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 […]
Things To Do – Mazatlan, Mexico
Mazatlan, Mexico – Things To Do Hiking, biking, and snorkeling This guy does it all! Robert Hudson is his name and fun (and health) is his game. You can take a tour or rent the gear. Find him at www.hudsontours.com or email at hudsontours@mazatlan.tm. Sport Fishing This is a kick in the pants if you’ve […]
B & B’s Accommodation – Mazatlan, Mexico
B & B’s Accommodation – Mazatlan, Mexico Mazatlan, Mexico – Accommodation B & B’s For those of you that have spent any time in Europe you know what these are, those of you that recently graduated from the school for the hard of thinking, they’re Bed & Breakfast’s. In Mexico, the price is about what you’d pay for an average standard room, […]
Tips and Advice – Mazatlan, Mexico
Tips and Advice – Mazatlan, Mexico Mazatlan, Mexico – Tips and Advice #1 – Getting Around Across the street from the Gringo Lingo Bar you will see a number of cabs. In the late afternoon, ask around the drivers for Raul. He is an old friend. If you find him tell him I (paylone) sent you. You could ask for no […]
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 […]