Christmas Festivities in Zihuatanejo, Mexico

We arrived in Zihuatanejo, Mexico just in time for their Christmas festivities.

In the main plaza preparations were on for Christmas performances. Xmas prep in Zihuatanejo, MexicoCostumes for the Christmas performances in Zihuatanejo, Mexico.  costumes for the Christmas performances in Zihuatanejo, MexicoOne of several Christmas trees; this one was decorated with white bows and red poinsettias. The Christmas tree decorated with bows and red poinsettias in the main plaza of Zihuatanejo, MexicoOn December 8 there was a big street party in the older part of town to celebrate the upcoming festivities. Xmas street party in Zihuatanejo, MexicoFried bananas. Xmas street party in Zihuatanejo, MexicoCorn kernels and butter; the little girl in front can hardly wait!Xmas street party in Zihuatanejo, MexicoSomebody is a bit sleepy. Xmas street party in Zihuatanejo, MexicoGoogle Map of Zihuatanejo and its beaches. 20 years earlier we had stayed near the Muelle Zihuatanejo, the town pier, on the Playa Principal, and getting to Playa Madera involved some rock climbing. Now there is a malecón which easily connects the two beaches. In 2019 we stayed near Playa La Madera, where we spent the next day, and the day after we went to Playa La Ropa, a long swath of sand which was totally new to us. Google Map of Zihuatanejo's beaches

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