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Crudo in Mexico – Hangover cures for the Holiday Season

With the festive season rapidly approaching, those who have imbibed a little too much the night before should be prepared with a locally available cure for those dreaded hangovers. The Mexican word for hangover is crudo, which literally translates as raw and perfectly describes the state you can find yourself in after a night on...

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Fintastic’s Total Tag and Release Billfish & Marlin Tournament, November 10-13, 1999

On November 10-13th, Zihuatanejo was host to Fintastic’s 1st Annual Total Tag and Release Billfish and Marlin Tournament, sponsored by Fintastic Fish Mounts,  Ixtapa Sportfishing  Charters, Ande monofilament, Mustad hooks, Johnny Morris Off Shore Angler, Scotty Downriggers, Nekton Z-wing Downriggers and M & E Marine Supply. It was one of 51 worldwide tournaments endorsed by the International Gamefish Association....

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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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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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