snapshots of mexico, literal and figurative


Battle on the Bufa
January 19, 2009, 12:08 pm
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On the Bufa

Chapel on the Bufa

One of the major turning points in the Mexican revolution was Pancho Villa’s victory at the “Taking of Zacatecas”, culminating by his improbable capture of La Bufa, the giant hill overlooking the center of town.  The chapel and monastery on the site are now a museum dedicated to the battle, and giant statues of Villa and two of his captains look over the site.

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