Travel Blogs from Mazatlan
...when cops with machine guns stop to change your tire.
It started out with a sunrise walk on the beach and ended with a sunset walk on another beach 200 miles south.
It was in between where we had another of our adventures with police and their machine guns. Heading out onto the tollway from our beachside campground, we heard a thud....thud....intermittent but bothering.
Turns out we had a flat tire--inside dual. ...
... every country). I found a BK and figured out that the hostel was only a half mile from me. Road over to it (Funky Monkey) - it was easy and a nice place. Salem is the new owner, he is 35 and just moved there 7 months ago. I quickly unpacked and took a shower because the whole hostel was going out for some drinks and then to Carnival. Oh yeah, THAT is why the roads were closed and there were so ...
We arrive in Tampico tired and get a taxi out to a hotel that no longer exists. Our taxi driver suggests another which is undergoing building work, and we end up at the beach front where half the hotels are stupidy expensive towers of sanity, or grimy part-time brothels. We end up back at the bus station and buy our tickets out for the next morning!
... us some great info on things to see once we get over to the mainland.
Alright, it's 11am and we really have to get going now! We hustle hack to the hotel and ask for a later checkout and they grant it...phew. We pack up our bags and leave our loaded bicyckles in our room, then walk through town in search of the museum, the ferry boat ticket office, lunch, and a bakery. In one hour, we are able to find 3 of the 4, and rush ...
We arrived back in Mexico on Sunday the 12th of September. It was a great trip down from Portland but we were very tired. We drove about 10 hours every day. As some of you know we had a sister from here that was visiting Portland ride back with us. "Karen" When we arrived back in Altamira her mother had a delicious meal waiting for us. See why we love it here. The brothers are really wonderful. Anyway, I will try to show some pictures of our travels through the US. It was so beautiful.
Other places to stay in Mazatlan
Avenida Playa Gaviotas 202, Mazatlan | 5 star hotelfrom $82
- Like the style and look
- The "Perla del Pacifico"--Hotel Playa Mazatlan!
- The best in town
Av. Camaron Sabalo No 710, Mazatlan | 3 star hotelfrom $80
- Costa De Oro Outstanding Service
- Fantastic Room & Staff
- Too Loud for Families
Ave Ernesto Coppel Campana 201, Mazatlan | 3 star hotelfrom $117
- Best in Mazatlan
- Let's keep Emeral Bay a secret
Calz. Sabalo Cerritos S/N, Mazatlan | Hotelfrom $90
- Simply Wonderful!
- Sea Garden employees are very friendly, but..
Avenida Camaron Sabalo 2121, Mazatlan | 4 star hotelfrom $98
- Awesome Vacation Spot
- Loved it will return
- Lovely Pueblo Bonito
Ave Playa Gaviotas 100, Zona Dorada, Mazatlan | Hotelfrom $95
Avenue del Mar 1111, Mazatlan | 4 star hotelfrom $53
Punta del Sabalo s/n, Mazatlan | 3 star hotelfrom $80
- Won't Stay Any where else in Mexico
- Faro Mazatlan - value plus
- We've been there lots!
Av. Playa Gaviotas 212, Mazatlan | 3 star hotelfrom $92
- Great Family spot
- My Second Home
- The best hotel in Mazatlan
Cerritos No 3110, Mazatlan | 3 star hotelfrom $98
Av. Cameron Sabalo 1927, Mazatlan | 3 star hotelfrom $73
Avenida Del Mar 110, Mazatlan | 1 star hotelfrom $50
6291 Avenida Camaron Sabalo, Mazatlan | 4 star hotelfrom $101
- Great Trip
- Best 2 Weeks In A While
- The best Resort
Av. Camaron Sabalo S/N, Mazatlan | 3 star hotelfrom $103
- Great vacation!!!
- Great view from the room
- Keep looking - not a Gold Crown Resort
Av. Camaron Sabalo s/n, Mazatlan | 3 star hotelfrom $86
Avenida del Mar # 719, Mazatlan | 3 star hotelfrom $59
Playa Gaviotas 307, Mazatlan | 2 star hotelfrom $45
- Great value for the money
- Azteca Is Great
- Great location
Av. del Toreo No 90, esq. Rafael Buelna, Mazatlan | 2 star hotelfrom $60
Avenida del Mar #1234, Mazatlan | 3 star hotelfrom $72
Avenida Del Mar 48, Mazatlan | 3 star hotelfrom $45
Av. Del Mar No. 73 Mazatlan, Mazatlan | 2 star hotelfrom $70
Av. Camaron Sabalo 709 Zona Dorada , Mazatlan | 2 star hotelfrom $55
Blvd Olas Altas 11 Centro (Downtown), Mazatlan | 2 star hotelfrom $41
- Great Hotel, careful on Olas Atlas Beach
- Bargains in Mazatlan
- Great Place to Experience the "Real" Mexico
Avenida Camaron Sabalo S/n, Mazatlan | 3 star hotelfrom $61
- Great Deal for the price
- Oceano Palace Rocked!
- Ok but budget......
Av. Olas Altas No. 79 Sur, Mazatlan | 3 star hotelfrom $80
Ave Camaron Sabalo s/n, Mazatlan | 2 star hotelfrom $189