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An Adventure In Copper Canyon, Mexico – Batopilas Beckons

This entry is part 12 of 15 in the series Copper Canyon, Mexico

From the moment I began planning my trip to Mexico’s Copper Canyon (Barrancas del Cobre in Spanish), I knew that visiting the villages of Urique and Batopilas were my top priorities. On the map they seemed quite close and I assumed I could start with Urique and take a short bus ride to…

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An Adventure In Copper Canyon, Mexico – Using Creel as a Staging Area

This entry is part 11 of 15 in the series Copper Canyon, Mexico

The most interesting thing I could find to write about Creel is that it’s home to the worst hostel I’ve ever stayed at. Other than taking a quick stroll through the central plaza, where Tarahumara artisans display and sell their crafts, I found little that interested me in this town. Creel does, however,…

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An Adventure In Copper Canyon, Mexico, Chapter Eleven – Casa Margarita in Creel is the Worst Hostel Ever

This entry is part 10 of 15 in the series Copper Canyon, Mexico

I was so glad to have found a room in Casa Margarita’s Hostel in Creel during Mexico’s Semana Santa holiday that I overlooked the unlit stairway between the second and third floor. In the dark, I nearly tumbled down the stairs when I turned my ankle on the uneven surface of a step…

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An Adventure In Copper Canyon, Mexico, Chapter Ten – From Bahuichivo to Creel By Bus

This entry is part 10 of 15 in the series Copper Canyon, Mexico

By day nine, I was totally under the spell of Entre Amigos Hostel in Urique. I knew that If I didn’t leave soon I might stay forever, and there was so much more of Mexico’s Copper Canyon to see. Sadly, I packed my bag and hopped aboard the 7:30 a.m. bus to Bahuichivo,…

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