Monthly Archives: January 2019

Chihuahua.

Chihuahua, capital of Mexico’s biggest state, is a quirky but pleasant combination of norteño character, revolutionary history and bohemian studenty hangouts. Many travelers use it only as an overnight stop before or after riding the Ferrocarril Chihuahua Pacífico, but Chihuahua … Continue reading

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Creel – Zip Lining.

The Copper Canyon’s main tourism centre, Creel is actually no more than a low-key highland town strung out along the railway line. It’s a very likable place, surrounded by pine forests and interesting rock formations and it boasts several good … Continue reading

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Copper Canyon Railway – El Fuerte to Creel.

The simply breathtaking highland scenery in the Copper Canyon (Barranca del Cobre) region is nature on a very grand scale indeed. Of everything there is to see in northern Mexico, nothing comes close to the Copper Canyon, with its astonishing … Continue reading

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Los Mochis to El Fuerte.

A budget is a budget. My 2018/19 trip to Latin America will not be cheap. This is partly down to the poor exchange rate, and partly down to this years destinations. As well as Mexico, my trip will also include … Continue reading

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La Paz to Los Mochis.

As the sun sets on La Paz, so draws the end of my travels in Baja California (Mexico). It has been an amazing journey. It truly is an extremely diverse and beautiful part of Mexico, and I’m so pleased that … Continue reading

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Cabo San Lucas and San José del Cabo.

South of La Paz, Baja California finally runs out of land where the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Cortez come together in spectacular fashion. The ocean and sea meet at the sister towns of Cabo San Lucas and San José del Cabo, … Continue reading

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La Paz to Todos Santos (BCS).

Another pleasant and easy bus ride swept me from La Paz to Todos Santos – early morning, New Year’s Day – 2019. Todos Santos is a very appealing town; a quirky mix of locals, fishers, surfers and New Age spiritualists. … Continue reading

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Loreto to La Paz (Bajá California Sur) Mexico.

After such a disappointing Christmas Day I made sure that I would be based somewhere a little more civilised for New Year. I thought La Paz would be the obvious choice, problem was – so did everyone else. The place … Continue reading

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Loreto – Baja California Sur.

Every now and then you drop on a location that really resonates with you, Loreto was one such place for me; it was a delightful place to visit and so beautiful. For a touristy location it was even quite peaceful. … Continue reading

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Christmas Day – San Ignacio to Santa Rosalia.

“Southbound travelers will welcome their first sight of the Sea of Cortez after crossing the Desierto de Vizcaíno. Though the town was badly damaged by Hurricane Jimena in 2009, and by the subsequent Hurricane Odile in 2014 , it has … Continue reading

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