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Our Most Holy Mother of Light, Leon, Guanajuato

Shoes. Shoes. And more shoes. That’s what youll find in León… in exuberant abundance. León, the fifth largest city in Mexico, is known as the shoe capital of the country. Not only do they have shoes, they have shoe malls. Devoted to selling nothing but shoes! Continue reading

Our Lady of the Patronage, Zacatecas, Zac.

THE CITY OF MARY

The Shrine of: El Patrocinio, Our Lady of The Patronage,

Zacatecas, Zac.

Zacatecas is one of those places that travel writers rave about. A mountainous city in north central Mexico, it’s a place of superlatives. Considered one of the finest of Mexico’s colonial cities, it was once the largest silver-producing city in the world and for three centuries was one of the country’s most prosperous areas—“disgorging fabulous wealth” from its mines. Continue reading