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One hour drive from San Miguel de Allende......visit what used to be a home to see a whole in the ground that used to be a silver mine. This is a tour that could easily be missed. It was interesting to learn of the history...More
My friend and I did NOT want to visit this small town as the reviews just didn't seem that intriguing. The mines were interesting but the town was enchanting. The shops where the dolls are made is a must see and the shops where the...More
We very much enjoyed our two day (one night) visit to Pozos. Went on a Wednesday and only about half of the attractions were open (more on weekends, we believe), but liked the solitude and lack of crowds.
The desert scenery is really very beautiful in this area and throw in the ruins and history of the five Lords' mines and you have a really interesting place to visit. Great country for photographs. And after you have explored above the ground you can...More
Sprinkled over a fairly wide area accessed by some iffy roads (don't go during or after a heavy rain), this entire area is a fascinating microcosm of Mexican history from colonial times (Santa Brigida) to the 1900's. Some of the main sights are only open...More
An embarrassing tail of our trip from SMA to Pozos that may help you plan your visit.
The Trip From Hell:
We chose a taxi from the driver of cab 191 when he gave us a ride back to SMA from the botanical garden on...More
We stayed in a lovely home we found on VRBO and were very comfortable. The town is small and starting to develop more of an arts community. We loved hiking in the countryside and visiting the sites of old mines. The remains of the stone...More
The place could be very cool, but unfortunately we used Cesar Nistal Gonzalez as our guide based on earlier TA reviews. He's a very nice man and a very good driver, but he is a driver, not a guide. We asked him if we'd miss...More
Mineral de Pozos as this town is named is located like two hours away from Guanajuato City and hour away from San Miguel de Allende. It was founded in the XVI Century and until the early XX Century its surrounding mines provided important amounts of...More