Santa Cruz Huatulco

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  • Day109

    Vamos a la playa turistica

    December 25, 2019 in Mexico ⋅ ☀️ 30 °C

    As we spent Christmas Eve in the mountains, we wanted to be at the coast on Christmas Day. The route was one of the best we've cycled so far. We passed tiny mountain villages, enjoyed stunning views and curvy downhills. So we stopped quite often to take photos. We also had some steep climbs in between, so in the end, it took us longer than expected to get to the coast. Instead of going to a smaller village further along the coast, we decided to stay in Huatulco. Kind of a bad choice, as it's full of tourists at this time of the year and available hotel rooms are scarce and totally overpriced. It took us quite long to find an adequate room. Also, when we checked out the beach, we didn't feel like swimming anymore because of the crowds. So we just bought some food, cooked dinner and called it a night.
    At our hotel, we met Ivan, a Brazilian cyclists who had cycled from Canada to Mexico so far. He gave us some advice about biking in Central America which will for sure be quite useful in the future.
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  • Day14


    January 12, 2019 in Mexico ⋅ ☁️ 29 °C

    We arrived in Huatulco at 10 am so there was time for a hearty breakfast before heading ashore. It was 29 degrees, no breeze and mostly cloudy which still made it very hot for walking. We walked through the small town stopping at a cafe for a cerveza and coke for a total of $5, which then allowed us wifi access. Afterwards we visited a fair in the park where you could buy local products, such as coffee, herbs, soaps and handicrafts. There was a live band that JS said sounded like Santana. The beach was busy with families and the water was warm. Having seen all there was to see, we headed back to the ship for a late lunch and reading on the deck. It wasn’t a very exciting day and we were glad to depart at 6 pm.Read more

  • Day5

    Church in la Crucecita

    April 4, 2019 in Mexico ⋅ ☀️ 31 °C

    The Church in la Crucecita. built in the 1980's it has the largest mural of "our lady of Guadalupe'. It was very pretty, and the colours in the church were very bright.

    She is the patroness of Mexico. in 1531 Juan Diego saw a brown skinned version of the Virgin Mary enclosed in a dazzling aura of light. She told him to build a shrine in her memory on that spot where the Aztecs had long worshipped their Earth Mother Tonantzin. She also told him to go the cathedral and tell the archbishop her instructions. The archbishop did not believe him. So she realized a miracle was necessary. She instructed Juan Diego to pick some roses at the spot she had appeared to him, in itself a miracle as roses did not occur there, he wrapped them in his rude clock and when he took them to the archbishop and opend his clock there was an image of the Virgin Mary herself imprinted on the cape. Since then the brown virgin, La Virgen Morena or Nuestra Señora La Virgen de Guadalupe - has blended native and catholic elements into something uniquely Mexican. Pope John Paul elevated Juan Diego to sainthood in 2002.. (source Moon travel book Oaxaca)Read more

  • Day21


    June 24, 2019 in Mexico ⋅ ⛅ 31 °C

    Jetzt ist der Urlaub vorbei und unsere Reise zu zweit geht los 🙃
    Um die nächsten Stationen abzustimmen, bleiben wir noch zwei Tage am Meer. Wir recherchieren Sehenswürdigkeiten, checken Unterkünfte und genießen Sonne, Strand, die leckeren Tacos an den mobilen Taquerias und feine Chilaquiles zum Frühstück.😋
    Die Entscheidung ist gefallen und morgen geht's mit dem Bus nach 'Puebla'. 🚌😴👍
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    Gute Reise Philipp! Viele Grüße Folkert

    Joachim Kleber

    Euer Boot steht schon bereit schön dort

    Nico Graf

    Dein Boot im Hintergrund? ;)

  • Day18


    January 23, 2019 in Mexico ⋅ ☀️ 31 °C

    Wow back in Oaxaca after 20 years, love Mexico went on a land and sea trip today. Catamaran around the island. Very beautiful. People are really friendly and the place is just soo colourful. We docked right on the beach which is amazing.Read more

  • Day22


    December 20, 2015 in Mexico ⋅ ☀️ 32 °C

    This shop makes your icecream as you watch! They blend the ingredients, then cool the mix on a -40°C plate and keep mixing with spatulas as it freezes. Aleisha chose mango-pineapple-tamarind with a little chili. Delicious!Read more

    Wow sounds like a business opportunity!


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