On my way to the depths of Mexico’s Copper Canyon, I detoured into the high pine forests atop the rim of Urique Canyon to see Cabanas San Isidro Lodge. I was not expecting much; this is rough terrain, where putty-colored dust coats everything in sight until summer rains arrive, and development of any kind is almost non-existent. With the nearest furniture store hours away, I assumed the lodge would be rustic at best, but bare bones furnishings would not have surprised me.
Imagine my astonishment when I stepped into the main lodge and dining room and discovered tongue-in-groove wooden ceilings, authentic Mexican tile work, decorative brick work, linen tablecloths, and a gorgeous hand-painted mural of the canyon covering one whole wall. The adjacent sitting room was equally impressive, as was the sunken bar, featuring wood stove for Read More »