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On the beach of Ixtapa, at the end is Las Escolleras, which translates as "breakwater". (fonetic: Lahss Ess KOH yer ahss ( ll -> y ).
Lat: 17°39'48 N, Long: 101°37'9 W.
Zihuatanejo is an ancient fishing village with a great natural harbor and a lot of great restaurants. Ixtapa was created as a tourist destination in the 1970s
See Also: YON's Trip Report <> A few pre-contest pix and words <> comments from listas
2009.04.24, precontest photos from Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo (Z-hwa-teh-nay-oh)
Panorama of Ixtapa and Las Escolleras. Raul, with blue fins is talking to a photographer. (higher-res 6K x 1K)
Follow this link to a whole bunch of Jerry Caldwell's Pictures, Las Escolleras 2009. The next three are by Jerry: 10 American contestants, not pictured are Dulci, Elaine and Danny(?). And two shots of yours truly. More contest photos. Tim Hankins's Flickr Album, Bruce Robbin's Shutterfly Album, others?
I LOVE Wave Models!!! Links to NOAA East Coast, surf-forecast.com for Ixtapa, Look at 3 models. I use the NOAA model when I am on Vacation in Long Island to plan when to budget more beach time.
Other 2009 events: NSLG at Ehukai
I'd like a cool Polo shirt... but what sort of art?
Last update: 2009.05.10 - YON