Hotel Mansion Tarahumara
Travel Blogs from Copper Canyon
... in local restaurants of our choice
- not use private transfers between hotels, but arrange for local taxis or buses on our own (a big savings)
Once ideas for the trip were hammered out, Yolanda sent us a quote and itinerary (which we were very happy with), we sent her a deposit via PayPal, and a huge package of information about the history, geography and culture of the region was sent to us. We were ready to go!
... and pretty much
climbed into bed early. Even the young
guys who had manhandled the power scree all day. If there was anyone out there working harder
than those four young men, I didn’t see them. But everyone worked hard from the
guys raking concrete to the guys finishing the floor with trowels and power
trowels, to the women delivering burritos to the site so we didn’t have to
break for lunch. It was a great day and
This day started out slow like the others, folks really seem to be dragging now. I am pretty much a morning person (to me espousas distain). As we loaded the vans Quin noted that he hoped the water pressure tank put in my van did not catch the agents eye but he exact words were. "iiih, you can see it" As we headed across the border we had the person in our van pray extra hard for our quick passage. When we got to the customs official we pulled up to the gate, ...
... Pastor Steve came for a brief word. He is sharing some elements from a Max ...
The day started out pretty ordinary. Got up at 5:00 and did about 1:30 worth of work but the we got ready and left at 7 for Mexico. Border crossing wad completely uneventful though you could see the Mexican side is a bit more serious that when I was here before. At the orphanage we had a protein packed breakfast of eggs and sausage and started to work. Rich and I, who speak no Spanish, got teamed ...