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San Miguel de Allende and the Heartland Travel Guide

San Miguel de Allende

You've heard that San Miguel de Allende is an artists' retreat, where the beauty of the surroundings, coupled with the inspired bent of those who seem to be drawn here, results in a proliferation of all things creative. There are literary readings, art shows, annual chamber music and jazz festivals, as well as yoga classes.

For travel novices, San Miguel can be a painless entry-level

experience, practically free from concerns about health, safety, culture clash, and language. But even newcomers to Mexico shouldn't make the mistake of spending their whole trip here.

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