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Muzquiz,Coahuila

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Offline homerboy2u

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Muzquiz,Coahuila
« on: July 18, 2008, 11:58:59 PM »
This is a thread i should have started long a go. Being that is the last town, right smack in the middle of the Chihuahuan desert before you head out to the nothingness. Big Cattle Ranches have their offices there, Fluorite Mining companies call Muzquiz their base of Operations, there is a very big Military Base that patrols the whole Sierra de Santa Rosa (Sierra Madre) from the town and on, and many many history anecdotes worth sharing with you all, that involves many lives from people all over the world that have come to call Muzquiz home.

   This will be an ongoing thread with what ever material i can gather to share and videos i can find for you to see.

 So lets get started.......

 This is Muzquiz in pictures, it shows the name of the Vice-President personality, for which it was named : Melchor Muzquiz.......





  He was originally from this town, helped President Benito Juarez ......



  In the ongoing struggles to form a new emerging nation, with many troubles, invasive armies such as the French Army , under Maximiliano de Habsburgo.


 Muzquiz has a lot of History dating back to 1674 when it was originally founded as a Presidio by the name of Santa Rosa.

 Muzquiz is an oasis, with its beautiful La Cascada natural waterpark, that flows most of the year and delivers a good amount of water to the town.



  The cristal clear waters of the Sabinas River, is surrounded by Sabino trees along the course of it



 and the Church of Santa Rosa de Lima is considered one of the most beautiful churches in the State...I have a very good history book on it, i will share....




 Much more to come....enjoy!!


« Last Edit: July 19, 2008, 12:04:40 AM by homerboy2u2 »
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Offline homerboy2u

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« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2008, 12:06:26 PM »
Hello folks;

I was surfing the net and found this webpage about the Carbonifera Region, to my surprise the page is written in Spanish and in English, so i think it will be very informative on the many aspects of that part of Coahuila, which is very connected to the Big Bend region.

Please, just click the link to Turismo Carbonifera.com, for a wealth of information that will be of your liking. A very good read with pictures, he! my favorite sites! :icon_lol:

Enjoy
« Last Edit: July 27, 2008, 12:08:56 PM by homerboy2u2 »
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oldfatman

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Re: Muzquiz,Coahuila
« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2008, 12:31:32 PM »
I thank you very much for all this effort on your part and look forward to future information.  Your information will be expecially valuable to me.

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Re: Muzquiz,Coahuila
« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2008, 11:13:18 PM »
The Rio Sabinas looks like the Medina or Sabinal rivers in the Hill Country. I need to go back down there and see if you can kayak it. Some of the video looks like the water is deep enough.

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Offline mediopelo

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Re: Muzquiz,Coahuila
« Reply #4 on: November 07, 2008, 11:11:04 AM »
A very interesting post, Homero. Speaking of the military base at M?squiz, I was told by someone probably not more than ten years ago that the army still had hundreds of cavalry horses there. Do you know if this is true?

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Offline homerboy2u

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Re: Muzquiz,Coahuila
« Reply #5 on: November 07, 2008, 12:14:44 PM »
Yes Aggiehiker..the water is deep enough to kayak it,so i have been told.

 Mediopelo......They use to have them,but it has been at least 10-15 years or so since the horses were exchange for Hummers,Choppers and military vehicles. It is a BIG Military Base,the name stuck,much like U.S. Air cavalry,they are a cavalry at all anymore.

Maybe we should call them and recommend them to change it?.... :eusa_eh:
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Offline homerboy2u

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Re: Muzquiz,Coahuila
« Reply #6 on: November 12, 2008, 06:23:58 PM »
Some friends of mine went over to check out the Rio Sabinas in Muzquiz,looks as though the floods really helped the river with the rapids,currents and obstacles...enjoy.

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