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    • is it safe to travel from Reynosa to Monterrey

      Monterrey Nov 19, 2015 at 1:34 PM

      Is it safe to travel with my husband and children (ages 12, 10, 3) this Friday by bus from Reynosa to Monterrey?

    • Constitution Day 2016 - observance on Feb. 1?

      Mexico Nov 24, 2015 at 12:57 AM

      We arrive in Cancun on Feb. 5 and I just discovered that it's Constitution Day. But the information at and Wikipedia says that it is observed on the first Monday in February regardless of which day is the actual holiday. Does that mean businesses are open as usual on Friday Feb. 5, 2016? I was planning to get a SIM card at Movistar right after we got off the plane. Thanks!

    • Good travel guide books for Mayan sites?

      Mexico Nov 9, 2015 at 3:39 PM

      We are planning a 2 week road trip to see Mayan Archaeological sites Central and Southern Mexico. Our basic plan is to fly into Oxaca and fly out of Cancun. I did some preliminary research based on this google map:

      I was looking on Amazon to buy a good guide book but most of the usual suspects (lonely planet, rogue etc) have pretty mediocre reviews. Most of the guide books seem to cater to "beach/resort" crowd. Do you guys recommend any specific guide book(s) which provide details about Mayan sites?

      I already placed an order for An Archaeological Guide to Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula by Joyce Kelly but I am also looking to buy something more recent for general road tripping and accommodation planning.



      Ensenada Nov 27, 2015 at 10:54 AM


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      Manzanillo Nov 14, 2015 at 11:51 AM

      Cheap transportation from airport into Manzanillo Mexico

    • Mexican retailers

      Mexico City Nov 5, 2015 at 4:16 PM

      Hi there,
      I was just wanting to get some names of big fast-fashion (Zara, Forever 21, H&M-like) retailers that are Mexican owned.
      I'm struggling to find any information anywhere
      Thanks, RT

    • Inexpensive Parasailing and Cenote

      Riviera Maya Yesterday

      We are looking for things to do that are not part of an excursion. We only have 5 days and are at an all inclusive. No need for lunch and tours - just the sport itself. Mostly interested in parasailing and going to cenotes but kids want horseback riding.
      Any help would be appreciated. Thanx!

    • Sailboat rental in Mazatlan

      Mazatlán Nov 1, 2015 at 10:31 PM

      I'm looking to stay in a sailboat while on vacation in Mazatlan. HAs anyone had experience with this. I'd like to rent from a local (airbnb, verbo, homeaway style)

      And possibly charter the boat for a day or two if they're available to sail out with me.


    • puerto escondido at christmas

      Puerto Escondido Yesterday

      Hi, I'm going to PE at Christmas for a surf trip and I would like to know if it gets really crowded at this time of the too crowded. Will there be too many people in the water?


    • Sufficient funds for length of stay in Mexico

      Mexico City Nov 3, 2015 at 2:57 AM

      Could somebody please specify the amount of sufficient funds for staying in Mexico for a sum of 14 days? noting that I have a friend there who's offering accommodation and food.

    • Antihistimine in Mexico Avapena

      Mexico Nov 14, 2015 at 12:41 PM

      Im in mexico and my allergies are bothering me. I normally take Zyrtec or Allegra. The drug they have here is called Avapena. I cant find any references to a similar drug in the US. Is this a safe alternative?

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      Chihuahua Mar 18, 2013 at 4:23 PM

      what to pack on the trip to chihuahua mexico

      4 Answers Mar 18, 2013 at 9:01 PM
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      Giant Crystal Cave

      Estado de Chihuahua Oct 29, 2011 at 9:26 PM

      Researching for a friend...does anyone know if the Giant Crystal Cave in the Naica Mine is open to the public?

      1 Answer Apr 9, 2013 at 8:48 AM
    • drug stores in Puerto Palomas

      Puerto Palomas Apr 21, 2011 at 3:29 AM

      Never crossed here before. Are there drugstores and how far away from the border are they - can you just walk across to them? Are the prices comparable to Algadones (out of Yuma, AZ)? My biggest concern is safety: How safe really are Americans to go and shop here? I heard someone here in our RVPark mention a fun "pink Building" - is it within walking distance from the border also? I am handicapped and walk with canes. Thank you for any help you can give; with the rising cost of fuel I do not want to drive clear to Yuma to get my meds...but then I do not want to take my new truck across into Mexico either and get accosted over it........

    • Mexican Fed Highway 2 to Janos & beyond

      Juárez Jan 27, 2010 at 7:05 AM

      This coming March I'm planning to depart Juarez and drive to the resort area in San Carlos, Sonora. I am searching to see whether or not anyone has traveled this highway recently, and the condition of the road itself, as well as the safety issues along the route. I plan to follow Route 2 through Chihuahua state and on to Aqua Prieta in Sonora state and then continue to Mexican Fed Highway 15D to San Carlos/Guymas, Sonora. Please let me know if anyone has followed at least part of this route. Anxiously awaiting your response.


      1 Answer Jan 28, 2010 at 7:43 PM
    • old lady on a the Chepe?

      Estado de Chihuahua Aug 6, 2009 at 9:37 PM

      My mom is 83 yrs old and is considering the 17 hr train trip from the port where her cruise ship is docking. I understand that the tourist train is "upscale". I'm wondering how smooth the tracks are and if an old lady could walk easily on the train. Also, once at the copper canyon, is there anything besides the hiking that would entertain her while my more fit father is hiking? I know that she would love the scenery (the pictures are beautiful)but I don't want her to get hurt on this trip.
      Thanks for your help,

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      Suggestions for Chihuahua

      Estado de Chihuahua Aug 16, 2008 at 3:33 PM

      I am staying in the city of Chihuahua for a week - starting on the 17/08/08 - and would like to suggestions of where to eat, what to see, what to do, etc.

      2 Answers Aug 18, 2008 at 5:02 PM
    • Visiting the Waterfalls around the Cooper Canyon....

      Estado de Chihuahua Jun 29, 2008 at 7:13 AM

      Hello Friends,
      I wish to travel on the EL Chepe train to Chihuahua,my main interest would be the waterfalls (Basaseachich and Piedra Volada Falls).
      Can someone help me please,as I do not have any idea on how to get to the Piedra
      Volada Falls, I will probably get off at Creel, how far is this place from Creel
      And also how to get there?
      Any tips would be more than apreciated.
      Thanks again

      1 Answer Jul 8, 2008 at 11:46 AM
    • Give it a glance...

      Estado de Chihuahua May 23, 2008 at 9:12 AM

      How do I get from Monterrey to Chihuahua? I come from Greece and it's my first visit to Mexico. My plane lands in Monterrey and I have no idea how to get to Chihuahua ( the city I am going to live in). If you know anything concerning this matter please contact me!

    • about hotel el peguis

      Ojinaga May 13, 2008 at 7:58 PM

      what is the number of the hotel to reserve a room for friday may 16,2008

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      Is it better to book hotels in advance?

      Estado de Chihuahua Mar 14, 2008 at 1:58 AM

      I'm flying to Chihuahua from Mexico (Aug 2008)and travelling by train until the coast. I'm planning to book 1-2 nights in Chihuahua..what about the other destinations? is it better to book or is it easy to find something without problems? Pls consider I cannot walk for long distances. thank you to everybody

      3 Answers Mar 18, 2008 at 9:40 AM
    • How do I get to central camionera (bus central) in Cd. Juarez from the Abraham Lincoln ave.?

      Estado de Chihuahua Mar 3, 2008 at 6:59 AM

      Does anyone have a number to the central caminera or the address to it? I will be traveling south by bus, but someone is dropping me off and we don't know how to get there... The Hotel is roughly around Abraham Lincoln ave. right off the bridge. Also, i tried that web page for Omnibus de Mexico and it doesn't work for some reason. i'll try it again later. There is a list of selling posts or agencies, but I'm not sure that's where the bus central is... thanks

      2 Answers Jan 22, 2010 at 4:56 PM
    • Bus from Chihuahua to Leon

      Estado de Chihuahua Jan 17, 2008 at 1:50 PM

      We are wanting to travel from Chihuahua by bus but unfortunately our date of travel is Sunday 23rd March, which is Easter Sunday. Would that be a problem, are buses likely to be operating? I realise Omnibus de Mexico do this trip, but the timetable for March is not on the website. Also for other months there are many options, does anyone know the easiest and most direct timings? If we have to stay a night in Chihuahua any suggestions of clean safe and not too expensive hotels.
      Many thanks Margaret UK

    • Flying to Chihuahua, getting Chepe to Divisadero and back to Creel

      Estado de Chihuahua Jan 5, 2008 at 10:36 AM

      Hi everyone

      Just wondering if you have any tips on the following proposed journey

      Day 1 - Fly from Merida to Mexico City then on to Chihuahua (seems you have to go via Mexico City to get to Chihuahua). We'd arrive around 10pm and would need to be at the train station at either 6am (1st class) or 7am (2nd class) the next morning to get the Chepe.

      Does anyone know what hotel would be our best bet given such a late arrival and early start? I've searched in vain on the net for a map of Chihuahua city to get an idea of how far the airport, city hotels and train station are apart.

      We then get the Chepe the next day, stop off in Divisadero for a while to look around (time is limited) then get train back to Creel that afternoon.

      Third day to be spent in Creel, maybe get a guided trip around the area. Then we fly back to Mexico City on the fourth day.

      We're not sure how practical some of this is but particularly the late arrival in Chihuahua and early start the following morning, and don't want to find ourselves lost late at night not knowing the area.


      1 Answer Jan 8, 2008 at 1:06 PM
    • nogales to CDJ

      Juárez Sep 8, 2007 at 10:23 PM

      Looking for a good bus from Nogales Sonora to Ciudad Juarez
      Also, Hotel recommendation too for CDJ.



      1 Answer Sep 9, 2007 at 12:20 PM
    • Driving from Cd.Juarez to Los Mochis?

      Estado de Chihuahua Jul 11, 2007 at 9:16 PM

      Hi Folks!
      I live north of Juarez in southern New Mexico and usually drive to Puerto Penasco or San Carlos on vacation. We have been thinking about trying something different, perhaps driving to Los Mochis/Topolobambo through Cd. Chihuahua if it's not too difficult.
      We have never seen that part of Mexico, Copper Canyon,etc., and would like to visit there and then spend a few days on the beach.
      Can someone advise on the best roads to take,time/mileage etc?

      2 Answers Jul 12, 2007 at 5:09 PM
    • bus to guadalajara from chihuahua

      Estado de Chihuahua Apr 21, 2007 at 8:23 AM

      Is there an ejecutivo bus from Ciudad Chihuahua to Guadalajara?

      1 Answer Apr 22, 2007 at 12:13 PM
    • passport

      Jalapa Oct 4, 2006 at 4:12 PM

      does an american need a passport to go to mexico

      3 Answers Oct 6, 2006 at 10:22 PM
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      Chihuahua to Phoenix

      Estado de Chihuahua Sep 12, 2006 at 10:27 PM

      I wonder if anyone can help me decide how best to get to Phoenix, Arizona, after my CHEPE train ride ends in Chihuahua. Should I take the bus to Ciudad Juarez or Nogales? Any Mexican bus to Tucson or Phoenix besides Greyhound?

      I'm trying for the most economical and safe way to get to Phoenix from Chihuahua.

      2 Answers Sep 13, 2006 at 2:59 PM
    • Getting around

      Ojinaga Aug 24, 2006 at 3:06 PM

      Can you walk across the border? Is there a way to get around once you are over there. We will be in the Big Bend area in November and thought about swinging down to Presidio and checking out Ojinaga.

      3 Answers Oct 18, 2006 at 11:04 PM
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      Nice neighborhoods in Juarez.

      Juárez Feb 12, 2006 at 1:10 PM

      I'll be in Juarez for a few days in early March for a little vacation and to do some research for school. I've heard that the area around Ave. 16 de Septiembre east of the Palacio Municpial is one of the nicer parts of the city. I'm looking for an area that is kind of trendy, with sidewalk cafes, restuarants, and maybe a few drinking holes.

      Any suggestions at all? Thank you,


    • Bus to Corona Rally Mexico (Guanajuato)

      Estado de Chihuahua Feb 8, 2006 at 4:52 PM

      We are heading from Ciudad Juarez to Leon and Guanajuato for Corona Rally Mexico, and are trying to get bus information. I've taken the bus from CJ to DF before (after missing the train... fun!), but I can't find a schedule anywhere on buses to Guanajuato from CJ. Estrella Blanca and Omnibus de Mexico appear to offer this route, but their website horarios/destinos pages are not functional, and I'm just not sure. CJ's Camionera Central doesn't seem to have a phone number...

      Any suggestions? (Any tips on great restaurants/cafes/art-stuff in Gto or Leon would also be greatly appreciated, too)

      Thank you!

      1 Answer Feb 12, 2006 at 11:34 AM
    • Bus to Corona Rally Mexico (Guanajuato)

      Juárez Feb 8, 2006 at 4:50 PM

      We are heading from Ciudad Juarez to Leon and Guanajuato for Corona Rally Mexico, and are trying to get bus information. I've taken the bus from CJ to DF before (after missing the train... fun!), but I can't find a schedule anywhere on buses to Guanajuato from CJ. Estrella Blanca and Omnibus de Mexico appear to offer this route, but their website horarios/destinos pages are not functional, and I'm just not sure. CJ's Camionera Central doesn't seem to have a phone number...

      Any suggestions? (Any tips on great restaurants/cafes/art-stuff in Gto or Leon would also be greatly appreciated, too)

      Thank you!

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      Copper Canyon

      Creel Nov 4, 2005 at 6:08 AM

      Is the road between Creel and Botapilas paved or dirt? Any comments are greatly appreciated.


      4 Answers Nov 17, 2005 at 2:22 PM
    • Copper Canyon

      Estado de Chihuahua Oct 18, 2005 at 6:43 PM

      I am interested in going to Copper Canyon.
      I would like to have information about transportation, lodging, weather, things do to, etc. etc.
      Thank you.

      1 Answer Oct 20, 2005 at 12:22 PM
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      I'll be in Ojinaga in September

      Ojinaga Aug 17, 2005 at 10:59 AM

      Is anyone familiar with Ojinaga, Chihuahua Mexico and have suggestions on good nightlife, restaurants, areas to avoid, etc...?



      1 Answer Sep 18, 2007 at 8:37 PM
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      Road From Ojinaga To Cuidad Chihuahua

      Chihuahua Apr 22, 2005 at 6:04 AM


      Has anyone been down federal Hwy. 16 from Ojinaga to Chihuahua? Is this a good road, and is there gasoline along the way? I will be travelling to Chihuahua by motorcycle, so I'll need gas about every 120 miles. Any help is greatly appreciated.



      6 Answers Nov 17, 2005 at 2:28 PM
    • Copper Canyon Train

      Estado de Chihuahua Apr 17, 2005 at 7:48 PM

      Anyone know how much it costs and how long it takes to take the train from Batopilas to Creel? (The cheapest way possible? :o)

      2 Answers Jun 30, 2006 at 6:09 PM
    • Batopilas

      Estado de Chihuahua Feb 13, 2005 at 11:44 AM

      Hi, We are leaving for the mainland of Mexico the end of this month -- with a small travel trailer. One of our destinations will be Creel and if possible, we would like to leave our trailer there and drive down to Batopilas. Has anyone done this drive recently and if so, how was the road etc. ? Any advice will be appreciated. Diane

      2 Answers Feb 17, 2005 at 3:44 PM
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      Palomas Sep 2, 2004 at 9:49 PM

      Can anyone give me any information on Palomas? I plan on going there through Columbus, NM; but I can't find any information on banks, restaurants, shopping, or bus stations. Any help would be appreciated.

    • Bus south from Cd. Juarez

      Estado de Chihuahua Jul 6, 2004 at 1:51 AM

      Hello, Has anyone travelled south from Cd. Juarez by bus? I am interested in recommendations for getting from C.J. down to Zacatecas or Guanajuato, breaking the trip into two or three days. Does anyone know how long it takes to get all the way to Zacatecas, or where would be a good place to break the trip in half overnight? I am also concerned to travel only during daylight, so if I am going to stop in a town, I want to be sure it has a bus leaving during the day! Thanks,

      5 Answers Mar 3, 2008 at 6:52 AM