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Is Mexico Safe?

Is Mexico safe? Once again this morning I received an email with this question. Someone had been on this site and had some interest in going to Copper Canyon. I get this question quite often and I always try to answer as best I can and answer it completely. We assume a lot about Mexico […]

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Open the Door and Let em In!

I saw this article by Rana Foroohar on immigration reform in Time the other day and it seems to make perfect sense to me–based on my observations in Mexico and around the border. Here are my non-political observations: the border areas seem to be quite safe for gringos the flow of people toward the US […]

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Violence in Mexico: an update

Here are some of my personal observations on the security situation- especially in Chihuahua and Copper Canyon: 1. I was in Puebla and Mexico City a few weeks ago for 10 days and security was not even an issue of discussion. This is interesting since the perception with so many in the US is that […]

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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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Is Mexico Safe…Really?

Lonely Planet has published a very good article recently that brings some reason to this issue of violence in Mexico and how it affects Americans who travel there. We have written about it and have shared our experience, having taken many groups into Copper Canyon and Chihuahua right through these years of the conflict. Here […]

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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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Only the beginning…

Back from Copper Canyon Just back from another safe and fascinating trip to Copper Canyon, I was sitting this morning in the cafe of an El Paso hotel gobbling down some breakfast. From the muzak-like¬† speakers over head came the strains of that old CTA song, “Only the Beginning” and it took me back to […]

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One of the best Copper Canyon trips ever!

Our vision is to consistently deliver Copper Canyon experiences that deeply connect people with this land and its people. Never has one of our experience soaked excursions been more of a success in this regard than one just ended. I am in Chihuahu Ciry waiting for my wife to arrive to celebrate the New Year […]

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Walk Across Juarez #7

I am smiling chuckling- we had so much fun there in Juarez. I am high in Copper Canyon along the train line in the little town of Areponapuchi. My room at Mansion Tarahumara is littered with scrawled papers, open books, dirty socks, half empty and stale tequila glasses…and I am deeply happy as I think […]

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Walk Across Juarez #6: Next Year?

Back to El Paso Back to the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave. It was no fun going back across the border. It never is. The smiles are gone. The welcome is over. It is good to be back to US soil- it always is. But something very vital and valued […]

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