I catch a ride out to the Copper Canyon Lodge, near the Tarahumara hamlet of Cusárare‒"Place of the Eagles”‒some 13 miles south of Creel.
There are hotels that are merely places to stay, and then (rarely) there are Hotels with a capital “H” that seem to embody the very essence of where they are. This turns out to be one of the latter. Most of the employees are Tarahumara, and their lives twine through the hotel. Indian farms extend ...Read More »
High Country Hike to Basirecota Hot Springs
Former Lodge Guide and Writer Explores Hot Springs
The burros have fled! Reyes, their wrangler and our guide, is negotiating with Antonios’s little boys and girls to help him capture our pack animals, who always flee when they get wind through the burro-grapevine that there’s a big hike in the offing. ...Read More »