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by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Sunday, January 20, 2019, 13:39 (217 days ago)

While city folks spend hours in traffic to go almost anywhere, we thank our lucky stars to have vendors such as don Juan "El Frutero Costeño" who delivers fresh fruits and veggies right to our door. There is also a wonderful woman who sells fruit juices in the morning. And of course we have coffee stores and bakeries on our block. We are also within 5 minutes of the fishermen's market, 5 minutes from the Merza supermarket, and 10 minutes from the Mercado Municipal. All our banks and services are also within easy walking distance. We gave up our vehicle since it seemed to be a magnet for drunks and vandals. This is how we choose to live so as to have a sustainable lifestyle. While we are far from perfect ecologists, we are also far from the overconsumptive unsustainable lifestyle of almost every city dweller living their "American Dream". Too many folks won't even walk 15 minutes to get to the store or the bank. They hop in their cars to go 3 blocks. Choosing a lifestyle that doesn't require long daily commutes in a private vehicle is one small step towards trying to live a rational life that isn't so harmful to the planet.

Not trying to start any debate here, just making a commonsensical observation.

The Ixtapa Marina has such potential, but remains mostly overlooked by too many people.
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Don Juan "El Frutero Costeño" offers delicious fruits and veggies mostly from our region.
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by Zippidido, Sunday, January 20, 2019, 13:53 (217 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

I believe that is what we love about it

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by JeffMN ⌂ @, Minneapolis MN USA, Sunday, January 20, 2019, 14:29 (217 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

Great pic of El Frutero, Rob! We're getting pretty excited -- just six weeks till we're there...

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by larry @, Tucson AZ, Sunday, January 20, 2019, 15:52 (217 days ago) @ JeffMN

Lucky me, I only have till next Saturday....

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by Sandy feet, Seattle, Sunday, January 20, 2019, 16:15 (217 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

Great post. Love, love, love!

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by hromero ⌂ @, Sunday, January 20, 2019, 16:24 (217 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

Great job Rob! I would like to figure out how we can rid ourselves of our car but haven't quite figured that out yet.

Thanks for all you do for our community.

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www.casaarcoiriszihuatanejo.com

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Simple as Zih - Fresh Juice

by Flames Fan, Calgary, Alberta, Sunday, January 20, 2019, 19:18 (217 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

Rob. I would be grateful to know exactly where to find the women who sells the fresh juices. We stayed in La Penita a few years ago and encountered such a vendor. We would take our own juice jug to her cart and purchase the juice. It was wonderful.

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by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Sunday, January 20, 2019, 20:10 (217 days ago) @ Flames Fan

Rob. I would be grateful to know exactly where to find the women who sells the fresh juices. We stayed in La Penita a few years ago and encountered such a vendor. We would take our own juice jug to her cart and purchase the juice. It was wonderful.

She wanders around, but she usually stops by the fishermen’s area on the beach before sunrise. She sells her juices by plastic cup. You can take your juice jug to Jugaría Carmelo's at the Mercado Municipal.

Zihuatanejo-Ixtapa Restaurants

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by Flames Fan, Calgary, Alberta, Sunday, January 20, 2019, 20:56 (217 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

Mucho Gracias!

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by frostbite ⌂ @, Hamilton MT, Sunday, January 20, 2019, 22:03 (217 days ago) @ Flames Fan

There's a lady on Calle Adelita who sells juices in the mornings.

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by Flames Fan, Calgary, Alberta, Sunday, January 20, 2019, 22:49 (217 days ago) @ frostbite

Thanks frostbite.

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by mosesk @, Sunday, January 20, 2019, 23:16 (217 days ago) @ Flames Fan

The "Juice Queen" as I like to call her is named Ema and she is down on the Paseo del Pescador not far from Joe's Cafe Marina most mornings. She has several different kinds of fresh juice. I usually go for the Green Drink to start my day.
It's been not quite a year since I've been there so I hope she is still doing it.
I'd post a nice photo of her but I haven't been able to fulfill photo posting requirements.
There is also the little Juice "shop" on Adelita run by an older lady...
oops...I just see that someone has an update on Juice Lady of Adelita

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by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Monday, January 21, 2019, 08:28 (216 days ago) @ mosesk

La Sra. Ema

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by cd69 @, Winnipeg,MB,Canada, Monday, January 21, 2019, 19:10 (216 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

:megusta:

One of these days I need to get up earlier so I can make it to sme of thee people that runs early day businesses :-)

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by Wanderer @, Vancouver canada, Sunday, January 20, 2019, 23:13 (217 days ago) @ frostbite

Sad to say dona Isabel on adelita is not selling juice right now as she has injured her ankle.
She was a regular stop on our morning walk. Hopefully she will heal and be able to provide her great juice and the hugs too.we miss seeing her.

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by frostbite ⌂ @, Hamilton MT, Monday, January 21, 2019, 05:02 (217 days ago) @ Wanderer

When Casa Amarilla was finished, we had an open house, to which Isabel was invited. She suddenly burst into song, entertaining everyone there. Great voice. I hope she recovers soon from her injury.

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by Gregorio M. @, Rocky Mountain House, Alberta, Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 07:46 (215 days ago) @ frostbite

And she is a darling! So sweet and kind. One day a couple of years ago there were two guys with guitars standing on the street in front of her juice stand serenading her with the song “Pretty Woman “ by Roy Orbison. They were great and Isabel was laughing and blushing. She too has a beautiful voice!