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All Aboard and Staying Adventurous in the Copper Canyon, ep 30

All Aboard and Staying Adventurous in the Copper Canyon, ep 30

Hop on and let’s go all aboard through the Copper Canyon of Mexico. Let’s take one of the world’s most impressive railway journeys in the state of Chihuahua Mexico and cross through canyons carved from the rivers of yesteryears in an area four times the size of the US Grand Canyon. Ever hear of the […]

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The Pueblo Ruins of Paquimé, a UNESCO Heritage Site in Chihuahua, Mexico

The Pueblo Ruins of Paquimé, a UNESCO Heritage Site in Chihuahua, Mexico

The long road trip across the state of Chihuahua reached its final stage as we traveled north back towards the border and a final stop in Casas Grandes. Here we would enjoy the chance to see and learn about Mata Ortiz pottery, visit, dine (privately) and take in a sunset at Hacienda San Diego , […]

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Chihuahua’s Best Mexican Souvenir its Impressive Mata Ortiz Pottery

Chihuahua’s Best Mexican Souvenir its Impressive Mata Ortiz Pottery

The state of Chihuahua became my first northern Mexico adventure when I crossed the border in a car to enter the country.  I entered Ciudad Juarez and discovered a vibrant community and the birthplace of the margarita. Chihuahua was off to an amazing start and it only improved with each day of the adventure. On […]

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Postcard-Mexico’s Golden Treasure

Postcard-Mexico’s Golden Treasure

Mexico offers many treasures to its visitors. The list is endless. But one of its true golden treasures remains accessible to all- the corn tortilla. On a morning walk through the “pueblo magico” (magic town) Creel in Chihuahua I stumbled upon a Maseca; a place where corn tortillas are made early in the morning (usually […]

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Sunset Sunday-A Visit to Hacienda San Diego at Sunset

Sunset Sunday-A Visit to Hacienda San Diego at Sunset

We drove up the dust road towards the desolate Hacienda San Diego just outside of Casa Grandes, Chihuhuahua for the trip’s final dinner. Then out the window,  I noticed another car and someone standing outside on the barren path; it was not deserted. The enormous structure,  occupied and operated as a working farm by a […]

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Sunset Sunday-My Sunset with Spencer in Casas Grandes

Sunset Sunday-My Sunset with Spencer in Casas Grandes

We arrived to Casas Grandes around dusk. With the sun setting we dropped off our bags at our accommodations and our hosts told us to view the property and select our own room. But before I secured my bed for the next two nights, I searched for a place to capture an image of the […]

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Postcard-No Monks in Bisabirachi Valley, Creel

Postcard-No Monks in Bisabirachi Valley, Creel

Outside the Mexican magic town of Creel in Chihuahua visitors can walk among giant rock formations. One special place known as the Valley of the Monks or Bisabirachi, is a must visit. There is little resemblance to monks in the formations, but the name was changed since the original name given by the Tarahumara Indians might […]

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Sunset Sunday – The Sunset on the Road to San Isidro

Sunset Sunday – The Sunset on the Road to San Isidro

We all piled into to a Suburban from the Temoris train station and started the journey to San Isidro. We just witnessed the most magical part of the Copper Canyon Train ride and gained even more appreciation for the modern marvel. Next up was our long journey to San Isidro Lodge and hopefully a sunset. […]

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