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... police were just taking the biscuit. We parked the car and literally ran to the first bar we saw which turned out to be a Mexican cabaret bar, hilarious and certainly cheered us up! There's literally bars all along the front but they are pretty much all the same, cheap food, beers and sand. We ended up staying in a place called hotel Olimar which was about 10 minute drive from the main avenue. Looked decent enough and was super cheap for Acapulco. We basically ...
... to see the famous cliff divers of La Quebrada. These professional divers perform daily shows (mostly at night) as they dive 35 metres from the cliffs into the sea below. They have been diving here since 1934 and timing is everything, as we heard that the water is only around 2-4 metres deep so they must time their dive with an incoming wave. It's absolutely insane! We spent both nights watching the divers with ...
... had originally planned on staying at the Funky Monkey for a week but here he was one year later working as the manager. He'd recently found a chick which had fallen out of a nest and so had decided to nurse it into adulthood armed with the worlds smallest spoon and some turtle food. Now you might think because of this that he was a friendly, cuddly type but in fact he was a grumpy, surly, don't talk to me type. He spends most of his time surfing, ...
... s devastating Hurricane Manuel, so tourism (the main industry) has hit an all-time low. The lack of other foreign tourists in the area made us easy targets for determined salespeople and long stares. We didn't feel safe walking around at night, nor comfortable laying on the beach (though we did stumble upon an awesome veggie restaurant). We paid upfront for three nights' stay at our hotel and left after ...
... really get in without a private yacht. So each end of the bay represents 2 different class extremes, and the middle is a strip of fast-food, retail shopping, and over-priced family restaurants. I stuck mostly to the old town, as it had more character and energy...but after a day I was good to go. There wasn't really anything to keep me interested, and I was looking forward to the laid-back style of Puerto Escondido.
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