Morelia – cradle of Mexican Independence

A Roman Catholic priest and rebel leader born in the Mexican city of Valladolid, now Morelia, led the War of Independence against Spain. He also wrote his country’s first charter of democratic principles. Continue reading Morelia – cradle of Mexican Independence

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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