Travel Blogs from Mazatlan
Today, we worked all day. It's not bad, considering, but the wifi infrastructure made it challenging at times. Fortunately, skype worked when we needed it. It was clear but very windy again. We took a walk on the beach at sunset. In the evening, I was too full for dinner, so we just snacked ...
... are thinking its getting better and you'll be in camp early, you end up caught in a political demo and road block. This one stopped us for over two hours and resulted in a build up of traffic that went for 10km or so. Then the RV park we were going to camp at had turned into something more akin to a refugee camp with rubbish and squalor everywhere.
That night we ended up in a motel in the local and huge Pemex service station (there is only one brand of fuel ...
... and fan on full power!
In the evening I walked back along the malecon to watch the waves swimming to the shore and crashing against the rocks. It was nice to be on my own and not have a care or worry in the world. The yoga place also does meditation for free in the evenings. They have a big house right on the seafront with a yoga studio and a meditation room. They have obviously done well out of something!
The meditation first involved 30 ...
As the sun rose over the industrial port of Topolobampo the night ferry a.k.a. our purgatory, docked. An exhausted Kez and Jez loped off the back of it, hastily picked up their luggage and like lambs to the slaughter walked straight toward a group of taxis, looking for swift transportation the 3 miles to the Los Mochis train station.
We were too mentally weakened and in too much of a hurry ...
... Deers as head pieces in their traditional ritual dance honouring the animal that gave their people sustenance for a couple of thousand years. Adrian told us how ancient tribes would settle conflict, with the leaders of two tribes being sent off tethered together with a wrist strap and required to battle each other from sunrise to sunset, encouraged by the chanting and singing of their respective tribe. At the end of the battle one would have to die and the winner would then ...
Other places to stay in Mazatlan
Avenida Playa Gaviotas 202, Mazatlan | 5 star hotelfrom $76
- 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 $69
- Costa De Oro Outstanding Service
- Fantastic Room & Staff
- Too Loud for Families
Ave Ernesto Coppel Campana 201, Mazatlan | 3 star hotelfrom $116
- 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 $97
- Awesome Vacation Spot
- Loved it will return
- Lovely Pueblo Bonito
Ave Playa Gaviotas 100, Zona Dorada, Mazatlan | Hotelfrom $95
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!
Avenue del Mar 1111, Mazatlan | 4 star hotelfrom $51
Av. Playa Gaviotas 212, Mazatlan | 3 star hotelfrom $54
- Great Family spot
- My Second Home
- The best hotel in Mazatlan
Cerritos No 3110, Mazatlan | 3 star hotelfrom $99
Av. Cameron Sabalo 1927, Mazatlan | 3 star hotelfrom $75
Avenida Del Mar 110, Mazatlan | 1 star hotelfrom $49
6291 Avenida Camaron Sabalo, Mazatlan | 4 star hotelfrom $78
- Great Trip
- Best 2 Weeks In A While
- The best Resort
Av. Camaron Sabalo S/N B, Mazatlan | 3 star hotelfrom $101
- Great vacation!!!
- Great view from the room
- Keep looking - not a Gold Crown Resort
Av. Camaron Sabalo s/n, Mazatlan | 3 star hotelfrom $68
Avenida del Mar # 719, Mazatlan | 3 star hotelfrom $68
Playa Gaviotas 307, Mazatlan | 2 star hotelfrom $44
- Great value for the money
- Azteca Is Great
- Great location
Av. del Toreo No 91, esq. Rafael Buelna, Mazatlan | 2 star hotelfrom $64
Avenida del Mar #1234, Mazatlan | 3 star hotelfrom $65
Avenida Del Mar 48, Mazatlan | 3 star hotelfrom $31
Av. Del Mar No. 73 Mazatlan, Mazatlan | 2 star hotelfrom $55
Av. Camaron Sabalo 709 Zona Dorada , Mazatlan | 2 star hotelfrom $45
Blvd Olas Altas 11 Sur, Mazatlan | 2 star hotelfrom $39
- 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 $59
- Great Deal for the price
- Oceano Palace Rocked!
- Ok but budget......
Av. Olas Altas No. 79 Sur, Mazatlan | 3 star hotelfrom $75
Ave Camaron Sabalo s/n, Mazatlan | 2 star hotelfrom $90