Capp OConnell Travel Articles

 
Capp’s Classic Travel Quotes – Mazatlan, Mexico
Capp’s Classic Travel Quotes A collection of travel quotes from the life of a traveler. I have given credit to those I knew or can remember. “The journey of 1000 miles usually begins with ‘Get outta my house!'”   – Capp “The beginning is always a good place to start.”   – A munchkin from the Wizard […]
Internet Cafes – Mazatlan, Mexico
Mazatlan, Mexico – Internet Cafes Here are three different Internet cafes in the Zone. Web@ccess Location: Av. Camaron Sabalo # 610 Suite 12, right across the street from the Costa de Oro hotel. Hours: 8:30 am to 10:30 pm seven days. They have 15 stations. They have B&W and color printers available from 9:00am to […]
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 […]
Bars – Mazatlan, Mexico
Bars – Mazatlan, Mexico 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 […]
Hotels Accommodation – Mazatlan, Mexico
Mazatlan, Mexico – Accommodation Hotels 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 […]
Apartments Accommodation – Mazatlan, Mexico
Apartments Accommodation – Mazatlan, Mexico Mazatlan, Mexico – Accommodation Apartments If you’re going to be in town for more than a week or two this is a great way to go. Josefinas Apartments Venus 33 Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico Phone: 011-(52)-(69)-85-13-83 Email: josefina@mazinfo.com If you’re planning on staying in town for any length of time this is probably one of your […]