Hotel Villa Mexicana at Creel
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- Refrigerator in room
- Microwave in room
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Day 16: we got up late. arlene just doesn't stop sleeping and I can't well leave here alone, right? we had breakfast at la cabaņa which is probably the best restaurant in town. afterwards we went to rent bikes from 3 amigos who further increased their sales pitch by not showing up for work. shop closed on sunday...seriously? so we rented the bikes somewhere else. tourism office was also closed. ...
... cooler air. Alamos had its beginnings as one of those mining (in this case silver) boom towns that flourish then languish when the ore runs out. In more recent times an influx of artists and cashed up foreigners have given the place a bit of makeover. Many of the grand buildings of the heyday, however, remain derelict and the place was, like many others we visit, interesting more for the stories of its heroic past than its reality today.
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... on me, as did the native people. There are 4 different tribes living in the canyon areas, still surviving on one crop a year, and some tourism (hand crafts etc). Some of the government initiatives have been to provide them with equipment (10 side by side buggies, of which they have one remaining) and tourist facility buildings but due to their lack of knowledge (and need) these initiatives have not been entirely successful. As our guide said ...
... see any narcos with AK47s until our return to the hotel, when we took our books to the roof to look at the engorged river and saw not only flowing water but also 15men with massive guns. I persuaded Daisy against taking a photo.
The huge copper canyon has been a brilliant and spectacular winter holiday, and the enormity of it is only just starting to sink in. We're looking forward to the heart wrenching bus back up to the top tomorrow, followed by some partying Baja ...
Lindsay's tyre still a problem, decision taken spend one more night in Creel, went in search of sealant and tried that.
In afternoon rode to Divisadero to view the Canyon, worth the ride.
Although the Mexicans are yet to exploit ...