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Dining among Amatitán’s Chimulco Ruins

An enterprising family has transformed Amatitán’s impressive Ruinas de Chimulco into a restaurant which is not only charming and picturesque, but, I’ll venture to say, unique, because its table-side pool is fed by a qanat, a kind of underground aqueduct which was invented in Persia 3,000 years ago.

Camping at El Manto Waterpark

Years ago, watercolorist Jorge Monroy took me to what he called a “river paradise” near the town of El Rosario in Nayarit, a two-hour drive from Guadalajara.