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Sunset Sunday – A Stop for a Holiday In(n) Mazatlan

Sunset Sunday – A Stop for a Holiday In(n) Mazatlan

Next week I’ll be starting another holiday Mazatlan. It will be a special holiday too. I am heading to Mazatlan for Carnival. I’ve heard the celebration is the third largest in the Americas (Rio, New Orleans are 1,2), now I’ll finally know first hand. Therefore as part of my preparation I reviewed my images from […]

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the Five – Photos of Mazatlan

the Five – Photos of Mazatlan

Photographs can tell a story. I pieced together these five photographs to highlight a recent trip south of the border to Mazatlan, Mexico. Golden Zone – Playa Camarones Known as a beach destination, Mazatlan also has surf. One morning I woke up early to head down to Playa Camarones to catch a few waves. Located […]

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Sunset Sunday – Sunset on the Mazatlán Malecón

Sunset Sunday – Sunset on the Mazatlán Malecón

I reviewed the scheduled itinerary for Mazatlán and immediately looked at see where I’d be for sunset each night. I noticed most nights the sunset occurred over dinner (makes sense) but I also knew one of the restaurants. The dinner at el Shrimp Bucket would be located right on the malecón. I circled that evening. […]

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The Timeshare Option – Should You Buy a Timeshare?

The Timeshare Option – Should You Buy a Timeshare?

The more I travel to Mexico, the more I notice the timeshare or vacation ownership option continues to be popular. So on one trip I decided to ask myself,  “Should I buy a timeshare?” I understand the basic concept. One purchases “time,” a set number of days (one week or two) at a resort (or […]

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Where to Stay in Mazatlán? – El Cid Marina Beach

Where to Stay in Mazatlán? – El Cid Marina Beach

Mazatlán offers over ten thousand hotel rooms for visitors and in my travels to the coastal city, I’ve stayed in multiple. All enjoyable and all safe. And when people ask me in conversation where to stay when traveling in Mazatlán, I’ll mention hotels in multiple neighborhoods (Nuevo Mazatlán, Old Town, and the Golden Zone). But, regardless […]

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Sunset Sunday – A Sunset in Mazatlán with Smiley

Sunset Sunday – A Sunset in Mazatlán with Smiley

Two of us boarded the bus for the afternoon tour with our driver. Yet  just before we exited the hotel gate, the other passenger changed his mind and exited the vehicle for an afternoon poolside. He left me on a personal tour with a jolly man nicknamed “Smiley.” I decided to switch from conversing in […]

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Mazatlan Tours – ATV or Canopy Tour at Huana Coa?

Mazatlan Tours – ATV or Canopy Tour at Huana Coa?

I love to zip-line. And when asked, I thought I’d always select a canopy adventure (zip-line) over ATV. Then one afternoon, at Huana Coa, an adventure tour operator, outside of Mazatlan Mexico, I surprised myself. Huana Coa Canopy Adventure Huana Coa, an adventure outfit located in the Sierra Madre mountains is forty-five minutes from the […]

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Sunset Sunday – Zona Dorada, Mazatlán (en Español )

Sunset Sunday – Zona Dorada, Mazatlán (en Español )

Llegamos a Diego’s en la Zona Dorada dos horas antes de puesta del sol. Comimos camarones, tomamos las cervezas y placticamos de México. Era una buena tarde. Entonces como el sol casi tocó el horizonte, caminé en la playa abajo al Océano Pacifico. Yo miré el cielo, el océano, y las personas en el mar. Muy […]

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