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Rob's Photo Blog — Guanajuato

El Charco Del Ingenio, San Miguel de Allende

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During our February 2015 trip to San Miguel de Allende we visited El Charco Del Ingenio, a renowned botanical gardens important for it's collection of endemic as well as rescued cacti. There are greenhouses which contain important specimens, outdoor collections in well managed garden beds, and of course a coffee shop, collectibles store and also a display of small cacti for sale in pots. Unfortunately it is illegal to take cacti out of Mexico and the penalties can be severe. So we just had to look. In addition there is a very large nature preserve riddled with hiking trails and...

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San Miguel de Allende

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We took a winter vacation early in the year (2015) in San Miguel de Allende. It is a popular travel destination and photographer destination; an enclave of expatriates. In some ways it is not Mexico. In a lot of ways it is Mexico. Be prepared for walking up and down hills with narrow sidewalks and cobblestones. Included here is a photograph of the most iconic building in San Miguel de Allende. It is La Parroquia de San Miguel Arcángel, known more simple as the Parroquia. Visit my website gallery San Miguel de Allende to see more images from this trip....

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