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Sauntering through the grand gorge

“I’m amazed at how many people in Guadalajara have never been here,” said my hiking companion, Rick, as we took our first steps along the fabled trail known locally as La Barranca de Huentitan or simply La Barranca. 

‘Tutankamon’ showcases gold and curses

The imposing Biblioteca Publica del Estado de Jalisco Juan Jose Arreola (public library), with its crazy-quilt facade towering over fast-moving traffic on Guadalajara’s far northern fringe near the Telmex Auditorium, is home until September 23 to a fascinating display, crafted by two Italian museographers, that aims to impress and educate the world about the richest and most complete Egyptian royal tomb ever dug up by archaeologists.