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The Faces of Mazatlán

by Craig Zabransky on August 24, 2012

I’ve traveled to Mazatlan more than a handful of times and enjoyed each adventure. It has become one of my favorite destinations in Mexico. The culture, cuisine, and cervezas are all reasons why, but one of my favorite reasons is truly the people. Yes, I find the people of Mexico and especially Mazatlan warm and hospitable. The magic of the pearl of the Pacific might not be found in oysters but rather in the faces of the locals who call it home.

Little Girl at the Aquarium

Mazatlan life is often based on the sea, so it makes sense they have an Aquarium. Here at the seal show a little girl gets a close-up.

the seal went in for a kiss

Señor Frog at a Baseball Game

I don’t think many people realize Señor Frogs was actually started in Mazatlan. And apparently he never misses a baseball game. Yes, baseball is one of the many surprises of Mazatlan.

Cliff Diver

fresh from his dive... it's a thumbs up.

Mazatlan, just like Acapulco offers cliff diving. This diver was fresh from his dive giving his fans the thumbs up. Here is a complete story: the cliff divers of Mazatlan.

Old Town Art

When walking around the revitalized Old Town you notice a vibrant art scene. This face was one of the many on a wall found in one of the local art galleries.

it's art, it's not scary

El Super Perro

No city is without its characters and Mazatlan has a few, including the luchador dog.

the dog rode in style too.

El Mercado

When meandering the market in Mazatlan I found some happy faces too.

Well, those are some of the faces you’ll find in Mazatlan. Let me know what you think.

All photos are from Craig Zabransky of Stay Adventurous Travel Photography

Craig travels around the world to write tales of travel aimed to encourage and inspire others to take and make adventure in their life. And after calling Mexico home for over a year, it secured a special place in his heart. He continues to return often and often considers it his second home. You can find more of his travels on his Stay Adventurous site and follow him on his Twitter: @stayadventurous..
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