Travel Blogs from Zihuatanejo, Mexico

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Car Trouble, Zihuatanejo, Mexico travel blog

Car Trouble

A travel blog entry by panf007

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... to stay another night at the hostel, and fix the jeep tomorrow. Unfortunately, we have to go separate ways. I took the bus to Zihuatanejo,(first time on the bus since Baja California), I arrive after dark. With no guide book -- just a old map, I try ...

A handful of turtles!, Zihuatanejo, Mexico travel blog

A handful of turtles!

A travel blog entry by mistytravels

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I have seen hatchlings! Tiny little bundles of life in the shape of baby Oliver Ridley Turtles! Yesterday, Joao was supposed to visit the local turtle sanctuary – Campamento Tortuguero Ayotlcalli, to share his expertise in the matter. Joao has many ...

Cuyutlan to Ixtapa, Mexico, Ixtapa, Mexico travel blog

Cuyutlan to Ixtapa, Mexico

A travel blog entry by travelinfam

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Day 8: Zihautanajo, Zihautanajo, Mexico travel blog

Day 8: Zihautanajo

A travel blog entry by globetrotters

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Here we are in Zihautanejo. It has been 12 years since I was here, and as I look out over the view from the ship, none of this looks familiar. Probably not because of any massive development that has taken place since I was here last. But just because ...

Living it up on the day of the dead, Zihuatanejo, Mexico travel blog

Living it up on the day of the dead

A travel blog entry by mistytravels

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... feeling that I’ve been quite successful lately. Living it up, right here, right now, with lots of love from Zihuatanejo/ TinaArmadilloLlorona P.S. Check out this link, shown on local TV about the celebrations here in town. This was the night ...

Vive Mexico!, Zihuatanejo, Mexico travel blog

Vive Mexico!

A travel blog entry by blowstein

Its been about three weeks since Tracy and I got to Zihuatanejo (see wah tah NAY ho), which is in the Mexican state of Guerrero. We picked this town solely based on what we saw online as far as: population (not too big or too small), access ...

Beach baby!, Zihuatanejo and Ixtapa, Mexico travel blog

Beach baby!

A travel blog entry by ironic100

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OK so my Michigander friend (Anne) and I decided it was time to get a tan, so we headed for the beautiful resort of Zihuatanejo. No for those of you not in the know, Zihuatanejo...or Zih as it's know to locals.....lies west of Acapulco on the Pacific ...

Zihuatanejo, Zihuatanejo, Mexico travel blog

Zihuatanejo

A travel blog entry by paulhand33

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"Zihuatenejo. Sure I remember the name. A name like that is just to pretty to forget." So it was said in the Stephen King novella which was later turned into the film The Shawshank Redemption.   Unlike a lot of places depicted by ...

What a great day, Ixtapa, Mexico travel blog

What a great day

A travel blog entry by thriftydrifters

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... in Fonatur RV Park in Ixtapa Mexico, you know RVing in Mexico in August is great , abit warm, no gringos and the campgrounds are empty. We have only met 2 gingos since we left Nogalas. On tomorrow headed to Oaxaca Mexico. We might get 100 miles will see ...

Totally redeemed!, Zihuatanejo, Mexico travel blog

Totally redeemed!

A travel blog entry by jessandmalin

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Needless to say I (Malin) was not feeling well this morning. I was not even sure that I would make it another day on the bike, but I also knew I did not want to stay in Playa Azul or that room for another minute. I gathered all my strength (both mentally ...

Crime but no punishment, Zihuatanejo, Mexico travel blog

Crime but no punishment

A travel blog entry by mistytravels

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... lately. (And may I begin by adding that this is a MOST UNUSUAL experience in this otherwise SAFE and wonderful corner of Mexico.). I’m not saying otherwise life has been uneventful, the days are so good and full of beautiful moments – the ...

Rustic Mexican Fishing Town, Zihuatanejo, Mexico travel blog

Rustic Mexican Fishing Town

A travel blog entry by prieststrip

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... Mexican hand embroidered blouses.  I have to mention our worst time was in Ixtapa, a built up modern resort spitting distance from Zihuatanejo.  We had read up about a water park there.  Oh my golly gosh it made the French water parks look ...

Wet AND dusty!, Zihuatanejo, Mexico travel blog

Wet AND dusty!

A travel blog entry by mistytravels

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I am amazed how, even after a night of torrential rain, the dust arises with the morning traffic. People sweep and sweep, disappearing into clouds of yellow sand, leaving a layer of dirt on your sweaty skin. Already early in the morning, the hustle and ...

Eating it all!, Zihuatanejo, Mexico travel blog

Eating it all!

A travel blog entry by mistytravels

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If there was a God and he had a restaurant I would eat there. But I know the secret recipe for divine sweetness, and if you are good, I will share it with you soon… Most of my days here are spent walking the five kilometers to the beach Las Gatas ...

Went fishing and caught a WHALE!!!!!, Zihuatanejo, Mexico travel blog

Went fishing and caught a WHALE!!!!!

A travel blog entry by mistytravels

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... on the boat of captain Max, and headed out for "La Isla" - a small island outside Ixtapa, the neighbouring town of Zihuatanejo where I'm staying. Cold beers, good moods, Champi with his guittar, fishing rods prepared, we went out into the blue glittering ...

Worshipping and drinking Mescal, Zihuatanejo, Mexico travel blog

Worshipping and drinking Mescal

A travel blog entry by mistytravels

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... here to offer their devotion, pleading for health for the sick.   This was my first trip anywhere inside Mexico really, I came directly to Zihuatanejo last year and came straight back this year, so for me this three hour car journey north was truly ...

Day 17 - Ixtapa to Alcapulco, Mexico, Ixtapa, Mexico travel blog

Day 17 - Ixtapa to Alcapulco, Mexico

A travel blog entry by guruzers

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It took us even longer to go fewer kms today.  The towns are very close together and they all have these really pointy speed bumps called "topes".  If we didn't slow down for them, we'd get bucked off our mules.  The big trucks almost come ...

Is this really legal??, Zihuatanejo, Mexico travel blog

Is this really legal??

A travel blog entry by mistytravels

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A few days ago the sea was extraordinary. It was quiet and calm, almost mirror-like at the surface, just a few soft movements the evidence of its pulse. On the beach there were a few dead fish as no waves came to pick up what previous ones had left. It ...

Beach Bugs, Zihuatanejo, Mexico travel blog

Beach Bugs

A travel blog entry by courtrand

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We headed out of Lazaro Cardenas, stopping for lunch on a remote beach near zihuatenejo and expressing our love for the country in the sand. Got back on the bikes and rode another hour or two through beautiful winding roads.   Crashed on a beach with ...

Heighten Military Presence but Beautiful Beaches, Ixtapa, Mexico travel blog

Heighten Military Presence but Beautiful Beaches

A travel blog entry by cmedancing

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Ixtapa surprised both Christina and I as the area was like one big Resort.  Much different then the rest of Mexico, the gardens were manicured, no garbage, and decent roads. This was one of the first RV Parks we found that was in good shape offering all ...

The hills are aliiiiiive!!!!, Zihuatanejo, Mexico travel blog

The hills are aliiiiiive!!!!

A travel blog entry by mistytravels

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There are only approximately 65.000 people in Zihuatanejo, and I'm starting to recognize just a hand-full. More than a hand-full seem to recognize me, but surely it is easier for them as I must stick out as the tourist with the fast pace. Only walking ...

Zihuatanejo, Zihuatanejo, Mexico travel blog

Zihuatanejo

A travel blog entry by freeandeasy

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3 nights here. Mexican tourist town, friendly tourist police gave us a lift to the hostel cos it had moved address. Angela's hostel-hotel, really nice, had a kitchen - good to cook our own food. Met a Mexican family who were on holiday, within 5 minutes ...

Raul, The Lighthouse, and the sea, Zihuatanejo, Mexico travel blog

Raul, The Lighthouse, and the sea

A travel blog entry by mistytravels

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It is a perfect walk, that one, that takes me to Playa Las Gatas. It’s an hour, uphill and downhill, through the short beach La Madera, the long beach La Ropa, across the rocks and past Raul. Raul is a man that helps people on the dock, with ...

A good base to explore nearby indiginous villages, Bochil, Mexico travel blog

A good base to explore nearby indiginous villages

A travel blog entry by amazingjourneys

I decided to leave San Cristobal and spend a couple of nights in Bochil to visit nearby indigenous villages. This less travelled route winds spectacularly through the mountain valleys before climbing steeply to where I reached my destination. ...

A warm place with no memory, Zihuatanejo, Mexico travel blog

A warm place with no memory

A travel blog entry by mistytravels

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“Tell you where I’d go. Zihuatanejo. It’s in Mexico, a little place on the Pacific Ocean. Do you know what the Mexicans say about the Pacific? They say it has no memory. That’s where I want to live the rest of my life. A warm ...

Day 16 - La Placita to Ixtapa, Mexico, Ixtapa, Mexico travel blog

Day 16 - La Placita to Ixtapa, Mexico

A travel blog entry by guruzers

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... as possible.  The little bit of rain we had was welcomed to help cool us down.  Highway 200 down the coast of Mexico is so gorgeous with curvy roads, lush flowered plants, donkeys, cows, pigs and ocean views.  The road was ...

rice and beans, Ixtapa, Mexico travel blog

rice and beans

A travel blog entry by jeffandlinzi

hey hey at troncones beach just north of ixtapa.... surfing a left point out front of our bungalow... super fun, beautiful place but very pricey... heaps of californians around with wads of cash so we are eating rice and beans every day... surfed ...

Being deep and finding Jesus..., Zihuatanejo, Mexico travel blog

Being deep and finding Jesus...

A travel blog entry by mistytravels

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... out of my mind… I will get to the point soon.   As I have spent more and more time here in beautiful Zihuatanejo hanging out with my buddies but also working at the dive-shop, I have decided to try and get an Open Water Diver Certification. If ...

Latinos - shaking my world, Zihuatanejo, Mexico travel blog

Latinos - shaking my world

A travel blog entry by mistytravels

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I’m not sure what makes most noise around here. The roosters in the morning, the perpetually barking dogs, or the humming of crappy old fridges, but I do know what makes the most interesting sound. It is the pronunciation of certain words by ...

More fun hitching rides to and from Zihuatanejo..., Zihuatanejo, Mexico travel blog

More fun hitching rides to and from Zihuatanejo...

A travel blog entry by amazingjourneys

... hotelcasaceleste.com. This small luxury hotel, with 15 rooms and a pool has only recently opened and is located in the heart of Zihuatanejo. All the en-suite rooms are nicely furnished with king-size beds, wireless, and cable TV. The hotel sits on the ...

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