Salt On The Road
A Travel Photo - Journal Of Tryna and Al Morton
Mexico's Copper Canyon
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|Phoenix to San Carlos||2007-02-24||Phoenix to San Carlos
The bus trip today was LONG but we did get to make some stops and see some of the sights between the border and San Carlos.
|Sea of Cortez||2007-02-24||Sea of Cortez
San Carlos is situated on the Sea of Cortez across from Baja California.
From San Carlos we traveled 162 miles to Alamos, the best-preserved colonial town in Northern Mexico.
|El Fuerte||2007-02-27||El Fuerte
Our next stop was El Fuerte, located in the state of Sinaloa.
|Copper Canyon Train||2007-02-28||Copper Canyon Train
The Chihuahua al Pacifico Railway, known as Chepe, is said to be one of the most scenic railroads in the world. The first train from Chihuahua arrived in Los Mochis in 1961 and allowed tourist access to an area previously inhabited by only the Tarahumara people.
|Sierra Tarahumara||2007-02-28||Sierra Tarahumara
The Sierra Tarahumara (The Copper Canyons) is one of the highest and most rugged sections of the Sierra Madre Occidental. Five main canyons make up the Copper Canyons - we are staying Mansion Tarahumara almost at the rim of Urique Canyon.
|Casas Grandes||2007-03-01||Casas Grandes
Groups of Mormon immigrants settled in the area around Casas Grandes from 1885 to 1912 to avoid a US ban on multiple marriages. They brought with them farming techniques.