Travel Blogs from Creel, Mexico

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Copper Canyon and Surrounds, Los Mochis,Alamos,Creel,Copper Canyon,Chihuahua, Mexico travel blog

Copper Canyon and Surrounds

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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... Chihuahua is home to the Mennonite sect, who came here from Germany, after firstly trying to live in Russia and Canada, and who were made welcome here in post-revolutionary Mexico, in return for their farming skills. See, everything has an ...

Chihuahua to Creel and the Copper Canyon, Creel, Mexico travel blog

Chihuahua to Creel and the Copper Canyon

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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... . Batopilas is really pretty and the locals sit in the square enjoying the relaxing atmosphere. One of things Paul and I really like about Mexico is the fact that it's so laid back and friendly, it makes you realise how manic life is in England sometimes. ...

Los Mochis to Creel By Train, Los Mochis and Creel, Mexico travel blog

Los Mochis to Creel By Train

A travel blog entry by andanddan

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... up into snow-scattered mountains. We were travelling through the Copper Canyon National Park - a beautiful and interesting region of Mexico, and one we were informed rivalled the Grand Canyon in size. The weirdest sight I noticed was the transitional ...

Through the Copper Canyon to Creel, Creel, Mexico travel blog

Through the Copper Canyon to Creel

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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... we have been spoilt by the Canadian Rockies, Yellowstone and Yosemite) we were expecting more. The train stopped one stop before Creel and we were transferred to buses. The explanation was that there was a blockage up ahead but the two security guards ...

The Copper Canyon, Creel, Mexico travel blog

The Copper Canyon

A travel blog entry by greg-adrienne

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... took about 7 hours to reach Creel (farther northeast still), as the train snaked through 86 tunnels and various other engineering feats. Creel is a smallish logging town at an elevation of about 7,550 ft and while the days were warm with bright sun and ...

The Sky is Falling..., Creel, Mexico travel blog

The Sky is Falling...

A travel blog entry by thelees

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... the mountains and ravines, over bridges and stopping for 15 minutes at El Divisadero where three canyons meet. 6 hours later we arrived in Creel, the tourist heart of the Copper Canyon. After some hostel tout drama we ended up at the same hotel as ...

Caballeros and Indios in Copper Canyon, Creel, Mexico travel blog

Caballeros and Indios in Copper Canyon

A travel blog entry by bocalee

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... banquet-style for the dinner which was included, as was pretty good.  There was a blond Irish girl traveling alone thru Mexico and headed for California, a French man with his Hungarian wife doing the same trip we were, two-up on a new BMW ...

Riding a train through copper canyon, Creel, Mexico travel blog

Riding a train through copper canyon

A travel blog entry by toroamarillo

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... level to an altitude of around 7000 feet. We took the more expensive fast train, because the regular train would arrive in Creel late evening. Arriving at around 4 pm we could see the Christmas celebration in Creel with little gifts for the children and ...

Creel, Creel, Mexico travel blog

Creel

A travel blog entry by wilbro

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2nd Stop - Creel, Creel, Mexico travel blog

2nd Stop - Creel

A travel blog entry by travellerbruce

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Visited indiginous peoples & Hot ...

Entry point for Copper Canyon, Creel, Mexico travel blog

Entry point for Copper Canyon

A travel blog entry by lairsho

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... the back room and it's fine. We met two white American guys at dinner, the only white people we've seen since entering Mexico. I guess most tourists eschew Northern Mexico because of the loudly advertised dangers, but so far we have only had very positive ...

Creel continued, Creel, Mexico travel blog

Creel continued

A travel blog entry by lairsho

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... diminishing our autonomy and the way our individual passion fuels our ability to make content come alive for students. Enough about that! In Creel we rented bicycles for half a day and rode a 22 k loop to see some of the spectacular rock formations in ...

Los Mochis - Creel, Creel, Mexico travel blog

Los Mochis - Creel

A travel blog entry by alawlor

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Toshi and I take the train through the beautiful copper canyon to a town called Creel in northern mexico. The ride takes 11 hours but only are the first 2 a little boring. The journey starts off fairly ordinary, but the scenery gradually becomes ...

Captivating Copper Canyon, Creel, Mexico travel blog

Captivating Copper Canyon

A travel blog entry by gordonandsarah

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From Leon we had another long slog north to our final destination in Mexico, the Copper Canyon. Having already been to some stunning places in Mexico the Copper Canyon was another surprise; it was absolutely jaw-droppingly stunning.  After a 5 hour ...

Copper Canyon, Creel, Mexico travel blog

Copper Canyon

A travel blog entry by davidandclare

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One of the reasons we came to Mexico was because we met an American in Vietnam who recommended the Copper Canyon to us. He had never been there but had heard that it was one of the World's great train journeys...so we thought we'd better do it. The ...

Copper Canyon Train Ride, Creel, Mexico travel blog

Copper Canyon Train Ride

A travel blog entry by checky

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... it was wet, windy, and cold.  Soon it started snowing.  Yes ladies and gentlemen, it was snowing fairly hard in Mexico during our trip south for the winter.  Since snow wasnīt really in our plans, we decided to get out of there and ...

The school now has heat and water!, Creel, Mexico travel blog

The school now has heat and water!

A travel blog entry by kupdegra

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... just have to keep the gas tank filled. Forwarding are emails from Analhy and Cesar. Juan Rodriquez, Analhy's father and owner of Mexico Adventures, is also now involved. Juan donated a small used motor home (value about $3000) for the school to ...

Creel - Gateway to Copper Canyon, Creel, Mexico travel blog

Creel - Gateway to Copper Canyon

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67

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... traditional Tarahumara Indian culture, with a population of about 70,000 in the canyons and the high sierra region of northwestern Mexico.  The Tarahumara are best known for their ceremonial use of peyote and for foot races over huge distances that ...

2 inches of snow!, Creele, Mexico travel blog

2 inches of snow!

A travel blog entry by natwatkins

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My first two weeks in Mexico were had aboard the "Green Tortoise" bus in Baja California, Mexico. The green tortoise is a tour company with a differnce. The bus is like a big scale camper van. The seats convert to beds, the tables into beds, the beds ...

Chihuahua, Creel, Mexico travel blog

Chihuahua

A travel blog entry by armeda_vandam

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... It turned out to be 5 nights of hotels and two nights of camping. We started out with a 15-hour bus ride to Creel, Chihuahua, Mexico (the next state over). We were all quite surprised how touristy the town of Creel was. It is known for the indigenous ...

1st Stop - Posada Barrancas, Posada Barrancas, Mexico travel blog

1st Stop - Posada Barrancas

A travel blog entry by travellerbruce

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Spectacular Hotel on Canyon ...

The Copper Canyons, Creel, Mexico travel blog

The Copper Canyons

A travel blog entry by ritchie

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The Copper Canyons are a large system of canyons in the Mexican mountains. Supposedly 9 or them are bigger or deeper than the grand canyon, who knows, theyīre certainly impressive. Another bus ride, 5 hours, got us here from Chiwawa. The buses are ...

Trains, Rocks, Hamburgers & Guns, Creel, Mexico travel blog

Trains, Rocks, Hamburgers & Guns

A travel blog entry by doove

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... the rest of it. 4 years on a bike though… Mental bastard! So similarly to most of my rest of trip through Mexico, I was taking things a bit more slowly and spending a few days in each place to explore the surrounding areas. There were a few things ...

eclipse, Creel. Valley of the Mushrooms and Frogs, Creel, Mexico travel blog

eclipse, Creel. Valley of the Mushrooms and Frogs

A travel blog entry by kupdegra

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... in everyones travel documents requesting school supplies. More than four LARGE packing boxes of supplies were donated. And the Mexico tour office sent a pinata for the kids! Well, here I am dumbfounded that we are at the wrong ...

Creel, Chihuahua, Creel, Mexico travel blog

Creel, Chihuahua

A travel blog entry by aloijos

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Creel. Morning. Smile. So much to see. Best shower ever. Sweet oatmeal and tomato eggs with tortillas. Gift shops. Carvings. Leather. Beads. Surprise at tourist speaking Spanish. Rent a bike. No allen wrench to adjust seat. You hold the bike, I'll twist ...

One of the adventure capitals of Mexico..........., Creel, Mexico travel blog

One of the adventure capitals of Mexico...........

A travel blog entry by amazingjourneys

... hassled to book onto a tour, as were many other people. If you’ve a bit of cash to spare then opening a hostel in Creel would be good business, just to give this place a bit of competition. Hotel Korachi – next to the train station. I spent ...

Strassensperre / Road block, Creel, Mexico travel blog

Strassensperre / Road block

A travel blog entry by pajas

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... at best. But that delay was also caused by the visit of the Cascada Basaseachic, the highest waterfall of Mexico. The arrival to Creel was delayed for about 4 hours because some people demonstrated against corrupcy by road blocks. Despite the presence of ...

Superman has nothing on me, Creel, Mexico travel blog

Superman has nothing on me

A travel blog entry by sheppard

... me why they donīt change the timetable?!) and I donīt know the reason? Scenery on the line? Anyway, we pulled into Creel at 5, I literally crossed the tracks (and felt naughty after all those education films at school but itīs what youīre supposed to ...

Mexican countryside to Creel, Creel, Mexico travel blog

Mexican countryside to Creel

A travel blog entry by jeydoublesyou

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... The Indians dress differently from the Mexicans in bold colours and puffy dresses. There's also a large amount of Mennonites in northern Mexico. It's been seven days since Casas Grandes and 11 days from Juarez. Today we arrived in Creel, a small town at ...

The Copper Canyon, Creel, Mexico travel blog

The Copper Canyon

A travel blog entry by sammygrim

... alpine forests were intensified by the constant rain that fell as we climbed to 2500 metres. We based ourselves in Creel, near the rim of the Copper Canyon and spent five days walking, mountain biking, visiting hot springs ...

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