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Journey to Arigalan

A December 2007 trip to Mazunte by Bill Hood

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Quote: Taking the bus from Austin, Texas through Mexico to the southernmost tip of Oaxaca proved to be an exciting adventure filled with panoramic vistas, sights and sounds. The destination was Posado Arigalan in Playa Muzunte, Oaxaca, Mexico.

Journey to Arigalan

Overview

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The towel had that fresh air scent that only comes from having been hung in the sunlight to dry. I could smell the fresh ocean breeze in the nap of the cloth and I instinctively felt warm and at peace. The shower was refreshing after the bus ride that took us from Austin down into the Rio Grande Valley to Matamoras, Mexico. There we would take a bus to Veracruz, then to Oaxaca City and then south to Huatulco and Pochutla.The route was scenic. As the bus drove through the flatlands, we could see huge mountain ranges on either side. The visual stimulus of the layer upon layer of the receding mountains, each becoming paler and more diffused as they receded had a most ethereal effect. The raptors ...Read More
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Located high on a hill with cooling breezes and the smell of the ocean without all the sand and insects. Restaurant served outstanding meals and there was always cold water, beer and soft drinks in the honor-system fridge. Very comfortable rooms with air conditioning, private toilet and showers.

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on December 31, 2007

Posada Arigalan

Mazunte

About the Writer

Bill Hood

Bill Hood
Pondicherry, India