He lost an eye and a hand in a fireworks accident. Yet Jose Clemente Orozco was one of Mexico’s great muralists – who painted some fiery murals in Guadalajara.
Turning off onto a leafy side-street in Guadalajara, our taxi deposited us at the Villa Ganz boutique hotel. And what a gem it is!
The tiny Virgin statue has an impressive home – the Basilica of Our Lady of Zapopan. Each October, a million people welcome her back after her five-month tour.