Puerto Escondido lies 800 km southeast of Mexico City. It is the most populous, and most visited  city on the Oaxacan coast. It is warm and humid year round and averages over 300 days of sunshine each year.

The beach at Playa Zicatela  is the home of The Mexican Pipeline, a major surfing destination drawing world class surfers to test its powerful barreling beach breaks.

 While a huge number of restaurants offer Mexican and international choices at various price points, the seafood- mahi mahi, pez velo, camarones, atun, etc, stand out.


"You think it will never happen to you, that it cannot happen to you, that you are the only person in the world to whom none of these things will ever happen, and then, one by one, they all begin to happen to you, in the same way they happen to everyone else." ~Paul Auster

Movie Notes

Decision to Leave directed by Park Chan-wook. As powerful an exhibition of film making skills as you are likely to see any time soon.


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