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... by seeing all of the many species of birds! We also had a spot of Mexican foraging, eating some sweet fruits whose names I can't remember for the life of me. That same afternoon our hotel guide took us to see some traditional Jacker dancing - never did I think a man could impersonate a deer so well! It was interesting to learn more about the people's history (and eat superb beef tacos!)
The next day was the bit we'd all been waiting for... A ride on ...
... scale of this place justice. The guide says they had to move all the building materials onto the central mountain by cargo helicopter, it's a real achievement. I've decided I want an extra day at the coast so I'm heading east to Los Mochis this afternoon on el train. I'm not expecting wifi for a while, it's only .3 Megs here and I'm the only one using ...
... up was more difficult as I could sense the thin air and had to stop a few times.
I returned to my room, deposited my hiking boots, freshened up and joined some of the group in the bar area for drinks and the free popcorn.
I watched the sunset outside and joined the group for dinner at 7:00 p.m. After dinner, I went to my room to get ready for tomorrow's departure at 8:30 a.m. Our luggage was to be out no later than 7:30 a.m. with breakfast at that ...
... to find the right path (the first of my two easy roads!) Carried on for a few hours, and if I thought that Mexican cats wanted to kill me, the same could also be said of the bulls. Never been stared at by anything as evilly in my life! And it wasn’t just the one… literally every single cow looked like it wanted to decapitate me as I nervously walked past.
As I continued on the path, and started the really steep ascent up, the scenery started to ...
... century earlier, turning it
into a fortification in the style of a medieval castle. Enclosed with a high wall of masonry and watchtowers to post Sentinels to safeguard the property against possible attacks by bandits interested in the lucrative profits from the production of silver.
There were so many other miners, Spaniards and Mexicans alike, before the arrival of the American mining companies, who had taken possession of the property for its convenient