Hotel Paraiso del Oso
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... in the 1920s many of which came from Manitoba, Canada. The Mennonites are known for their cheese production and continue their traditional way of life in Mexico, including their form of dress which involves long skirts and head coverings for the women and round, wide brimmed hats for the men.
My train ride to Chihuahua took about 7 hours...but nearly didn't happen at all. Before I boarded the train I'd checked at my lodgings for the price of the ticket and ...
... still being on high alert. They were absolutely HAMMERED… I could smell whatever booze they were drinking from about 20 metres away.
Now, my Spanish is hardly fantastic, but usually in a one to one conversation I can understand what’s going on. The combination of this one guys whacked up accent combined with super slurring and it was literally impossible though. It didn’t really stop him trying as he blabbed on for 5 minutes, with the only word ...
... continued the ride down.
We only saw one other vehicle (the man was changing a tire), and a bicyclist! A big international bicycle race had just been run, in the canyon, called 'The Route of Adventure'. The 100 km route was a real challenge for all participants on this rough road, with variations in altitude from 100 to 500 meters with a final descent of 1500 meters ending in Batopilas. We saw markers for the race all along the road.
... took about 8 minutes (24 km/hr) to descend to a nice plateau that we could walk around, about halfway into the canyon. People can choose to hike down a bit further to visit a Raramuri village called Bacajipare. The cable car's last run up the mountain was at 5 p.m. so we didn't have time to do this. The cable car costs about $20 p.p.
... German Shepherd accompanied me down to the main level and I took further steps down to the road, chancing upon railroad tracks. The issue was 'which way to the local station?'. My sense was to the right and the sun rise was also generally that way. It was just a 7-8M walk, the platform bereft of activity.
Heading back up the steps, the German Shepherd appeared wtih an equally large friend, the latter being a bit nippy. Both liked to be scratched on the nape of the ...