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University of Guanajuato steps

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Universidad de Guanajuato

I call this photo “Baby Steps”.

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El Gallo Pitagorico (Guanajuato, Mexico Italian restaurant)

El Pipila

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Guanajuato, Mexico

On a third or fourth visit to a city, you need to do something different to experience the place with fresh eyes. Such was the case on the morning I went for a random walk away from Guanajuato’s town center and took today’s photo. I ended up in a residential neighborhood up in the hills. This is not the typical view of El Pipila, usually photographed from the statue’s base or from the part of town near Teatro Juarez. I’ll show you the more common photo of El Pipila in a future entry.

Teatro Juarez (Guanajuato, Mexico)


The Juarez Theater in Guanajuato is beautiful on the outside, day or night. Even though I have been to Guanajuato four times now, this last trip was the first time I entered the theater. The inside is stunning as well. Events held inside are usually cheap or free so be sure to check out the interior too if you ever visit Guanajuato.

Skeleton graffiti

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Guanajuato tunnel graffiti of a skeleton

There seems to be more “Day of the Dead” type graffiti, souvenirs, etc. in Guanajuato than other parts of Mexico. Perhaps it is because of the mummies. In any event, graffiti of this nature in a dark tunnel provides extra impact.

Guanajuato’s most famous viewpoint

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Six-photo photomerged panorama from El Pipila in Guanajuato, Mexico

The view from El Pipila is always excellent, but when the sun is about to go down and two days of heavy storms have just concluded things can go from excellent to outstanding.

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