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Old August 19th, 2012, 05:24 AM   #4561
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Acapulco Guerrero

Cruiser station
Terminal de cruceros



Hillside homes
Casas en la colina



Hotel La Trinidad
Hotel La Trinidad



Palm trees
Palmeros




Panoramic view
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Old August 20th, 2012, 03:03 AM   #4562
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Acapulco Guerrero

Boat rentals
Renta de lanchas



Food and candy sales
Venta de alimentos y dulces



Homes in the hills
Casas en la colinas



Hotels and stores
Hoteles y tiendas



Taco stand
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Old August 20th, 2012, 10:22 AM   #4563
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Acapulco Guerrero

Concert stage
Entarimado para concierto



Lighthouse
Faro



Restaurant
Restaurante




Restaurant
Restaurante




Panoramic view
Vista panoramica





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Old August 20th, 2012, 11:18 PM   #4564
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Acapulco Guerrero


Acapulco Fort San Diego
Acapulco Fuerte San Diego



Acapulco Beach
Playa de Acapulco



Manila Galleon Monument
Monumento al Galeón de Manila



Monument by the bay
Monumento en la bahia



Small church
Iglesia pequeña





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Old August 21st, 2012, 12:13 PM   #4565
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Don Beto Club
Don Beto Club



New Construction
Construcción nueva



Palm trees
Palmero



Restaurant by the bay
Restaurante en la bahia




Turtles returning to sea
Tortugas regresando al mar





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Old August 22nd, 2012, 12:49 AM   #4566
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Acapulco Guerrero

Church of La Garita
Iglesia de La Garita



Church of Santa Cruz
Iglesia de Santa Cruz



Papagayo Park
Parque Papagayo



Princess Beach
Playa Princesa



Revolcadero Beach
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Old August 22nd, 2012, 11:14 AM   #4567
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Acapulco Guerrero

Cemetery
Cementerio



Horse rentals
Renta de caballos



Huts by the beach
Chozas en la playa



Mother and daughter drinking Coca Cola
Madre e hija bebiendo Coca Cola



Waterfall
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Old August 22nd, 2012, 10:58 PM   #4568
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Acapulco Guerrero

There is evidence an Indian tribe lived in the area before the Aztecs came. When the Spanish landed, the area came to be known as Santa Lucia. Its position as a trading ground drew several pirates to the area.

It was in the 1920s when Europeans started noticing the beauty of the place. From that time on to the present, it has become a major tourist destination, especially among Americans.

One of the biggest tourist attractions in Acapulco are the La Quebrada cliff divers. Watch as divers take the plunge into the La Quebrada. There is a platform where you can watch the dives take place. Zocalo is the town square and is known for its multi-trunked trees and fountains. There are many cathedrals here.



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Old August 23rd, 2012, 12:25 PM   #4569
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Ancient Ruins
Ruinas ancientes



D' Beach
Playa D'



Maricela Restaurant
Maricela Restaurant



Mural
Mural



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Old August 23rd, 2012, 11:09 PM   #4570
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Acapulco Guerrero

Balloon salesman
Vendedor de globos



Fountain in front of the gazebo in the park
Fuente frente al kiosco en el parque




Fountain in front of the gazebo in the park
Fuente frente al kiosco en el parque





Fountain in the park
Fuente en el parque



Hotels by the sea
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Old August 24th, 2012, 12:27 PM   #4571
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Cactus saleslady
Vendedoras de nopales



Fishermen
Pescador



Fishermen
Pescador




Fishermen
Pescador




Hotel at the beach
Hotel a la orilla de la playa





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Old August 25th, 2012, 12:38 PM   #4572
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Acapulco Guerrero


Ika Tako Stand
Taqueria Ika Tako



La Casa de Tere Restaurant
Restaurante La Casa de Tere



Tourist carriage
Carroza turistica



Tourist skyscrapers
Rascacielos turisticos



Theater in the cliffs
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Old August 26th, 2012, 04:51 AM   #4573
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Acapulco History

Acapulco has been well known as a traveler's crossroads for at least a millennium. Its name is a Nahuatl word, meaning "plain of dense reeds." The earliest local remains, stone metates and pottery utensils, were left in the 3rd millennium BC. Much later, sophisticated artisans fashioned curvaceous female figurines. Some hypothesize that there was early Polynesian or Asian influences in Pacific Mexico as early as 1500 years before the arrival Christopher Columbus.

Other artifacts resemble those found in highland Mexico. Although influenced by Tarascan, Mixtec, Zapotec, and Aztec civilizations, sometimes paying tribute to them and frequented by their traders, Acapulco never came under their direct control, but instead remained subject to local caciques until the Spanish conquest.

After conquering the Aztecs, Hernán Cortés sent expeditions south to build ships and find a route to China. The first explorers sailed from Zacatula, near present-day Lázaro Cárdenas, Michoacán, on the coast 400 km (250 miles) north-west of Acapulco. By a royal decree dated April 25, 1528, "Acapulco and her land ... where the ships of the south will be built...." passed directly into the hands of the Spanish Crown. Voyages of discovery set sail from Acapulco for Peru, the Sea of Cortez, and to Asia. None returned across the Pacific, however, until Augustinian priest Andrés de Urdaneta discovered the northern Pacific tradewinds, which propelled him and his ship, loaded with Chinese treasure, to Acapulco in 1565.

For more than 200 years after that, a special yearly trading ship, known to the English as the Manila Galleon, set sail from Acapulco for the Manila and the Orient. Its return started an annual merchant fair in Acapulco where traders bargained for the Galleon's cargo of silks, porcelain, ivory, and lacquer ware. This trade connection, which persisted up to Mexican independence, was instrumental in placing the Philippines on the east side of the International Date Line until the end of 1844.Acapulco's yearly treasure soon attracted marauders, too. In 1579, Francis Drake attacked but failed to capture the Galleon, but in 1587, off Cabo San Lucas, Thomas Cavendish seized the Santa Anna. The cash alone, 1.2 million gold pesos, severely depressed the London bullion market.

After a Dutch fleet invaded Acapulco in 1615, the Spanish rebuilt their fort, which they christened Fort San Diego in 1617. Destroyed by an earthquake in 1776, the fort was rebuilt by 1783. The War of Independence (1820-21) stopped the Manila Galleon forever, sending Acapulco into a century-long slumber. The town suffered considerably from earthquakes in July and August 1909.

Miguel Aleman Valdes was the President of Mexico who put so much in the modernization and development of Acapulco. He did so much not only as President but also as the Head of Mexico's National Tourist Commission after he left office.

There are exports of hides, wood, and fruit, and the adjacent district of Tabares produces cotton, tobacco, cacao, sugarcane, Indian corn, beans, and coffee
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Apartment complex in the hills
Complejo apartamental en la colina



Benito Juárez Big House
Casa Grande de Benito Juárez



Church in the hills
Iglesia en las colinas



La Michoacana Ice Cream Factory
Paleteria la Michoacana



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Boat landing
Atracadero de lanchas




Fountain and Gazebo at a park
Fuente y Kiosco en el parque



Musicians serenading tourists
Musicos dando seranta a los turistas



Paradise night place
Lugar paradisiaco de noche



Virgin Shrine
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México, Distrito Federal

Church in Coyoacán in México Distrito Federal
Iglesia en Coyoacán en México Distrito federal



Modern Church in Coyoacán in Mexico Distrito Federal
Iglesia moderna en Coyoacán en México Distrito Federal



Typical Colonial art in Coyoacán in Mexico Distrito Federal
Arte típica colonial en Coyoacán en México Distrito Federal




Typical Colonial art in Coyoacán in Mexico Distrito Federal
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Typical Colonial art in Coyoacán in Mexico Distrito Federal
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Acapulco Guerrero

Church of La Garita
Iglesia de La Garita



Church of Santa Cruz
Iglesia de Santa Cruz



Papagayo Park
Parque Papagayo



Princess Beach
Playa Princesa



Revolcadero Beach
Playa Revolcadero




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I had another idea of Acapulco's beaches
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Manuel, efectivamente Coyoacán es muy bonito y pintoresco.


Xolo68, ¿what was your vision of the Acapulco beaches, prettier or uglier?
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Coyoacán in Mexico Distrito Federal
Coyoacán en Mexico Distrito Federal



Coyoacán in Mexico Distrito Federal
Coyoacán en Mexico Distrito Federal




Coyoacán in Mexico Distrito Federal
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Coyoacán in Mexico Distrito Federal
Coyoacán en Mexico Distrito Federal



Home of León Trotsky in Coyoacán in Mexico Distrito Federal, now a a day a Museum
Casa de León Trotsky en Coyoacán en Mexico Distrito Federal, hoy en dia un museo






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