My Trip to Guanajuato Mexico

P1010048 On a recent trip to Mexico my wife decided she wanted to take me somewhere special to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary. She had been to this beautiful town when she was a girl and wanted to share this magical place with me. I can honestly say that I was mesmorized after entering the town and enjoyed every moment I was there.

Guanajuato was founded by the spaniards in the early 16th century and soon became one of the largest silver mining towns in the world. The very first thing I noticed was the architecture and environment. Although I have never been to Europe, the town had a very European feeling to it from an architectural standpoint. They have done a great job of preserving as much of the old world feeling the town has by limiting the changes allowed to the environment. This includes not adding streetlights and allowing traffic to portions of the downtown area as well as limiting fast food and other commercial chains to setup shop (although a Domino’s Pizza has snuck in somehow).

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11 pictures worth a million words

01 Alex was in his first baseball tournament this weekend
This was his first at bat in his first game
He tipped the ball and was hit in the face
He started to cry
The coach approached him to soothe and encourage
I had to hold back Esther from wanting to do the same
He hung in there and got a single
This moment is now etched in memory forever

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