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Taxco de Alarcón

December 2, 2017  —  Mexico
Taxco de Alarcón - Guerrero - Mexico

Taxco became rich from numerous silver deposits exploited during nearly 400 years and still harbour a rich colonial heritage. Nowadays, these deposits are depleted and the town now thrives on tourism.

For me, the most interesting aspect of Taxco was the maze of narrow streets built on the mountain side. In those streets, numerous Volkswagen Beetle taxi operated day long...

Taxco de Alarcón - Guerrero - Mexico
The first sight of Taxco is magnificent.
Taxco de Alarcón - Guerrero - Mexico
Taxco de Alarcón - Guerrero - Mexico
Taxco de Alarcón - Guerrero - Mexico
Taxco de Alarcón - Guerrero - Mexico
Taxco de Alarcón - Guerrero - Mexico
Templo de Santa Prisca, build between 1751 and 1758.
Taxco de Alarcón - Guerrero - Mexico
Taxco de Alarcón - Guerrero - Mexico
Taxco de Alarcón - Guerrero - Mexico
Taxco de Alarcón - Guerrero - Mexico
Taxco de Alarcón - Guerrero - Mexico
Taxco de Alarcón - Guerrero - Mexico
Taxco de Alarcón - Guerrero - Mexico
There are dozens of these Volkswagen all around town.
Taxco de Alarcón - Guerrero - Mexico
Taxco de Alarcón - Guerrero - Mexico
Taxco de Alarcón - Guerrero - Mexico
Taxco de Alarcón - Guerrero - Mexico
Taxco de Alarcón - Guerrero - Mexico
The small Beetle is perfect for the narrow streets of Taxco.
Taxco de Alarcón - Guerrero - Mexico
Taxco de Alarcón - Guerrero - Mexico
Taxco de Alarcón - Guerrero - Mexico
Taxco de Alarcón - Guerrero - Mexico
Mural made of thousands of small coloured rocks.