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Sierra Tarahumara

Address: Mexico
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Type: Canyons, Mountains, Nature & Parks
Activities: Hiking, Camping
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Type: Canyons, Mountains, Nature & Parks
Activities: Hiking, Camping
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English first
San Rafael, California
Top Contributor
180 reviews 180 reviews
65 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The Tarahumara are a fascinating people. Their crafts are so lovely and they have a great love of their own music. I saw one man playing a violin type instrument. Definitely made the moment his own.

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Gilbert, Arizona
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Beautiful countryside and culture. The tarahumara won't talk to you and seemed to not like the tourists, most are unfriendly but the kids loved us. We paid two little girls to take us down to the Cusamare falls. The town is UGLY, we think the ugliest town we have ever seen in Mexico (I am referring to the town of... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

very interesting to see and learn about their life and lifestyle, wonderful people. Love them and the beautiful nature.

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Creel, Mexico
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96 reviews 96 reviews
56 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I live in this region part time and work with the Tarahumara people, who are the best natural long distance runners in the world, as well as some of the most colorfully dressed. It is a huge area, encompassing about 25,00 square miles and 7 canyons, one of which ( Urique ) is the deepest canyon in North America. There... More 

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Mexico CIty
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46 reviews 46 reviews
11 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Raramuri communities are settled all around the immense Tarahumara mountains. If you travel here you will need open eyes, open ears and small talking. Really approaching to the Raramuri people needs respect and knowledge of the culture. Outsiders normally do not have an idea of this communities cosmovision, respect for the land, respect for the others, community work and sharing... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2012

"The 3 Amigos" Van chauffeured by Cesar and Pedro (English Speaking) were very helpful as we entered the various villages to allow us to purchase the handicrafts of the indigeneous people. We were humbled. An opportunity of a lifetime for our group.

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