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Travel Blogs from Manzanillo
We hung around after dinner until the mosquitos started getting us and still the dancers hadn't shown, so we left. "We'll come back later," we told them. We'd changed clothes and were sitting round reading when Donna comes over...you want to go see the dancers? They've started.
So here we go, me in the tshirt I wear to bed--we were just going to watch, after all, but so glad we went because the dancers were cute and fun and lively.
Manzanillo is a town on Costa Alegre in Mexico. Costa Alegre translates to happy coast. It was a good getaway to come here although there is literally nothing to do in town. There is a giant port and a marlin statue with some shops and that is it. There aren’t even local restaurants or cathedrals here. I guess on the bright side, I think this port brings a lot of money to the locals ...
... great and we have no
problem returning here again. We recommend this place to everyone. It is not
your typical Mexican resort town like Puerto Vallarta or Acapulco. Don’t expect high rise condos and fancy resorts. It is a real Mexican pueblo that is made up of simple and affordable
hotels, bungalows and rv parks.
... staying in with Diane and Claude. Only in Mexico lol.
We took a little boat over to the island off of Barra de Navidad, where there are restaurants that serve seafood and we ate shrimp, and more shrimp, and fish. We ate in the same place with Amy and Caitlin, in 2000. Not much had changed.
In Melaque, we did a bit of swimming and mostly just enjoyed sitting on the beach with our beers and Pina Coladas. Never did the thought of the ice storm ...
... is stewed all day in the terracotta pots in a swirling array of spices and juice. Tender, soft, peeling easily away from the bone, melting in your mouth, the goat tacos were for sure an unforgettable delicacy.
3 mountainous rocks stood tall at the north end of the playa. they were easily accessible by foot and were home to many crabs and sea urchens in the tidle pools. Picture filled and sweaty as each afternoon turns into, we carefully stepped our ...