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Sierra Tarahumara

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Address: Creel Chihuahua, 33200, Mexico
Activities: Hiking, Camping

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Native Americans

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 8, 2015
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San Rafael, California
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San Rafael, California
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272 reviews 272 reviews
92 attraction reviews
118 helpful votes 118 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
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6 helpful votes 6 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

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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97 reviews 97 reviews
57 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 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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11 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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Phoenix
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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