San Miguel de Allende
San Miguel de Allende | Foto: San Miguel de Allende

Arap Bethke presents the beauties of San Miguel de Allende

Por: Edward Rueda

25, May, 2022 en Luxury Traveler

Arap Bethke presents the beauties of San Miguel de Allende
In a new chapter of the Guanajuato tourism promotion series, what are you going to do? , the actor visits the beautiful World Heritage City that has the gift of offering you an atmosphere of provincial life, but with the greatest luxury and comfort.

The series airs every Thursday at 9:30 PM on TV4Guanajuato, SecturGTO and Arap Bethke’s Facebook @ArapMx

Arap Bethke crédito Alejandro García
Arap Bethke crédito Alejandro García

San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico – May 25, 2022 In a new chapter in Guanajuato’s tourism promotion series , what are you going to do? , the environmental actor Arap Bethke visits San Miguel de Allende World Heritage City that has the gift of offering you an atmosphere of provincial life, but with the greatest luxury and comfort. The series airs every Thursday at 9:30 PM on TV4Guanajuato, SecturGTO and Arap Bethke’s Facebook @ArapMx

As you set foot in downtown San Miguel de Allende, you get the feeling of stepping into a time capsule, a colonial-era city in the upper central part of Mexico, it is known for its Spanish Baroque architecture, active art scene and cultural festivals. In the historic cobblestone center of the city, is the Parish of San Miguel Arcángel, in neo-Gothic style, whose spectacular pink towers rise above the main square, El Jardín. Nearby is the church of the Temple of San Francisco with a Churrigueresque façade of the eighteenth century.
“San Miguel de Allende, the Heart of Mexico, located north of the beautiful state of Guanajuato, considered forge of National Independence and cradle of illustrious men, colonial jewel that is distinguished by the warmth and generosity of its people, its historical, cultural, gastronomic and architectural wealth that has dazzled hundreds of people over the years, it has made it one of the most recognized places in the world,” said Arap Bethke.

Around it, cobbled streets stretch with colonial mansions that were transformed into art galleries or museums. Visit La Esquina and its extensive collection of popular toys, we also recommend booking a guided tour of the Mask Museum, created to exhibit the majesty of ceremonial masks.

The mecca of artistic talent in San Miguel de Allende is concentrated in Fábrica La Aurora, an old textile factory that houses dozens of art galleries for all tastes: antiques, decorative objects, quarry crafts, glass and jewelry… we guarantee that you will not leave empty-handed. If your appetite is whetted, it has restaurants and cafes.
The hospitality of the hotels in San Miguel de Allende are of worldwide recognition. It doesn’t matter if you choose a bed & breakfast, they will make you feel at home. For looser budgets or a romantic getaway, there are hotels with a contemporary atmosphere that will become your refuge.

Traveling with his backpack, which by the way, was prepared by the production, and only to the destination will he discover what exists inside, with the series And you, what are you going to do? Arap Bethke will discover the beauties of Guanajuato, Mexico, touring the known and unknown and untraditional: from gastronomy, culture, adventure tourism, romance, business and ethnological and distillate routes; as well as countless beautiful places, such as its 6 magical towns: Dolores Hidalgo, Comonfort, Jalpa de Cánovas, Salvatierra, Yuriria and Mineral de Pozos. Two world heritage cities: Guanajuato Capital and San Miguel de Allende. In addition, other destinations such as Celaya, San José Iturbide, Tierra Blanca, Jerécuaro, Tarandacuao, Moroleón, Uriangato, Salamanca, Irapuato, Silao, San Felipe, León, Valle de Santiago, Ocampo and Atotonilco, a small town whose name means place of hot water, is about 14 kilometers from San Miguel de Allende and just over 30 kilometers from Dolores Hidalgo , two cities that played a leading role in Mexican independence. Its proximity to these two municipalities, key in the Independence Route, allowed Atotonilco to also have a leading role.

what are you going to do?
what are you going to do?

The series What are you, you going to do? , shows the trip that the environmental actor made for 28 days with his backpack, which in each episode will have different things to overcome some difficulties, as well as to enjoy the beauty of each of these regions of the Bajío. “I was amazed at the cultural variety and things I didn’t know could be done in Guanajuato. The roads of Guanajuato surprised me a lot. I am very grateful to the Ministry of Tourism of Guanajuato and TV Cuatro for allowing me to be the image of this tourism promotion campaign,” Said Bethke.

The series premiered on April 28 and will end on July 21. The public will be able to see it every Thursday at 9:30 PM on the TV4 network, in addition to having two repetitions; one on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. and the second on Sunday at 6:00 p.m. It can also be viewed on the YouTube channel and the microsite of the Ministry of Tourism of Guanajuato. Also on the Facebook page of actor Arap Bethke @ArapMx

La serie de corte docureality, co-produced by TV4Guanajuato and the Ministry of Tourism of Guanajuato, also promotes sustainable lifestyles, with a figure recognized by the public and the media respected for his genuine commitment to environmental conservation.

Learn about Arap Bethke

Over the past year, Arap was one of the leaders who moved environmental conversations, one of the figures who spoke the most about sustainability on social media. The environmental actor tops the list of the first report, by the company Neuronal, which reveals who were the characters that drove the conversations about the environment in Latin America during 2021.

It should be noted that the histrión is an ambassador of the Latin America Green Awards, the most relevant sustainability festival in the world that recognizes the best social and environmental projects.

Bethke is an internationally renowned actor with a very successful career with work primarily in Mexico, Latin America and the U.S. Hispanic market. Many of the projects he has been traveling on around the world are, “Club de Cuervos” and “La Piloto”, both currently available on NETFLIX.

Throughout his ascendant and impeccable acting career he has to his credit more than 12 films and over 25 productions for television and digital OTT platforms. His outstanding work in film, television and theater has given him several awards and recognitions. He has been the face of international brands for advertising campaigns, in addition to presenting multiple television programs and awards ceremonies.

His most recent films are “Guadalupe Reyes” and “Sin Origen”, now on AMAZON. Soon he will release two new films in Mexico “Allowed” and “Mal de Ojo”, which he stars. Both productions were shot in Aztec lands in October and November 2021.

Arap has participated star in successful and recognized productions for Televisa that have gone around the world, being some of the most outstanding: “La Usurpadora” available on Amazon Prime Video, “Clase 406”, “RBD La Familia” and “Mi Generación”. In Telemundo she participated in productions such as “Doña Bárbara”, “Los Victorinos”, “La Diosa Coronada”, “Tierra de Pasiones”, “Madre Luna”, “Señora Acero” and “Eva La Trailera”, among many others. He is currently one of the protagonists of the new series “Buscando a Frida”.

Typical of its human quality, it is passionate about environmental issues

Recently the Arap was chosen among “The 100 Most Influential latinos committed to climate action 2021”. The conglomerate of great figures in art, politics and business brings together the most influential individuals who have assumed the commitment to watch over and take care of our natural resources. Within this list are Gael García, Shakira, Carlos Vives, Papa Francisco, Penélope Cruz, Javier Barden, Fher of the group Maná, Diego Luna, Eva Longoria, among others.

Actor Arap Bethke was named Ambassador of the Environment in Mexico by The Climate Project Mexico. He is also a spokesperson for “The Climate Reality Project” joining Nobel Laureate and former Vice President of the United States, Al Gore, in the eighth edition of the event “24 Hours Of Reality broadcast, Project Our Planet, Protect Ourselves”. He is also a spokesperson for The Ocean: The Great Provider campaign, an initiative of the environmental organization Sachamama, which highlights the need for climate action to ensure the ocean can remain a source of life and sustenance for our planet and our communities.

Committed to environmental causes, the histrion joined the environmental organization Greenpeace Mexico as a spokesman for the campaign #ConsumoResponsable which seeks to empower the inhabitants of large cities and motivate them to a radical change in their consumption models to win the battle against climate change.

In addition, Arap was Spokesperson for the “He for She” campaign of UN Women Mexico to join men for women’s rights and gender equality.

Bethke’s outgoing personality is the perfect match for her hobbies, which include surfing, biking and motorbike, cooking, and traveling. He thoroughly enjoys reading books and watching movies.

The public can follow Arap Bethke through his social networks:

Instagram @ArapMx
Twitter @ArapMx
Facebook @ArapMx

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