets. You can find anything there at bargain prices. As it turned out, not only was my hotel right above the Plaza de los Mariachis, but it was also just […]

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Tequila, mariachis, charros–the cultural trifecta of Jalisco

  In the Mexican state of Jalisco, three important strands of Mexican culture converge–the charro (cowboy) culture, the tequila-making tradition, and mariachi music–and you can hardly pry one from the other. I ask you, what could be sweeter than listening to the stirring and poignant strains of the mariachis while sipping tequila reposado with lime […]

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