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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 ...
... shop owners greeting you with pleasantries and usually a shot of tequila or cold beer. Men that desired to escort through town to find the best silver prices, Spanish women selling their handicraft goods. We exercised (literally) every moment of free time going up and down the lovely streets always aware to stand against the wall when Herbie wished to pass.
Silverwork and tourism is the mainstay of Taxco; however, there ...
... s are referred to by the locals as "the pioneers". Alamos has approximately 300 U.S. citizens who own homes in the town and spend their winters there.
Mexican Independence Day is September 16th and each city or town that we visited was in preparation by decorating with banners, flags and other patriotic items and Alamos was no different.
Our local guide had arranged for us to visit a Mayan woman in her home who makes pottery. She has her own ...
... police are nowhere near as crafty or covert as the California highway patrol I grew up with. With some good tunes cranking out the speakers, I was flying.
I did learn a few things about the roads here. Mexico loves speed bumps. LOVES them. They come in all heights, widths, sizes and angles. Some are brightly painted and signposted, others are like little road ninjas trying to assassinate your axles. Maybe ...
... be simple compared to what we had to do.
Because by now the grader's working right in front of us so we can't get out on to the road. We have to drive up the block on. the. sidewalk.
Picture a 25´ motorhome driving on the sidewalk --and this between a steel sign that's anchored into the cement and the abrupt drop-off.
But we do have a happy, smiling Mexican easing us along--a little more left, more, more left, he motions. More?
We go more left and ...