This exploration of La Puerta del Camino Real, or Mexico's Silver Road, began and ended in Zihuatanejo. We stayed in Guanajuato City, Zacatecas City, Real de Catorce, San Luis Potosi, Mineral de Pozos and Morelia. The content of this tour included the indigenous roots of what later became a intercontinental trade route that connected the world, first through the Port of Veracruz, and later through the Port of Acapulco, with all routes intersecting in Mexico City. Our new tour for March 2023 begins in Mexico City, with a flight home from Zacatecas, to save from back-tracking. Please click here to learn more about this tour!
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DAY ELEVEN - Mineral de Pozos
We departed San Luis Potosi and made our way to the Pueblo Magico ghost town of Mineral de Pozos, via Cuna de Tierra Winery.
DAY TWELVE - Mineral de Pozos
Today, we visited Mina San Rafael, a maker of pre-Columbian instruments, a lavendar farm and the spa. Santa Brigida Ex-Hacienda and Mine is also an interesting site.