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guru_josh Puerto Angel - A travel report by Martell
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Puerto Angel,  Mexico - flag Mexico -  Oaxaca
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Beware of the undertow!

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If you want a pleasant laidback intermezzo on your Mexican (Oaxaca) journey: visit the hippie-village of Zipolite near Puerto Angel on the Pacific side. Lovely retreat after the Monte Alban-heat...


Zipolite
Zipolite
Hangloose hammock village. Don't be surpised when old french hippies run around naked. Nothing much to do, but that should be exactly you pupose here. Therfore fun to stay a couple of days, on your trip through the beautiful province of Oaxaca.

One thing: beware of the lethal undertow! [and be cautious.. cause crime is reported regularly...] For info see: http://www.tomzap.com/zipolite.html [picture Zipolite also taken from that website]



Favourite spots:
Brisas Marina
Brisas Marina
Forget Acapulco, skip definately Puerto Escondido, think Puerto Angel and finally go: Zipolite!

What's really great:
Just doing nothing: hammock time and drinking cubalibres!

Accommodations:
Shambhala
Shambhala
I stayed in 1998 in:

Posada Brisas Marina (958) 584-3193. Bathrooms, balconies with hammocks. Owner, Daniel, is American and speaks English. US$8-20/night. brisamarina@Prodigy.net.mx (10/02)

but I don't know how it's today, cause it's been rebuilt after a devastating fire in 2001.

Shambhala seems another good option:
http://www.cepulihtoa.com
[picture Shambhala taken from that website]






Restaurants:
Lo Cosmico - restaurant and cabaƱas. admin@locosmico.com. The restaurant serves crepes and is recommended. (www.tomzap.com)

Published on Tuesday February 1th, 2005


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Fri, Sep 22 2006 - 07:33 PM rating by mrscanada

A new place for me to go next time I'm in Mexico

Wed, Feb 02 2005 - 09:56 AM rating by marianne

helemaal met je eens. Puerto Angel veel beter dan Puerto Escondido en Zipolite was hemel op aarde

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