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The First Olas Altas Pedestrian Only Night

Last night we walked over to Olas Altas after 6 to see if the city actually closed the street as they had said they would.  On our way we passed by the Inn at Centro Historico and found that many of the streets in Centro were closed, not just Olas Altas!  Understandably there were many puzzled drivers trying to figure out a way to their destinations.  Valet parking stands were everywhere, though! (arrow through the pics at the top of...

The Butterfly Effect and Mazatlán

It’s funny how things come in groups.  I read an excellent article recently called Romney Jumps the Shark: Libya, Egypt and the Butterfly Effect. You know the butterfly effect – to quote the article above: The late science fiction writer Ray Bradbury authored a short story about time travelers. They were careful, when they went back to the Jurassic, not to change anything, but one of them stepped on a butterfly. When they got back to the present, the world...

Mazatlán’s new tourist corridor

I remember when I was in school nothing irked me more than being told I could have done a better job. I always knew when it was true, too.  I believe the State of Sinaloa also knows it could have done a much better job on its Tourist Corridor project here in Mazatlán. But you know what?  It seems to be actually turning out all right.  The pictures here are both taken last Sunday on Calle Constitución.  The top photo...