San Miguel de Allende ask tourists for proof of reservation before being allowed to enter

If you do not present your reservation in the road filters, you will have to return to your destination. In addition to passing through road filters to enter San Miguel de Allende, visitors must have a hotel or restaurant reservation to visit this World Heritage city. At the entrances to the city, visitors will find the sanitary filters where More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, August 1st, 2020
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UNAM Campus will be built in San Miguel de Allende

The Ministry of Infrastructure, Connectivity, and Mobility (SICOM), invited construction companies to participate in the national public tender to execute the first stage contemplated in the Master Plan for the More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, July 30th, 2020
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SMA Ranks among Mexico’s Top Destinations at TripAdvisor’s 18th Annual Travelers’ Choice® Awards

The city of San Miguel de Allende, in Mexico’s Guanajuato state, has been included in this year’s Best of the Best Popular Destinations — Mexico category at this year’s Tripadvisor® 18th More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, July 29th, 2020
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Waiters are being trained in SMA for the “New Normal”

In the course, they will learn about sanitation and hygiene of tables, utensils, workspaces, and hygiene measures for staff, among others. A total of 390 casual workers in San Miguel de Allende have enrolled More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, July 21st, 2020
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Two tourists arrested in San Miguel de Allende for not wearing a face mask

Mexico continues to register high levels of new coronavirus cases, as the Health Department reports 5,172 new confirmed infections, bring the country’s total to almost 350,000. Confirmed daily death reports More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, July 17th, 2020
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San Miguel de Allende Reopens for Tourism

San Miguel de Allende, which received the World Travel & Tourism Council’s Safe Travels endorsement earlier this month, began welcoming visitors back on July 15. The reopening follows hotels, More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, July 15th, 2020
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Death Days of Summer

The hottest forty days of summer have begun and will continue for a few more weeks noted for the extreme heat and sudden increase in San Miguel de Allende’s deaths due to pneumonia (called More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, July 10th, 2020
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Mexico’s Flower Girls

When flower crowns first appeared for sale in the Jardin a few years back I thought it was a ridiculous idea.  For years they had been used during burials to disguise the smell of death.  Who wants that More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, July 10th, 2020
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Time After Time

“The bells, the bells!” screeched Quasimodo and many a visitor not accustomed to their nocturnal clanging.  Even in daylight hours their chimes can be deafening, eliminating any attempt at conversation.  More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, July 8th, 2020
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F*** Off, Coronavirus, I’m Coloring

When quarantining began I figured it was a good time to produce an adult coloring book based on the Otomi-made Mexican Maria dolls.  The coloring books promoted the doll makers’ art and I’d have free More...