|After 4 months in Mexico we thought we covered it all. But the country is so diverse that it kept throwing new surprises at us. We discovered that Mexico has a system of canyons that are deeper and several times larger than the Grand Canyon.
We hopped on a train that was supposed to be four hours long, and after 13 painful hours we arrived at our destination- Creel. This is a tiny little mountain town way up in a pine forest at over 7,000 feet. The air was crisp and cool and the terrain was rugged. We mountain biked, hiked, and got to explore this dramatic area.
The local people here are the Tarahumara Indians. They are a very peaceful tribe who still live in caves and have the ability to run non stop for hours on end. Infact they have a game where teams run through the forest kicking a ball non-stop for 40 hours, covering well over 100 miles, and they do this barefoot!
This was our last major excursion in Mexico, and it left us wondering what other treasures await us for future trips!