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Address: Chihuahuan desert, Mexico

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Amazing, place, but book a guide ahead of time to see the best parts!

Went to the small pubelo of Cuatro Cienegas, and toured the town. There are two museums worth seeing there, the museum of history, and the casa of Venustiano Carranza- the author... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 July 2015
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Cape Coral, Florida

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Cape Coral, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

Went to the small pubelo of Cuatro Cienegas, and toured the town. There are two museums worth seeing there, the museum of history, and the casa of Venustiano Carranza- the author of the Mexican Constitution. Both are a simple low cost donation. The town itself is very small and quaint. The Cuatro Cienegas park- it is a must you book... More 

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2014

This place is so amazing. Little lakes fed by springs in the middle of the desert. Colored water, endemic species (even a turtle) just off the highway. I think this is a really special place and almost nobody comes here, or knows about it at all. You can visit one "Posa" little lake, have some self guided walks and can... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2014 via mobile

For a nature reserve Cuatro Ciénegas has major problems. There are NO campgrounds, nor in the reserve nor in town. Also, most attractions such as the dunes open after 10 am and close early. When visiting your best choice for accommodations is Hotel Plaza. If low budget try el Diablo at hotel Ibarra. It will be noisy. I did not... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2012

I actually traveled here the first time in November 2009, it's a bit off the beaten track but well worth a visit. Nowadays, Northern Mexico can be hairy, so proceed with caution. We took an 8 or 9 hour overnight bus from Zacatecas to Monclova (easily the grayest city on earth), where we rented a car to finish the additional... More 

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Atlanta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2007

We took a day trip from Piedras Negras, Mexico to visit Cuatro Cienegas. We were spending the summer on staff with a house-building mission group. So, we had heard of this place and decided to take off and find it. Almost 4 hours of driving later, of which we went through some awesome tiny towns in the middle of nowhere,... More 

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