Life is not all about work. When on business trips to Mexico, do some research about your destination and nearby cities. Ask your hosts to assist with transportation or a guide, and visit the area. It will help you understand the country, and greatly increase your enthusiasm for doing business in Mexico.
If you are in Leon or Irapuato for business, make sure you get out to see Guanajuato City.
The New York Times has a piece on the city of Guanajuato in the state of Guanajuato, Mexico in their T-Style Magazine: Travel Section. The City that Silver Built
Quite a different experience from the border towns and beach resorts that Mexico is famous for. Guanajuato city is located in the geographical center of Mexico, 30 minutes away from Leon, the largest city in the state of Guanajuato.
The city of Guanajuato (located in the state of Guanajuato) is home to the International Cervantino Arts Festival (Festival Internacional Cervantino, FIC). This year the dates of the Festival are October 4 – October 22, 2006.