Hotel Villa Mexicana at Creel
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... 5 hours. Lunch was on the train - hamberguesa!
Our group was guided by Charly, contracted by our caravan company for the next 4 days. Charly’s specialty is Copper Canyon. Raised in Chihuahua city, this is Charly’s home country and is well versed on the area. He also speaks English very well. He knows everyone on the tourist trail and did very well to have our meals, hotels, tours and transport organized ahead of time.
... 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 ...
... a finger on his right hand.
Sunday was a bit of a disaster! We got the tail end of a tropical storm so all hiking plans were out the window. The roads turned to mush and because it was cold up here, even getting wet wasn't an option. We had packed very lightly, all our stuff was in Jennay in El Fuerte! We camped out in the room, did some reading, watched some movies, fought with our heater. We were looking forward to getting back on ...
... t wander around at night things would be perfectly safe.
Due to the reported levels of crime and danger, very few tourists visited the area any more. I spoke with the owner of the regional tour agency 'Tres Amigos’, and he told me the area used to be packed with tourists but now was suffering quite a lot to repair its reputation. The guy from the agency was actually really informative and a nice person, that rather than just trying to sell ...
... sauce that is sweet, spicy, sour and salty. Sounds horrible but tastes good!
The Road Not Taken ...The road in this photo is the original road to and from Batopilas from the top of the canyon. We had to take an alternative and longer road with Pedro because the original road is presently being repaired and is under construction. There are 31 switchbacks on this road and it takes about 5 /12 hours to get to the bottom of the canyon. Our route took a few ...