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Miguel Lara Wins Caballo Blanco Ultra

It happened last March–the young standout Raramuri runner won the Caballo Blanco Ultra in Copper Canyon Mexico. He took the field for the third time in the last four years and continue to show why he is the strongest of the Chihuahua runners. Here is the article from The Herald in Spanish: http://www.oem.com.mx/elheraldodechihuahua/notas/n3309597.htm#.UxYw_yXHzzk.facebook Miguel has […]

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Ocho Cientos Sotol

Tonight I poured a little glass of this fine Sotol and took a walk. It was one of those March evenings in Illinois when you feel like it is Spring. Yet it is chilly and humid and cold and discouraging. But I was smiling inside, so a walk was in order at cloudy dusk. No […]

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Copper Canyon Ultramarathon

Urique Ultra The little town of Urique in Chihuahua sits right in the bottom of one of the canyons known collectely as Copper Canyon. Today this little town is hopping with preparations for the big race this Sunday, March 2. Their will be a kids 5K, dancing, eating and drinking and then at sunrise on […]

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On the street in Juarez this morning

I often stop through Juarez – not with groups but when I am on my own. I do this for several reasons. Sometimes I have business here. This is where I get my visa renewed. The office is at the Cordova/ Bridge of the Americas. Sometimes I am with Tarahumara runners and we are working […]

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A Copper Canyon Trip Diary

Copper Canyon Trip Last month we took a group of writers, bloggers and tour professionals on a journey through Chihuahua and Copper Canyon and several great articles have been published as a result. One of the best has come out and can be read in full on LASplash.com .  Sophie Brabanec is the author and […]

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One more enthusiastic Copper Canyon traveler

Once more we made our way into the wonderlands of Chihuahua on the Copper Canyon train, this time with 10 writers, bloggers, travel experts, and tour operators. And once more we return with 110% satisfaction and enthusiasm. It happens every time. Sophie Brabenec (shown above at the Samalayucca sand dunes south of Juarez) was so […]

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Copper Canyon Foodie

This is one of the prime destinations for any foodie traveling to Chihuahua and the Copper Canyon train.

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Copper Canyon

What is Copper Canyon? It is actually several vast canyons which sprawl over the Sierra Madres in northern Mexico. These gorges are more widespread and at several points deeper than our Grand Canyon. The Copper Canyon train (CHEPE) stretches through the heart of this romantic country. CHEPE is cited as one of the world’s great […]

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Chihuahua in a Bottle- Don Cuco Sotol!

Award winning Don Cuco Sotol The Sotol- the drink of Chihuahua- from Don Cuco Sotol in Janos, Mexico is beginning to take the tequila sipping market by surprise. This fine spirit has won two major recent competitions. Don Cuco Reposada won grand champion honors this last year in San Diego and Albuquerque. What is sotol? […]

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Vision for Areponapuchi

There’s no “their” there. Gertrude Stein uttered this grim phrase about Oakland. “There’s no there there”. It does well as a description of the tiny town we always experience on our Copper Canyon tours. While Arepo is near some of the most fantastic views, it is unknown. Though it is right at the Posada Barrancas […]

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