Hotel Mansion Tarahumara
Travel Blogs from Copper Canyon
... 8217;, but the guy said he would drive me back and drop me off at the turn off in the road I had missed (mainly because it wasn’t really a turn off, rather a dirt path leading down to a dam in the river, which I then had to walk across to the other side where I was just at the bottom of some valley with no real indication of where to head next).
Asked some farmers and after walking round in a circle like I was in some sort of computer game, I was ...
... were not able to get the price of the trip down as low as Yolonda was able to ...
What we wanted to see and do:
- spend a week, March 15 to March 22 in this area (8 days/ 7 nights)
- take a bus from Mazatlan to Los Mochis, and then the local bus from Los Mochis to El Fuerte where we would stay for 2 nights
- take the train, one way, from the Pacific coast to Chihuahua because we had read that some of the most beautiful scenery is on the west ...
... br> Afte the first truck got there we waited about 45 min for the second
one. Steve went over to the operator and
told him to call his boss and let him know that the trucks had to come faster
than that, that he had paid premium money for it and we were going to do it in
one day, if it ran over into two days he was expecting the concrete company to
cover the wages of the men. Then the
trucks came. And we never stopped
pouring. It was pretty ...
Started out pretty simple, took a shower, did some devotions and had some cereal for breakfast. Then we headed to the church in El Paso. It is a really large church and I love the pastor, he is always right on target but the whole atmosphere is different almost commercial, I am sure they love the Lord and seem to be able to do some great things, but, I was thankful for our own church that seems ...
... so excited she got to design her first threshold she has been waiting patiently for her opportunity to contribute like that. I 'lost steam' about 3:30 - the rest of the day none of us outside seemed to be able to make much progress and the trench was close to completion but did not make it.
For dinner the new folks got only soup and beans (what many mexican families live on) in order to be able to empathize with the families we will see tomorrow ...