This is a very interesting town with a long tradition of silver mining and jewelry making. Here, you will find numerous terraces that have amazing views. It is a city of about 70,000 residents and is about 2 hours from Mexico City en route to Acapulco and Cuernavaca.
It turns out that the son of Don Jose de la Borda, Don Manuel became a priest, as was tradition in good families from Mexico and Spain. His father, who was Catholic and adored his firstborn, did not want him to disappear from sight, so he decided build him a church so fabulous that he would not leave his side. So began the construction of the church which originally was not going to be dedicated to Santa Prisca, but it seems that this saint is very capricious, so he showed up on a stormy night and held his hands that threatened to destroy what took advance of the temple. Of course, with this he earned the honor of the church.
It was a whirlwind trip, but I was able to take some lovely images of the ocean and the natural beauty of this country. Take the opportunity to take some photos of a river that flows into the ocean, where people swim and giant crocodiles are not caught by tourists and visitors.
For many decades, the famous Cacahuawamilpa Grotto was considered the world's largest caves. They are also the most-visited caves in Mexico and located in the Sierra Madre del Sur. They were discovered in the year 1834 and are chock full of stalactites and stalagmites. Visitors can only access the first 2km, because due to the type of caves, it would be very difficult for the average visitor to travel beyond that point. The environment within the caves is semi-dry and there is forest vegetation.
They've discovered "Banquet halls", 90 caves as large as 10km each! Because it is considered a national park, you can also do other activities like hiking, trekking and camping in the area. A fun fact: these caves have hosted concerts by artists such as Andrea Bocelli, due to their unique acoustics. To get here, simply take the road from Mexico City to Taxco.
Given that it's close to Mexico City, it's no surprise that Acapulco is a popular destination for beach weekends. On my most recent visit, I found a small secluded beach in the nearby town of Pichilingue. If your hotel isn't nearby, you can take a taxi to Puerto Marques, and then a boat. You can tour the bay and go snorkeling. There are a couple of local hotels, B Pichilingue and Camino Real, within walking distance. Get there early to enjoy the day. Bon Voyage!
La Quebrada is a rock formation situated on the beach in Acapulco. There are divers who are thrown over 20 meters high and it is a really fabulous show. Furthermore Acapulco has one of Mexico's most beautiful beaches.
These are 2 of the most popular beaches in the city of Acapulco, in the Mexican state of Guerrero. They are stuck and are just off the island of La Roqueta, so from these beaches many boats go by that take tourists on a tour of the Bay and finish on the island. Although its small size it is easy to find with many people, especially if we go on holiday. They have a very soft waves.
If you go to Barra Vieja and don't eat a fish, then you can also enjoy a beautiful sunset, and if you're lucky you'll see the release of sea turtles from a hatchery that is located in this area. I saw two turtles, and hopefully they'll stay alive.
If you want to be at rest at sea, the lagoon and a river bar, there is nothing better than this place in Coyuca. Here you can enjoy fresh seafood and of course its famous fish with green chile sauce ground in molcajete and wrapped in handmade tortillas.
In the bay of Acapulco, near the island of La Roqueta, the Virgen de los Mares Acapulco is submerged a few feet deep and is perfectly visible on days when the sea is not stirred up. She was taken to this curious point in the late 50s and since then, every December 12th, all Acapulqueños living near the sea come to worship, as it is responsible for ensuring the lives of those ve face the dangerous waves of this area. There are numerous tourist boat trips, and on many of them some of the guides (often children) will teach diving in the location of the Virgin and also tell you about some of the most characteristic species of fish. It is customary to tip these children ve teach us about the submerged Virgin (through the glass bottom of these small boats) of Acapulco Bay venturing into the sea.
I took my bike and left my house, cycling most of the 10kms and walking the last part. I came across the sea and the place where people with lots of money keep their yachts. There is a yacht club which is really nice. Someday I'll have one myself, I'd settle for a small one lol. The photo was taken while I was having a break and eating a delicious lemon popsicle.
Michigan Beach is located in Guerrero state, just two hours from the famous Acapulco port. If you are Ixtapa Zihuatenejo bound, you should take the detour to a small town called Tenexpa, then ask for the pier or the beach, where people are very friendly and always willing to guide you so you won't have trouble getting there. You must take a boat to the beach, where there are 13 venders offering personal services. Personally, I've always come to the Leno-erendira bower, since Don Lemo was one of the place's founders and Erendira, "The Ere," as you know all the women. A good meal is always important, in this bower, they have boat service, restrooms, showers, and different dishes of the region such as whiting, soups, fish and shrimp cooked to taste, as well as cold drinks and beers. During the summer, you can observe the marine turtles nesting and hopefully participate in some small turtle releases, as they have a nursery. At night, you can see lizards and in the afternoon, walk through the mangroves and observe the many bird species that live there (it's also known as Bird Island). During the day, you can swim in the lake and then walk to the bar, found where the lagoon meets the sea. It is not advisable to swim in the sea and open ocean, because you have to be very careful with the strong current. This is a moving and semi-virgin paradise to relax in and get in touch with nature. It's also a good place to take photos, meet people, and make bonfires at night. Don't forget to bring your tent, lamp, and mosquito repellent.
It is a corner of paradise, as the title says so itself, where there is sun, sea breeze, a deserted beach in all its glory, which are in direct contact touching the sky, taking care of its surroundings and filling you with magic and vitality.