Vendee Globe boat dismasted at 7:42 Saturday: Stéphane Le Diraison has informed the Vendée Globe Race Directors that his Imoca Compagnie du Lit / Ville de Boulogne-Billancourt has dismasted…
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Acapulco Sights and Wonders
Sunny Acapulco lures in vacationers with a long stretch of white sand beaches and its popular exciting nightlife. Those seeking some breathtaking adventure can try jumping off 130 feet into the surf at the La Quebrada Cliff Divers that is Acapulcos most popular attraction since the 1930s. Families will enjoy the marine exhibits, swimming pools and slides of the Magico Mundo Marino family water park that also has a glass bottom to ferry you to Isla Roqueta for some snorkeling. Bring the kids to the Parque Papagayo and let them try out the replica of a Spanish galleon and the space shuttle Columbia, roller skating rink, bumper boats and go-carts that will surely bring so much fun and excitement. If you are simply looking for a place to unwind and relax under gigantic mango and rubber trees, Zocalo which is located at the heart of Old Acapulco and just opposite the fishing harbor is a perfect destination. Acapulco, Mexico vacations offers a wide selection of enriching sights and adventure-filled activities that everyone will surely enjoy.
Things to do in Cozumel
Right across Riviera Maya and just south of Cancun is the city of Cozumel which is world famous for diving and snorkeling. The worlds second largest barrier reef, the Palancar can be found in Cozumel which also has clean and clear azure waters. Be sure to include this city in your Mexico vacation itinerary and get the chance to see the Chichen Itza which is the capital of ancient Maya empire and is included in the list of the Seven Wonders of the World. There are several archaeological sites near Cozumel like Tulum that was the main Mayan port and is a unique walled fortress, Coba is located in the lush jungle forest with an authentic Mayan community that allows you a view of what life was during the Mayan civilization, Castillo Real which used to be the Mayan astronomical observatory and San Gervasio which was most visited by the Mayan women as it was a site dedicated to Ixchel, deity of midwifery, fertility, medicine and weaving. You will definitely need a lot of time at Cozumel with all these and more at Cozumel. The list of attractions in Cozumel is quite long.
Riding the Waves at Puerto Escondido
The Mexican Pipeline or Puerto Escondido lures in the top surfers in the world, being one of the worlds best surfing destination. It hosts the Mexpipe Challenge in February and an international surf contest in November. Professional and amateur surfers will get a pick of the best waves they have. Puerto Escondido has several beaches where you can go swimming but it is not advisable in Playa Zicatela, the main surfing beach because of strong rip tides and some of the most powerful waves in the world which even bests the famous Hawaii Banzai Pipeline. This place is recommended for very experienced surfers only to avoid the risks of accidents which even the most professional surfers have met here. Another surfing location is The Point where you can also get a fast and challenging surf ride. At the other end of the beach break is the Far Bar that has the most surfers since the water is deeper here compared to the other surfing spots and the break is quite far from the shore. Puerto Escondido is a must in the Mexico vacation itinerary of avid surfers.
Touring the Best of Guadalajara
Guadalajara pulsates with the colorful and vibrant culture of Mexico and is a wonderful addition to your Mexico itinerary. This place does not have as many beach attractions as the other places but they have picturesque sceneries and a lot of mariachi bands during their unique festivals. September 16 marks Independence Day with one of the biggest mariachi band shows featuring local and international mariachi bands called Encuentro International del Mariachi but it is celebrated the whole month thru so you can expect parties and shows throughout the month. Vacations in Guadalajara are more centered on activities like sightseeing, dining out and shopping. Right within the city are historical architecture featuring beautiful 17th century and Victorian buildings plus interesting cathedrals. There are also many local restaurants that will give you the authentic taste of Mexican cooking. Though not as popular as the other Mexican cities, Guadalajaras beaches provide visitors with sunshine and fine white sand. Guadalajara is certainly a wonderful addition to your Mexico vacation.
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