Monthly archive October, 1999
Circuito Milenio Torneo de Surfing

Circuito Milenio Torneo de Surfing

Over the weekend of September 11 & 12, we went to Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo’s annual Torneo de Surfing, Surfing Tournament, held south of Petatlán. Originally set for Playa Loma Bonita, this year’s Circuito Milenio, “Millenium Circuit” was moved just down the road to Playa Loma Barrita, because recent rains had washed out the Playa Loma Bonita road....

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Beat the Heat

Top 10 air conditioned adventures around town. In Ixtapa: 10. Wander the strip, hit every bikini shop along the way. 9. Go to the game room at the Hotel Fontan. Play some pool, play some backgammon, drink cold (expensive) beer. 8. Go for sushi at Señor Ito’s. Sit right under the A/C, drink saki, eat...

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Beach reading – She’s Come Undone

She’s Come Undone, by Wally Lamb This one’s been making the circuit lately. But for the stragglers out there who haven’t read it: We follow our hero, Dolores, as she lumbers through the veritable mine fields of adolescence, college and adulthood with only sarcasm, scowling and self loathing for her defense. A triumph for its...

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At the movies…

A great way to beat the heat in Zihua is to take in a movie. With air conditioning and comfortable seats, the local theaters offer incredible value for your peso. There are two theaters in downtown Zihuatanejo, showing two different films every week. Nightly showing times differ, but they usually start between 6:00-6:30 for the...

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Day trips from Zihuatanejo – Troncones

ust because you live here or have picked Zihuatanejo as your vacation spot, does not mean you have to spend all your time here. No trip to this area would be complete without a little exploring. There are some day trips you can take in order to get away, see more of the beautiful Mexican...

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Local Water Sports Guide – Alberca Olympica

This column will be regularly highlighting some of the great water sports activities available in the area. From bay sports like catamaran sailing, snorkeling and kayaking to off shore sailing, fishing and scuba diving. Not to mention excellent surfing just up the coast. Zihautanejo has it all. With our warm water and protected harbour Zihuatanejo...

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Volume 1 - Issue 1  October 1999

Volume 1 – Issue 1 October 1999

October 1999 Welcome to Another Day in Paradise This is the introductory issue of Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo’s first and only English language news source, a much needed source of information for visitors and locals alike. We hope you enjoy our informative and entertaining publication. We welcome any feedback, suggestions, article contributions, announcements and advertisements. October 1999: Local Water...

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