Korachi Hotel and Cabins
Travel Blogs from Creel
... machine gun so I wasn't going to argue!
Our weekend destination was in a little town called Creel. Awesome little spot! We had walked the length of the main street in the time it took us to remember what our hotel was called. As this area is home to the native indians there were plenty of colourful outfits and gorgeous little snotty nosed kids selling hand women baskets. (It was cold up here so snots are forgiven!) Through some ...
... identical train, with a couple of identical additional carriages thrown on the back! This was on the Friday, so I had a free day to explore and went out by the river to see some petroglyphs…
I still haven’t forgiven petroglyphs since a particularly **** day in Peru, where I spent a good 8 hour round trip to see a stencil in a rock, got given the worlds map and burnt in some death valley. Maybe I’m not the archaeological type, ...
... started pouring while we were there. While we ate, a number of young children from the local indigenous tribe tried to come in and sell trinkets, but were shooed out. Poverty is a strong presence. The small towns we rode through on the bus today were sad places where it seemed the whole populations were living in poverty. We're staying in a $20 a night hotel, Real de Chapultepec, and thankfully have two rooms with two beds each because the front room has a serious ...
... and one in the mountains. Children (5 - 14 years old) still attend these schools from Monday to Friday and then return to their homes for the weekend.
Setting up the schools was not easy task. Food, school supplies, bedding and water were all needed to operate the schools. There was no access to electricity and a well had to be dug by hand. Volunteer teachers taught grades 1 to 5. The children, who only spoke their native language, were taught ...
... and football in the ruins. We saw the remains of a swimming pool and a round latrine built for 4 people. Lots of donkeys and cattle occupied the little rooms scattered around the site.
Alexander Shepherd really accomplished a lot in the 30 years that he lived in Batopilas. He built a modern silver mining operation that included an iron bridge (the scary one) across the river and a three mile aqueduct that continues to provide water for the town. Power generated by ...
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