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The Tlaquepaque (tuh-lah-keh-pah-keh) is an arts and crafts village that is located in Sedona, Arizona. The village was constructed as a copy of the traditional Mexican style village and sits under the shaded sycamore trees along the Oak Creek riverbanks. In fact, its name translation is very true to its description of the village, meaning ‘best of everything’. There are art galleries, fountains, shops and restaurants and even a chapel that can be scheduled for weddings. Many bronze sculptures created by the galleries’ artists decorate the landscape there, and I’ll be featuring some of them in the coming weeks.

8 responses

  1. I loved this place. Of course, I honed in pretty quickly on the ice cream and chocolate shop. Delicious ice cream, every kind of licorice candy you can imagine, from all over the world, and if you have a craving for chocolate, there it is! Yum, yum, yum! Thanks for sharing this with me, Cousin!

    April 18, 2011 at 6:30 AM

  2. I love to attend the Lighting of the Luminarias in December here. I just might have to go this year. Wonderful photo.

    April 18, 2011 at 10:05 AM

  3. oh wow…sounds like a great place for a visit…

    April 18, 2011 at 4:45 PM

  4. Nancy

    Did you get to see the wind sculptures? I love them. Beautifully composed picture, by the by. ๐Ÿ™‚

    April 18, 2011 at 5:44 PM

  5. A wonderful place to spend a lazy afternoon shopping and looking around.

    April 18, 2011 at 5:57 PM

  6. It looks like a neat place to visit and buy buy buy. MB

    April 19, 2011 at 1:01 AM

  7. That looks like a fun place!
    Can’t wait to see those sculptures in your coming posts. ๐Ÿ™‚

    April 19, 2011 at 3:13 PM

  8. this is looking so serene , calm…just like the kind of place id love to stroll through…

    April 20, 2011 at 9:31 PM