Mexico, the land of rich and vibrant color, culture & history. A diverse country whose roots stem from the ancient Aztecs & Mayans and whose intricate yet simple designs can still be found in nooks and crannies of today’s Mexico. From Mexico City with it’s huge central Zocalo, teaming with artists and performers to it’s quaint and European feeling neighborhoods dotted with cozy bars, restaurants and cafes, it’s easy to see why this country attracts so many foreign visitors.
Beyond it’s colorful cities, there is also it’s rich food culture. Tacos al pastor, fresh seafood, chocolate infused mole, sweet tomales … you could spend an entire year just eating your way through each region’s local fare.
And then there is coastal Mexico … costa chica, costa grande, costa caribe … the entire country is bordered by water. On one side lies the Carribean and the other the majestic Pacific with it’s sweeping sierras and breathtaking sunsets. A coast that is dotted by tiny fishing villages, planned tourist resorts and international shipping ports. Here, along the coast in the state of Guerrero is where the town of Zihuatanejo lies. Nestled in between the foot of the sierra madres and the lapping waves of the Pacific is this small town that was once a fishing village and is now something between quaint & rustic and touristy & bustling. · · · Continue reading »