Category: Mexico

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Dropping in at Zicatela (I took the photo... not me surfing) 12

Work For Stay

A while back a friend showed me the great website helpx.net, a site that links travelers like myself with people who need some kind of work done. The original idea began with World Wide...

Waves rolling in 4

Driving Rediscovered

I’m all set to leave La Manzanilla when Jason’s mustang blows a head gasket and he needs my help getting it back to town. What the heck, one more night can’t hurt We walk...

The hot water is coming up from the bottom of the river 4

Home in La Manzanillia

Driving the boat back to La Manzanilla gets pretty nerve racking when we have to go out into deep water around all the giant rocks getting slammed by monster waves. We try to figure...

The main beach at La Manzanillia 6

Life In La Manzanillia

Over the course of the following week we manage to get into all sorts of misadventures in and around La Manzanilla. I didn’t think it was possible to get a cold in a tropical...

Palm trees a plenty beachside at La Manzanilla 4

South to La Manzanilla

We make some great friends at the Oasis Hostel is Puerto Vallarta, particularly Andrew and Tyler who drove down in their $800 beat-up Subaru from British Columbia, Canada. Our last night at the hostel...

Police Corruption 16

Police Corruption

So far we’ve had a great run with the Police in Mexico, who have all but ignored us everywhere we’ve been. Neither of us thought for a second that was going to last. We’ve...

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