Last Updated on March 12, 2022 by Jim Ferri
Mexico’s San Miguel de Allende is a beautiful Colonial city north of the capital. It’s a fascinating place and a magnet for many travelers and expats, as we saw when we were driving in Mexico. Better yet, it’s only a three-hour drive northwest of Mexico City.
One Saturday morning, I went out for a walk there. I slipped out of my Posada onto the quiet street, and in the beautiful morning light began wandering about. My purpose was to find out why so many people rave about this colonial hill town that’s
I soon saw that San Miguel de Allende is one of those proverbial sleepy little Mexican towns. Quickly I realized that it hadn’t quite come awake yet. There was no one on any street except one restaurant owner out sweeping his entrance.
Subsequently, I walked over to San Miguel’s little town square with its little manicured park, shops and the parish church, which has become a symbol of the city.
Undeniably, I love little town squares no matter where they are in the world. Additionally, I love the color of these little towns. Naturally, as I roamed about the changing morning light began its dance on the multi-colored walls of buildings. I watched it all around me, and slowly began to be seduced by it. (Click Photo)