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Discover The Spell of San Miguel

Find Southern charm in this Mexican mountain city
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San Miguel, Mexico, seen from the Luna Rooftop Tapas Bar.

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Fiesta flags wave above a side street.

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A guitar serenade in the main square.

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Doña Beatriz and an assistant harvest agave nectar.

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Tuna tacos at the Restaurant.

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Bougainvillea climbs the wall of a private residence.

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Annie Coleman models one of her family’s serapes from Recreo.

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The pool at Casa Acanto.

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Carved wooden doors line the historic streets.

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Humberto Fossi, Azucena Cabrera, and Griffin Klement of Vía Orgánica.

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Cocktails at the Restaurant.

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A cappuccino at Lavanda Café.

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A look inside home goods shop Sollano16.

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The bacon-and-egg cazuela at Lavanda.

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Daniela cradles a kitten in Lagunila, just outside San Miguel.

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The creative cocktails at Luna Rooftop Tapas Bar come with rooftop views.

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The spires of la Parroquia dominate the San Miguel skyline.

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Casa Acanto’s comfortably appointed loggia.

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California native chef Donnie Masterton helms the kitchen at the Restaurant.

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Cobblestoned streets and high walls in bright hues are typical in historic San Miguel.

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The streets of San Miguel.

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Vía Orgánica, a nonprofit organization which operates a farm outside San Miguel and a retail store, restaurant, and training center in town.

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The courtyard at Lavanda Cafe.

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Inside Lavanda Cafe.

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Bougainvillea.

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A courtyard table at Recreo San Miguel.

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A colorful home.

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