The Amateur Traveler talks again to Photographer Ralph Velasco about the state of Chihuahua in Mexico.
Ralph was recently on assignment throughout Mexico but this region made the biggest impact on him.
The city of Chihuahua itself is rather industrial. There are some nice historical sites such as a beautiful church, Poncho Villa’s museum. But the valley just north of Chihuahua through Casas Grande and heading to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Paquimé is absolutely gorgeous. Paquimé is a pre-Columbian pueblo complex.
Chihuahua is also known for the beautiful Copper Canyon train ride which is the best way to see this beautiful site. Copper Canyon is a popular tourist destination with Mexicans. Copper Canyon is larger and portions are deeper than the Grande Canyon.
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