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Sotol and Ginger

                              It was a cold night last night across central Illinois. The Champaign Urbana winds were blowing and we were inside cozily watching Shark Tank and sipping a new drink we invented. This cocktail recipe is so simple…just a bit of […]

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Spencer MacCallum and Mata Ortiz

                      I am just back from Casas Grandes and Mata Ortiz. During our visit there Spencer MacCallum received a major award to recognize his pioneering work with Juan Quezada and the potters at Mata Ortiz. There will be more info from Ron Bridgeman on the […]

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Raicilla–Another Mexican Spirit of Note

Stay Adventurous and Raicilla Several days ago my friend Craig Zabransky at Stay Adventurous  wrote an article about this spirit he was sipping on the beach in Jalisco… and I said “what?”. I had never heard of this mescal or tequila type distillate called raicilla…rye-SEE-ya. Now Craig is somewhat of an expert drinker (his first sip […]

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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 Trip April, 2014

  We have a Copper Canyon trip coming up very soon and there is still time to register. Usually our trips enter through El Paso and leave the country from Baja California. But this one is different: it will start in El Paso and end there. It also includes the incredible trip down to Batopilas- […]

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Day of the Dead in Oaxaca, 2014

Here is the final itin for our Day of the Dead trip to Oaxaca Oct 29- Nov 5, 2014. For pricing and other info on the trip contact Dave Hensleigh at 217.369.9897 or email davehensleigh@gmail.com. Oaxaca Day of the Dead October   29- November 5, 2014 From   Authentic Mexico Travel Date Overnight City Hotel […]

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Good morning Copper Canyon Train

My wife and I were on the Copper Canyon train last week as we travelled lining out some improvements to our Copper Canyon tours. It was one of those lovely crisp Chihuahua mornings as we pulled out of Chihuahua City on CHEPE. The sun peaked up from the east as we ambled up through the […]

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Another Blue Corn Express and a great recipe!

Just returned from another of our culinary trips through Copper Canyon. this one was a great success–here is a comment I just got: Hi Dave I’m still on cloud nine.What a fabulous trip.The people and all the experiences were truly memorable.You and Gustavo make a great team.Can,t wait till next Feb and Pueblo. Marianne That […]

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Caballo Blanco 2014 Results

Just got news that Miguel Lara won the Copper Canyon Ultra in Urique this afternoon. He ran 6:39 and was followed in secind by Silvin0 Cubezare in 6:49. Miguel was frustrated last year when he ran second and seemed determined to come back with a win when I saw him a few weeks ago. Third […]

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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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