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... friend. Luego arrives and we pile into his small
car. His car is a green two door Hyundai. First in are the fish which fit in the
hatchback. Then I get into the back seat with Ears and her carrier on my lap,
John crowds in next to me. In the front go Luego and his companion, then the
fishing poles! The poles go from the front seat to the back and dangle right in
front of my face. It is comical, and I know an adventure is about to take
If you ...
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 ...
Well we got away from Phoenix in reasonable time Friday morning, at 7:00 am and after a quick stop for gas in the seedy part of town, we were off on the road. The road for the first 5- 6 hours was desert and hot, ranging from 36 - 38.5 degrees. The topography was flat but very different than coming through Utah. Larger boulders.
The fun part of the ride didn't really start until we turned south of ...
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.