Howard Johnson Hotel Parral
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On the 3rd of march, I travelled to the Naica mine to visit the cave of crystals at its depth. the travel down was a massive operation, requiring many people to do monitoring and keeping the equipment stable. when we entered, the heat and humidity just blows you away. the sight of the giant, white crystals was just awe-inspiring. during ...
... we all went to bed wondering if we would be robbed and or gang raped tomorrow.
Found pannier had been leaking and first aid bag and contents soaking also tank bag, the water had turned the sweets we had into a sticky mess. Loverly.
Everything unpacked and left to dry overnight.
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... coloured costumes - loin cloths & flowing blouses for the men and full length tops & dresses for the girls.
As with a lot of the organisation here the start was a little disorganised and confusing. We eventually set off on the first 22 mile loop at 6:45am, in the cool early morning. Sunrise was at about 6am and sunset would be at 7pm ish. We'd set ourselves a vague target of completing the run in about ...
The train ride through the Copper Canyons (bigger & deeper than Grand Canyon) is slow but very scenic. Especially at the Divisadero stop where you get a totally incredible view of this wonder of nature - breathtaking. Stopping at the little town of Creel in order to do some exploring through the canyons the next day, I went for a beer with a Swiss guy, Thomas, at the only open bar in town. An English girl whom I'd met early was there and was determined to educate me ...