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Mexico's Copper Canyon: A journey in 31 pictures by Geri Anderson

The most common way to visit Copper Canyon is by train, which runs from Los Mochis to Chihuahua — one of the few remaining passenger trains in Mexico. While this rail trip offers spectacular views, passengers do not get an opportunity to venture deep into the canyon. A few years ago, I opted to experience the area first hand, traveling by truck and bus from Creel to Batopilas. After spending a few days at a guest house in La Bufa, I continued on to Batopilas, one of the most remote towns in Mexico. Here is a photo essay of my journey into the far reaches of Copper Canyon.

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Mexico's Copper Canyon spans Chihuahua and Sinaloa: introduction and resources Geri Anderson

The most common way to visit Copper Canyon is by train, which runs from Los Mochis to Chihuahua - one of the few remaining passenger trains in Mexico. While this rail trip offers spectacular views, pas... read more

The state of Chihuahua, Mexico: resource page Mexconnect Staff

Chihuahua is a land of magnificent scenery — mountains, canyons, deserts and fresh, clean, clear air. Its spectacular canyons are the biggest in North America. Within the canyons are beautiful waterfalls, one of which is the highest in Mexico. Chihuahua also contains fertile valleys — orchards and cropfields that were coaxed from the desert by the persistence of hardworking, warm, and loyal people. read more
Published or Updated on: May 1, 2001 by Geri Anderson © 2001
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