Mazatlan Travel Articles

 
Mazatlan General Info – Mazatlan, Mexico
Mazatlan General Info – Mazatlan, Mexico Mazatlan, Mexico – General Info Mazatlan, aka “the Pearl of the Pacific”. The word Mazatlan is derived from the ancient Nahuatl word meaning “land of the deer”. In fact, the local baseball team is called the Venados which is Spanish for “Deer”. The city was originally “settled” by the Spaniards in 1531. Prior to that […]
Mazatlan Photo Gallery Part 1 of 3 – Mazatlan, Mexico
Mazatlan Photo Gallery Part 1 of 3 – Mazatlan, Mexico Mazatlan Photo Gallery Gallery Pages One | Two | Three This is the main after hours disco in Mazland. Joaquine and I once stole two horses from some friends, rode them down the beach and up a flight of concrete stairs in the rear in an attempt to storm the castle…they locked the gate. This […]
Mazatlan Photo Gallery Part 3 of 3 – Mazatlan, Mexico
Mazatlan Photo Gallery Part 3 of 3 – Mazatlan, Mexico Mazatlan Photo Gallery (3) Gallery Pages One | Two | Three Raul and his wife on the road to Ixpalino. Raul is the best cab driver in Mazland. This is the only cantina in my village of Ixpalino. The hacienda on the left is over 350 yrs. old. The horses are Juan & Poco. Don’t […]
Mazatlan Photo Gallery Part 2 of 3 – Mazatlan, Mexico
Mazatlan Photo Gallery Part 2 of 3 – Mazatlan, Mexico Mazatlan Photo Gallery (2) Gallery Pages One | Two | Three My good friend Victor, owner of Victor’s on Stone Island. My room at Victor’s. He thinks of everything! Hangin’ with the boys on Stone Island. The back of the cantina on Stone Island. Check out the truck. That’s a Dodge bed on a Ford […]
Food – Mazatlan, Mexico
Mazatlan, Mexico – Food Okay now that you’ve drank yourself silly, you’ll need to eat. If you’re not a seasoned Mexico traveler you’re probably at sometime going to crave one of three things. A cup of coffee in the morning, an American breakfast, or a steak. Get coffee in front of the Gringo Lingo, breakfast […]
Mazatlan, Mexico – February 2001
Events Sand Castle Contest February 4th Betto at “work” These things are amazing, if you’re gonna be in town go check this out. Be careful where you walk! This thing is organized by Bert Adams, aka Betto. Hailing from Vancouver, Wash. Betto travels the world organizing sand castle contests, exhibitions, training, and workshops. Nice job […]
Mazatlan, Mexico – Bars
“Vamanos ala cantinas!” Okay, now for the fun stuff. If ya like to party and got some extra fun tickets, these are a must! Joe’s Oyster Bar Joe’s Oyster Bar This is da place! Located in the heart of the Zone. Kinda hard to spot though. It’s just to the right of Los Sabalos Hotel […]
Mazatlan, Mexico – Accommodation
Los Sabalos Resort Hotel If ya got the bucks, stay at Los Sabalos. This place is THE spot. You’re not only on the beach in the heart of the Golden Zone but also right next door to Joe’s Oyster Bar (see Bars page). These guys will even pick you up at the airport in a […]
Mazatlan Side Channel – Rosario
As an old river floater once told me, anyone could just float the river, but if you really want to see it, take a side channel. Well this month that’s just what we’re gonna do… Located 76 km Southeast of Mazatlan lies the town of Rosario. Founded on August 3rd, 1655 you might say it […]
Mazatlan Photo Gallery (3)
Gallery Pages One | Two | Three Raul and his wife on the road to Ixpalino. Raul is the best cab driver in Mazland. This is the only cantina in my village of Ixpalino. The hacienda on the left is over 350 yrs. old. The horses are Juan & Poco. Don’t know how old they […]