Best Western Hotel Posada Freeman Zona Dorada
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The reason we journeyed through Cabo and La Paz was to take one of the most scenic railway journeys in Central America; The Copper Canyon Railway (aka El Chepe).
The route can either start in Chihuahua or in Los Mochis, the route is 'better' some say from Los Mochis. So that was where we were going to start! The train leaves at 6am and is allegedly the only thing that runs on ...
... and especially through towns, very difficult) and went in, to be faced with a JobCentre-like queue, where we had to take a numbered ticket and wait our turn. Our number was 103, the current ticket was 89. So we sat down to wait, in the end only about an hour. So the first problem was that our planned route was booked until the following month, so we had to make up a Plan B very quickly, to the annoyance of ticket-holder no. 104! We ended up buying tickets to an alternative ...
... honey, then head for the port. We are way early for the ferry, but go out to the terminal to see how things work and buy our tickets if possible. Well, confusing? Yes. Even if we spoke Spanish it would be confusing! There are no signs indicating where to go, once you find the right building good luck finding where they sell the tickets. I'm just glad we decided to do it in the afternoon (the ferry doesn't leave 'til 11 pm). When ...
... and another one, to El Fuerte, an apparently smaller, prettier and safer spot to start the train journey from.
With the usual asking many people for directions, getting many conflicting answers, choosing the ones we thought were right, and asking some more people, we found the correct bus terminus (Los Mochis has 6 or 7 different termini for the different destinations and bus companies!) and, like everyone else waiting, sat and waited for the next bus to El ...
... slit at the back where the water drained out of
-two beds that were incredibly nice with great pillows
-shower that was about 8x8 feet and a rain style shower head directly above
-and a pool but unfortunately we got in a bit late/leave early
*note: each room does not have a pool but that would be pretty wild
After enjoying the accommodations for our short stay we hit the road again for Tepic