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Copper Canyon Guy’s travel adventures in Copper Canyon.

Where CHEPE Crosses Over Itself

There is a lifetime of wonders along the Copper Canyon train and I keep discovering new fascinating places and people along the magic railway through the Sierras every trip. One if the cool spots that people want to see but usually miss is the spot where the line loops around and goes under itself- if […]

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More Info on Safety in Copper Canyon, Mexico

I am in Chihuahua City today and have been in Mexico for several weeks. Since December,  2010, I have been in Chihuahua and the Copper Canyon area numerous times for a cumulative total of about 12 weeks. My travels have taken me here and there with our groups and also alone. Not once have I […]

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Pottery Firing at Mata Ortiz

Mata Ortiz pottery is so unique and captivating. Much of the cultural draw is in the fact that it is all produced by local, non-gallery townsfolk in the tiny village of Mata Ortiz, nearCasas Grandes. So you walk from house to house around town-Juan Quezada is realy the only one with a gallery- and get […]

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One More Enthusiatic Guest in Copper Canyon

Time after time people have these life changing experinces in the rich culture of the Sierra Madres.’This is what makes our work so much fun!

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The Incredible Food in Copper Canyon

Most people know little of the unique foods of northern Mexico- called norteño food. It is hearty, simple, often stock based, and it varies a great deal. The variety stems from the fact that there are several distinct cultures in the Sierra Madres. There is the historic ranch culture and from this strain comes the […]

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Culinary Trip to Copper Canyon

The delicious foods of the Norteño region around Copper Canyon have long intrigued and satisfied me on our train trips there. So one day I was on the train rolling up toward the mountains from the west. And I thought- the foods of this place are one of the real highlights- and people really enjoy […]

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The Sounds of Silence in Copper Canyon

A very present immensity…it gathers around you in the Sierra Madres. There is usually no early traffic. Occasionally you will see one of the  Tarahumara Indians walking by in silence. The peace and the sound of the birds is captivating.

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Copper Canyon Zip Line…WOW!!!

The new zip line system in Copper Canyon starts with this run across a side valley. Last year we translated promotional piece for the Chihauhua Tourism Board related to developments in the Divisadero area. When the description of the new zip lines came up, I simply could not believe it- huge and longer and higher […]

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My experience with safety in Copper Canyon Mexico

Is it safe to travel on the train in Copper Canyon, Mexico? Yes… in our experience, Copper Canyon is safe for travel. Observations: No tourists have been involved in incidents in the Copper Canyon area. Many Mexicans and Europeans are currently traveling to the Sierra Madres and enjoying the train experience. Our company has recently […]

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Copper Canyon Gondola

Copper Canyon gondola: The new Adventure Park at Piedra Volada near Divisadero in Copper Canyon is now open and functioning. The centerpeice of this development is the gondola (or teleferico in Spanish). I have ridden on it several times going down to the saddle and back with guests over the past few months…and yes, it […]

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