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Old Posted Jan 4, 2013, 12:58 AM
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Juarez Chih. Mexico & Chihuahua Chih. Mexico

I just got back from visiting family in Mexico. It was a good time. There are two cities in these photos: Juarez (first 10), & and Chihuahua. Two desert pictures distinguish the two.







La Violencia was a major blow to the tourist industry in Juarez. Many clubs and bars went out of business.















Pancho Villa is a national hero from the Mexican Revolution. In the State of Chihuahua, where he is from, and in which Juarez is in, he's virtually a god.





On the way to the state Capital- Chihuahua, you'll see the Samalayuca Dune Fields. Here they filmed portions of the 80's movie, "Dune." I took these photos at a rest area. The area where it looks the coolest was closed off from where I was.






Chihuahua-

With my Cousins in Chihuahua






























New Rapid Bus Line








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Loves this. I've only been to El Paso, and my friends there would not let me even think about going across the border, but it looks like a pleasant city.
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Awesome!!

We always need more Mexican cities around here.
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Very rare to see any pics of Ciudad Juarez on here... I've heard things have slowly gotten better.
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Never been to Chihuahua, but I've always loved Juarez. Granted I knew it when it was less dangerous. Cool pics.
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Nice to see some Mexican cities on here! Ciudad Juarez has some nice buildings; it's a shame that those people had to go through such devastating violence.
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Incredible pictures. Thanks!
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Nice photos and good use of the hdr. Hopefully the violence in Juarez will subside enough to where tourism can thrive there again.
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Nice photos and good use of the hdr. Hopefully the violence in Juarez will subside enough to where tourism can thrive there again.
Yeah, about the HDR. I really think I overdid it, but then again, it was my first time using it. I think it works great with certain pictures, then it falls flat on others.
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Great shots. Would love to see more.
Aren't the Mormon colonies that Romney is associated with in Chihuahua? Are they a presence there at all, or do they stick to themselves?
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Well done. The effect you use helps create the feeling of being there.
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Amazing pictures. I always love seeing Mexico, especially a place as rare as Juarez! Thanks!
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Way cool..I crossed the border there back in 86 with my parents. Quite a culture shock for me for about an hour or two!! Thanks!!
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Very nice tour. At first I found the editing style a bit over the top, but in the end I really enjoyed the punchy look. Awesome set
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Nice set Xing, I think the HDR was well-used. These have an almost Hopper-esque sense of time and place largely due to the moody HDR. What are you using for a camera and kits?
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Who you think you are, Stephen Soderbergh?!!!

Great pics mang.
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