Manzanillo Sun December 2009 cover

February 2010

In this issue: Living in Mexico Day Tripping – Lorenzo Llamas History The Pirates Realm – Shine Dawson Art Scene in Manzanillo Statues in Manzanillo – Freda Rumford Nature Beach Bums – Howard Platt Planting Roots in Mexico – Tommy Clarkson The Uniqueness that is Manzanillo – Scorpions – Terry Sovil Health Animal groups in […]

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Beach Bums

By Howard Platt from the February 2010 Edition Imagine spending all day wandering along the beach, picking up snacks whenever you feel like it, and just generally having a good time. I think that is what Willets and Whimbrels do all day. They love the wide open beaches of Playa Azul in Manzanillo, and they […]

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The Pirate’s Realm

By Shine Dawson from the February 2010 Edition The carrack or nao was a three-or-four-masted sailing ship developed in the Mediterranean in the 15th century. It has a high rounded stern with an aftcastle and a forecastle and bowsprit at the stern. It was square-rigged on the foremast and mainmast and lanteen-rigged on the mizzenmast. […]

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Day Tripping

By Lorenzo Llamas from the February 2010 Edition CARVED OUT OF THE PACIFIC COAST, almost exactly half way between Manzanillo and Puerto Vallarta, is the Bahia de Chamela. Studded with eight or nine various sized rocky islets, it is an idyllic setting to get ‘away from it all’ for the day, a weekend or even […]

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