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Travel Blogs from Acapulco
... really intended on going, but was able to find an empty dorm room and settle in for the night. Taxco was quite an interesting place to visit – almost 100% Mexican with Bochos (Volswagen Beetles) seemingly everywhere, and markets being somehow worked into impossible tiny cobbled side streets. It was kind of like being transported into a different time era as you walked up the steep hill to see the (actually impressive) cathedral, and stay around a vantage point where you could do ...
We had a 5 hr wait in Acapulco for our overnight bus to Puerto Escondido. Both keen to see the famous cliff divers and not too sure how it would happen. But a lovely little mexican taxi driver Orlando took us under his wing and chauffeured us around for 4 hrs all for $20. Tourism in Acapulco has really suffered following the floods and people bombard you everywhere you go with 2 for 1 deals with accommodation and ...
... a shower! We had a couple of breaks and went and jumped in the pool. But it is installed. Finally. We departed the marina and are on anchor again, still in Acapulco for the night. The only problem remaining is the lack of satellite phone (hereafter referred to as "Iridium"). Funny thing I just learned. It is the Iridium system because the atomic number of Iridium is 66, which is the number of satellites originally launched to support the Iridium sat-com ...
... these roving groups of kids dive bombing into the pool and just plain screaming and shouting, carrying on and just plain having fun.
OK it was after midnight and it would soon be quiet, right? Well, no --- I think it was after 02:00 by the time things quieted down. The question we kept asking ourselves is where were the parents of these children? Either they went out on the town or they were oblivious to the disturbance created by their ...
Acapulco: perhaps the most
disappointing destination that we had in Mexico. In my imagination
Acapulco was the dream destination with modern buildings and a pritty
nice beach, but in real it looked like a basic tourist destination
with a dirty city beach. We spent the whole day at the beach even ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking