Travel Blogs from Mazatlan
... Stone Island. We're in the middle of nowhere only a short ferry ride from old town Mazatlan where we'll go tomorrow.
The dirt road in was treacherous. ******-bad. It took an hour to go 8 miles and nearly shook this poor motorhome to bits. I try not to think of the tires. right.
But the sight when we got here: Right on the beach, the sunsets are incredible, but they tell us tonight's was sub-par. Maybe, but still a beautiful sight.
... the ocean, I find it humbling, enormous, mystical and a friend all at the same time. You can look at it and see its beauty as the sun draws ever nearer its rest spot at the end of the day sending a beam of sparkling orange light over the water towards you. You can be in it and feel the everlasting continuity of the tides and currents as you bob in it cork-like. You find yourself trying to comprehend the scale of ...
... look on the bright side...at least we have lots of good company during our stay in La Paz!
For dinner, our sextet rides into town and go the Chinese buffet...eating contest! Not really, we all can eat plenty without the extra incentive of being competitive :)
Day 24 (1/10/11): 50km
Beach day! Our group of six ride out to Playa Tecolote, about 25km from our hotel. We snack as we sit on the sand ...
... who had put a grill outside and was selling tacos for dinner. They allowed me into their home, all the way out to the back porch where the bathroom was located with a toilet bowl in a brick outhouse, and she woman told me to flush with a bucket of water which was located nearby. At a brick sink probably where laundry is done, hands are washed , children are bathed, dishes are done, hair is washed etc,,, all purpose sink outdoors, I went back to eating again, ...
... and that the locals know not to swim there because its too close to where the fisherman land and throw all the excess fish guts out. They tell me I need two shots and I figure no biggie. By this time all of my symptoms are beginning to clear up little by little. They bring in the shots and I harken back to the day I got a gamma globulin shot after a hepatitis outbreak at Marquette.
For those that havenīt had one, its like having ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Tropicana Mazatlan
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Ave Playa Gaviotas 100, Zona Dorada, Mazatlan | Hotelfrom $95
Avenue del Mar 1111, Mazatlan | 4 star hotelfrom $53
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Av. Camaron Sabalo S/N B, Mazatlan | 3 star hotelfrom $103
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Avenida del Mar #1234, Mazatlan | 3 star hotelfrom $72
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Avenida Camaron Sabalo S/n, Mazatlan | 3 star hotelfrom $61
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Av. Olas Altas No. 79 Sur, Mazatlan | 3 star hotelfrom $80
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