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Acapulco. Once one of the world's most famous and popular resort destinations, the pretty coastal city is now mainly only visited by vacationing Mexican families (and, apparently, us). Acapulco has seen its share of gruesome gang violence in recent years, and as with many other places in the country, there are regular government protests happening in the streets. It is also still picking up the pieces ...
... headed back to the hotel. I call to the house and Francisco answered. We determine that it's best for me to go directly to the church from the hotel, bypassing the confusion at the house. I receive my usual Spanish lesson from him. Now it's Marguarita time. In the bar poolside, I order a Marguarita and syome chips while I write this. I have two hours before I have to leave. A welcome nap shortened by the need to get dressed for the Quinciniera ...
With Semana Santa finished I figured the driving would be smooth from here on out. Funny thing...it turns out most Mexicans get the entire week off following the holy week. Great, looks like another week of crowded destinations. At least the drive to Acapulco was smooth, wide and vacant of traffic....until I was within 30 miles. Flat, wide open, mostly barren terrain with a mountainous horizon suddenly burst into a thriving city-scape, which went up ...
Today we spent the day sailing down the coast of Mexico. From our map, we are off the coast of Acapulco. No port stops today as we are heading to Guatamala, which takes two nights and two days sailing to arrive. The waters are very calm and the sailing very smooth. We are both very relaxed and Johnny is enjoying the variety of foods on board.
I was expecting Acapulco to be overrun by Americans but apparently the resort had bad press a few years ago so the Americans and Canadians now head to Cancun and Playa Del Carmen. It seemed quite a safe place to me. This is probably helped by the fact that the Mexican Presidents two daughters are currently in the town. Armed police are very ...