LA RECUA CAST & CREW
Darío Higuera Meza
(Actor / Director/ Dreamer) Darío is a ranching and leatherwork expert specializing in traditional gear used in Baja California Sur. Dario was a key character for the filming of the award-winning documentary, Corazón Vaquero in 2006/2007. Recently he has won several statewide recognitions for his continued work in teaching, promoting and inciting a revival of historic Californio ranching skills. Darío has earned the position of Director for the film, as his story and knowledge weaves through the fabric of the film and leads us down the trail.
Luis Higuera Murillo
The youngest son of Dario Higuera and key element to pack train management, trail knowledge and construction of traditional gear used in the documentary.
Ricardo Arce Aguilar
Ricardo lives in the Sierra San Francisco in central BCS. Ricardo’s screen-presence, music ability, trail-guide experience, and ranch and leatherworking knowledge makes him a perfect addition in our documentary.
Azucena, age 10, daughter of Ricardo, has grown up on road-less ranches in the heart of the Sierra de San Francisco. Riding outback trails and learning to herd and pack burros at a very young age, her genuine and competent trail-presence makes her an inspiring member of the team.
Luis Ramon Higuera
Age 8 and is the son of Luis and the lucky grandson of Dario Higuera. Apple of his grandfather’s eye Ramoncito is the future generation to keep the historic talabartero (leatherworker) tradition alive.
Jose ‘Che” Martinez
Che is trail-guide extraordinaire and the guy we counted on to give us our daily “walking orders” for trail and camp logistics.