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How water defined Guanajuato, Mexico and Venice, Italy

How water defined Guanajuato, Mexico and Venice, Italy

We arrive in Guanajuato, Mexico on Federal highway 110 late at night under a heavy rain. Despite our road fatigue and slight disorientation at the town’s driving challenges posed by a maze of curvy, ever winding streets that take a quick dive underground and then later resurface, we embrace our destination instantaneously. In fact, we think we’ve arrived in Europe. Make that Italy. Correction: Venice. Canals are to Venice as tunnels are to Guanajuato. Both municipalities … Read entire article »

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Offbeat road & rail weekend on SoCal Amtrak awaits adventurous Las Vegans

Offbeat road & rail weekend on SoCal Amtrak awaits adventurous Las Vegans

Adventurous Las Vegans will want to take advantage of an offbeat, quick but memorable road & rail weekend aboard Amtrak California’s Coast Starlight and Pacific Surfliner passenger trains. You’ll have to leave the Las Vegas Valley early but I-15 will most likely be void of traffic as you zip through the Mojave Desert on an early Saturday morning toward Union Station in downtown Los Angeles. To be sure, this road & rail weekend is not necessarily … Read entire article »

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