here with her mother. She had a primary school education and left home at age fourteen to
I walked to the edge of town to get a panoramic view. Creel was a rustic town. Log build-
ings gave it a western feel. It was located in a valley and was surrounded by forests. There
were Ponderosa pines, long-needled pines, short-needled pines and Triste (Sad) pines,
whose needles drooped as if weeping. Sculptured rock formations framed Creel to the east.
To the west, on the hill overlooking Creel, there was a giant white Cristo Rey (Statue of
Expenses: Hotel $25, meals $19, tour $20, Internet $2. Total $66.