Studying Mazunte Begins

We walked down hill, turned right, and headed down a stone-paved street into seaside Mazunte.

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Youngest daughter RR spent a fair amount of time here some years ago and is familiar with this place. We get the benefit of her experience.  

Mazunte from the ocean side.

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Waves of tourism and development are washing ashore here. A once tiny town is swelling.

We settle in for breakfast and watch the morning unfold.

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Looking towards Punta Cometa.

I hold the table and watch our things.

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Three daughters go off for a swim.   

The water is warm enough to stay in as long as you care to.

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Sunlight coruscates off the swells.

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Sparkles surround a swimmer. 

A hammock vendor crisscrosses the sand, seeking customers.

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So too walks a seller of tamales.

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She comes, she passes.

She moves down the strand.

The slip-slap of her flip-flops fades.

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My camera captures a split-second of foot-flung sand.

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