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Geüpload 2 oktober 2013

Uitgevoerd september 2013

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1.939 m
1.552 m
5,68 km

4731 maal bekeken, 76 maal gedownload

in de buurt San Antonio Tlayacapan, Jalisco (Mexico)

From the streets of Ajijic head for El Tepalo Waterfall (occasionally it actually has water - good luck!)where you might want to hunt for El Tepalo Geocache and enjoy a great view down the ravine. Now go west, perhaps stopping at The Saddle for a rest. Next stop: the Indian Ceremonial Grounds where the Danza del Sol is performed once a year by native peoples who come from all over Mexico and other countries. They dance while fasting from all food and water (for four days and nights!), roast inside a very hot temazcal (Sweat Lodge) and undergo a skin piercing ceremony that is beyond belief. For more info, see the classic movie A Man Called Horse.
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Danza del Sol

Danza del Sol ceremonial site. Originally there were two hills here. Indigenous people worked long and hard to create the wide, flat meadow. You'll get a great view of the lake from here.

El Tepalo Geocache

El Tepalo Waterfall and Geocache

End Hike

End hike on on CalleTempisque. You made it back to the Lake!
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Mission del Lago


Start Trail

Turn right off La Capilla trail. Trailhead for hike to El Tepalo.

The Saddle

La Silla - take a rest!

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  • Foto van Luis Soltero

    Luis Soltero 9-jul-2018

    Ik heb deze route gevolgd  geverifieerd  Bekijk in detail

    Getting down from Danza del Sol, is a rocky path, could get slippery if raining, overall very good route with nice views and in tree shadow most of the time

  • Karl Marx 20-mei-2019

    Gracias por la información!

  • Foto van JohnPint

    JohnPint 20-mei-2019

    Thank you both!