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Taxco, Tepeyac y Teotihuacán

Posted by Michael Orange on Tue, Dec 17, 2013 @ 10:29 AM

It has only been three days since arriving in México, and already, I have had the opportunity to see some of the most significant theological and archeological sites spread across this stunning country. On Saturday, the group spent the morning driving from the state Morelos to the state Guerrero, where we spent the entire day in the city of Taxco touring it's central plaza. Today, we spent the morning traveling from Morelos to Mexico City, where we visited the basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Afterwards, we traveled to Teotihuacán and spent the afternoon hiking through The Avenue of the Dead, The Pyramid of the Sun, and various other pyramids. 

Well, classes start bright and early tomorrow at 8am. Buenas noches and keep looking back at the blog for updates! Below are a few of the pictures I took:

Pura Vida,
Mickey Orange
SVC Class of 2016

Saturday December 14th, 2013:

A.) Taxco (Bird's-Eye View)

Taxco from the Air  Taxco and me

B.) Taxco (La Iglesia de Santa Prisca - The Cathedral of Santra Prisca)

Cathedral of Santra Prisca  Cathedral of Santra Prisca

Cathedral of Santra Prisca  Wedding at the Cathedral of Santra Prisca

*Later than afternoon, there happened to be a wedding ceremony taking place when I stopped back inside. I hurried to grab a quick photo before I got kicked out. 

Sunday December 15th, 2013:

A. Our Lady of Guadalupe Basilica 

(Where the Virgin Mary appeared to Juan Diego in 1531)

Our Lady of Guadalupe Basilica

B.) Teotihuacán Valley

Teotihuacán Valley

IMG 0391 Teotihuacan

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