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Author Archives: Dave Hensleigh

About Dave Hensleigh

Dave Hensleigh: Dave Hensleigh started Authentic Mexico Travel to provide curious travelers a rich dose of the less traveled places in Mexico. Dave’s passion for Mexico travel runs deep, and his enthusiasm for and knowledge of the area will enrich your experience there. Dave’s graduate work was in Biology and he has spent much of his life exploring and guiding in the Rockies and Sierras. He loves to garden and cook- especially the cuisine of the Sierra Madres. Dave has assembled a team of expert local Mexican guides and providers who will help him serve you on your journey. Groups are always kept small and this team of local guides makes for a truly personalized and informed Copper Canyon experience.

Trips to Copper Canyon in 2016

Our small groups often travel the Copper Canyon train and we have a number of trips already scheduled for 2016. Most important thing to know is that you can travel with just two people–and the price is reasonable. Our guides are so non-intrusive that you feel like you are on your own–yet that bilingual local […]

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2015 Copper Canyon Trips

We will have a number of trips on the Copper Canyon train this year. Actually we have 3 already sold out and people are asking about October trips on CHEPE. Our approach is to keep groups small. Often when a group of Mexico travelers contacts us, we put together a trip just for them that […]

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Copper Canyon Food

All up and down the train line  in Copper Canyon the food is so good. We are the ones who invented the first and only culinary trip to Copper Canyon – we call it The Blue Corn Express. Recently on of our Copper Canyon Train Trips stopped at the home of a friend named Raquel […]

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Copper Canyon Safe?

The one Statistic on Safety in Chihuahua I address this question often with travelers. As a matter of fact I ALWAYS talk about safety when I speak to any group about Copper Canyon. People know that it is an amazing place, that the train is so unique, and that the culture and people are captivating. […]

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