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Great lousat 2011-10-06 15:46

Ciao Donato,non so se hai piantato o meno il cavalletto in mezzo al passaggio,ma la foto e' davvero sensazionale quanto a nitidezza e dettagli,e in questi luoghi non e' mai facile,molto bello l'effetto interminabile della prospettiva.Complimenti e buon Venerdi',Luciano

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Old 10-05-2011, 02:53 AM
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Default To stevesaba: San Miguel

1969? Very nice. So you must have beat the hordes of tourists like me and my wife in discovering the place, eh? It's a great place, influx of Americans/Canadians or no.

We actually found San Miguel to be more reasonable than we expected--we stayed there for under $100/night in a very nice boutique hotel 5 minutes' walk from the center of town, and we ate to our stomach's content for just over $30. It wasn't bad at all--though I suppose more expensive than 40 years ago. But it was about the same as Guanajuato.

Good to hear from you. Take care.

Clark
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Old 10-07-2011, 07:31 AM
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Thanks for the message Clark! You know, as I recall I think it was my Mom that reccomended I go to San Miguel. I was only 19 when I headed out to visit Mexico, and spent about 3 months travelling throughout the country. Funny thing is I am pretty sure I didn't spend more than about 400 dollars....I know that is hard to believe. I remember staying in hotels that were somewhere in the range of $2-$4 dollars....old, but clean. As I am sure you know, San Miguel was even back then known as more of an "Artist's" colony than an actual tourist stop. But many of these artists were in fact expats from America and Canada. Good to hear it isn't too crazy price-wise now. I actually had quite a longer stay with my sister who was living there in 1981 and then in 1993 I was with my music partner and his family and we ended up playing music in two different venues.....sort of like the Mexicans, playing table to table, but singing mostly in English of course...sigh. You know, one thing that really stands out for me after all these years is the amazingly beautiful architecture and the lovely ambience of both San Miguel and Guanajuato! Keep up the great work, Clark, cheers,
Steve

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