You can’t tell a book by its cover

The village church of Santiago Tupátaro in Mexico’s Michoacán State was built in 1775. Indian artists painted the entire wooden ceiling with scenes of the life and death of Christ and the Virgin Mary. A simple whitewashed building, standing on old wooden planks, conceals the richness and beauty within. Continue reading You can’t tell a book by its cover

Morelia – city of revolution and pink limestone

Morelia is the capital of the Mexican State of Michoacán. Founded in 1543 with the name Valladolid, it stands on land once ruled by the Tarascan kings. It is a city of pink limestone, elegant façades, fountains and plazas. And in contrast to the current media image of Mexico, it is a city of tranquil beauty. Continue reading Morelia – city of revolution and pink limestone