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by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Thursday, August 22, 2019, 13:12 (56 days ago)

Terrific sleeping weather last night after the winds died down and we could open the windows back up. We had to close them to keep the sand and the dust out until about 10:00 p.m. or so, but then it sprinkled a bit and the winds died down and it turned into a delicious evening for sleeping.

Now if only we could do something about the gawdawful karaoke bar next to Coconuts. I've never liked karaoke bars and I never will. Go howl in your shower if you have to shout off-key, but spare the innocent public. Open air karaoke bars with their rude drunk clients who obviously couldn't care less about disturbing anyone around them deserve the same respect they show for their neighbors.

With the rains finally cooling the temps enough there has been an increase in activity by sea turtles seeking to lay their eggs on our beaches. While I saw tracks on Playa La Madera several weeks ago, up until now I hadn't seen any on the Playa Principal, but this morning it was crisscrossed with tracks. Not sure who removed the eggs, but if I catch any poachers I'm not afraid to confront them and I hope others will do the same. You have to be the change you want to see.

A couple enjoys a romantic evening by the pier.
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Morning magic on the downtown beach of Zihuatanejo.
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Huelleando Zih Tortugas

by Talley Ho @, Playa la Ropa, Thursday, August 22, 2019, 19:18 (56 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

Here on Playa la Ropa for four weeks now we have had at least five turtle haul outs each night, and usually 9+

Today there were 15. So far we have had no signs of eggs being dug up. Admittedly we are very early, hitting the beach by 6:30, but it's very encouraging!

We have a number of people who walk early, many of them the
"Guardianes de la Bahía." These men all walk a lot, at different times of the morning, from VERY early to mid morning. They have a coffee pot at La Arena, and are very friendly, know where we live, always talk to us and know and like our dogs.

The one time we saw someone digging eggs last summer, three of the gentlemen were dealing with the situation and educating the egg thieves even before we could get there.

We are very fortunate.

Huelleando Zih Tortugas

by cd69 @, Winnipeg,MB,Canada, Friday, August 23, 2019, 12:00 (55 days ago) @ Talley Ho

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Huelleando Zih Tortugas

by timixtapa ⌂ @, Ixtapa, México, Friday, August 23, 2019, 08:25 (55 days ago) @ ZihuaRob