Copper Canyon revisited

  Stepping off the train (“El Chepe”) at Creel, the hub of the Copper Canyon region, I felt glad to be back. I walked along the platform towards the plaza, enjoying the moderate temperature. At 7,644 feet, Creel avoids the worst of the summer heat. I passed the restaurant El Tungar, whose sign advised the […]

The Silver Route across the Sierra Madre

Pilar Pedersen (59) loves horses and loves Mexico. A resident of Alpine, Texas, she works as a court interpreter and is a partner in a nearby ranch. She combines her two loves by riding the historic Silver Route across Chihuahua’s Sierra Madre. This 240-mile route leads from the mining town of Batopilas, at the bottom […]