Take a Photo Tour of Centro in Tequis

There are 10 neighborhoods in Tequisquiapan, Queretaro, that surround a central plaza in the downtown area. This area is known as Centro. There is a large plaza at it’s core, Miguel Hidalgo Plaza, where there stands the town’s principal church, Inglesia Santa Maria de la Asuncion. Surrounding the plaza is the Centro shopping and . . . read more

Life in Modern Tequisquiapan

Located in the Mexican Plateau on the southeast side of the Sierra Gorda, is the “Pueblo Majico” Tequisquiapan, Queretaro, or “Tequis” as known by the locals. An area of 344 square kilometers and nestled in a valley surrounded by mountain peaks, the land is relatively flat with rolling hills, and . . . read more

Back in Time with the Xajay Civilization

Imagine what it feels like to stand in the doorway of another time, to be standing in traffic lane of a major structure in a city built thousands of years ago, to feel the same rock under your feet . . read more

A Tour of Bernal and La Peña de Bernal

Twenty one miles north of Tequis, lies a small colonial village founded in 1642, called Villa de San Sebastian Bernal, or simply Bernal. Many of the original . . . read more

Dia de los Muertos in Tequis

Dia de los Muertos, for most Mexican families, is a very somber day of remembrance. It is the day they clean and repair the grave sites of their dead, and many families will spend the entire day at the cemetery, bringing food and sometimes music to the event. But several years ago, . . . read more

Escape to Tequis: For a day. For a year, Forever!

A Letter From Santa

A Letter From Santa
Hola Tequisquiapan! This is Santa Claus. As you know, I am preparing for my great...

New in Centro: El Tejaban de la Querencia

New in Centro:  El Tejaban de la Querencia
A walk around centro always ends in the discovery of some out of the way...

2019 4th Annual Festival de Papalotes

2019 4th Annual Festival de Papalotes
On a breezy warm day in January, we attended Tequisquiapan´s local kite festival, Festival de...

Long trip and the car breaks down……

Long trip and the car breaks down……
It’s been a long trip. You have just settled into your rental, and get in...

Dia de Los Muertos and the Golden Bridge

Dia de Los Muertos and the Golden Bridge
If you have seen the movie “Coco”, you probably know all about this holiday. It...

Dancers at the Dia de Los Muertos Fest in Tequis

Dancers at the Dia de Los Muertos Fest in Tequis
I never get enough of seeing the regional dancers, and this group covers most of...

“La Ala”: Tequis New Wings Restaurant

“La Ala”: Tequis New Wings Restaurant
  We have a brand new wing restaurant opening in Tequis, on Saturday, December 7....

A Tour of Bernal and La Peña de Bernal

A Tour of Bernal and La Peña de Bernal
Twenty one miles north of Tequis, lies a small colonial village founded in 1642, called...

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