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Return of the Dead: The Traveling Guanajuato Mummies Come Home

Return of the Dead: The Traveling Guanajuato Mummies Come Home

In a previous post about  the Guanajuato Mummies I said that you can still travel even if you’re dead. Turns out that you can also be kidnapped. This is a story of international crime and intrigue. A story of life, death, lawsuits, and a tour gone astray.   The victims were dead to begin with. In 1958, bodies were […]

Dead, but not Gone –  “Las Momias” of Guanajuato

Dead, but not Gone – “Las Momias” of Guanajuato

I see dead people. I’m not the only one.  Its’s actually quite common where I live.  The dead people, las momias are one of the city’s most famous attractions. The bodies were interred in above ground tombs in the local cemetery during a cholera outbreak in 1833.  A law was put in place requiring the […]