"Madera, a land yet to be discovered!" Madera by Arquemond

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Madera, the shortest way into the past

even though I don´t live in Madera, I have been doing work there since 2002. I am a freelance video maker and web developer based in Chihuahua City, who also happens to have a second nature for exploring the outdoors. I was required to make a documentary video on the archaeological sites that the municipality has, and I was amazed at the richness I found. Whether it is about historical events, archaeology, magnificent sights and many other eco touristic activities, this place I feel has a very strong cultural importance and so much potential for eco tourism.

eco tourism and archaeology in Madera, Mexico

Madera is the doorway to the Sierra Madre Occidental Northwestern end. Here you can find different tourist attractions like: archaeological trails -- Choose from four different hikes into the cliff dwellings of the Paquime Culture, keen to the Anazasi and Mogollon in USA, bird watching -- You can visit one of the nesting spots for the thick-billed parrot or the eared quetzal, rafting -- plunge into the Papigochi River rapids (category 3), camping -- If something the Sierra Madre has, is camping places; although rustic. But after all, is it not what you look for when you eco travel? , sightseeing -- At the edge of the Sierra Madre Occidental, Madera is in the middle of many beautiful sights: from high mountain forests, to deep canyons, to grasslands and a valleys, you must not miss it!

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  • Pros:Unique sights and places
  • Cons:not much touristic infrastructure
  • In a nutshell:Madera, a land yet to be discovered!
  • Last visit to Madera: Oct 2007
  • Intro Updated Nov 30, 2007
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