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Prehispanic city that flourished between 900 and 1300 A.D.

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Excellent Tour Guide to the Casas Grandes, Mata Ortiz Area

My husband and I have always admired the famous pottery of the Northern Mexican village of Mata Ortiz. We engaged John Hatch of Gavilan Tours to take us from the United States... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 August 2015
Bridget M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

My husband and I have always admired the famous pottery of the Northern Mexican village of Mata Ortiz. We engaged John Hatch of Gavilan Tours to take us from the United States border to visit and purchase pottery. I would like to recommend Gavilan Tours for the excellent service. Mr. Hatch grew up in the Mormon community outside of Nuevo... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2011

We have spent the past month in the town of Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, with no particular agenda other than to enjoy the ambience and friendliness of living in a genuine small town in the desert country of northern Mexico. We rented a 2BR casita from Spencer & Emi MacCallum, Pueblo Viejo Courtyards, complete with kitchen, bath, living room/dining room with... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2007

My sister and I collect pottery from Mata Ortiz and have stayed several times in Old Casas Grandes. It's definitely got more charm than Nuevo Casas Grandes, but is just minutes away from town if you need banking services or decide to dine in town. We have stayed with Mayte Lujan, who runs a small motel (Las Guacayamas) just opposite... More 

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