Yesterday the weather was normal with some very nice sunsets but we've been expecting this very large weather system coming in from the Pacific. Estimates are 2-4 inches of rain between today and tomorrow so we will count tomorrow.
Across the lagoon by David Dagoli
Today in the rain - Ocean color is from the Arroyo
An unusual occurrence during the dry season although if they have some of the water table issues that Melaque has then it's not so dry. It's said they opened the lagoon to clean out some mangroves, widening it so the Crocodiles have more room and are more visible. Also to rebuild and repair the tourist walkway.
Lots of unhappy people about the smell and the filthy ocean. Nobody is on the beach or in the water. A few vacations ruined or just day trips from nearby towns. People wearing masks and towels to cover the smell. Scheduled to be open until Friday.
A crazy 4 days and better to stay away unless you are 20 something and into way too much party. Tickets at this late date are around $2000 pesos. The crazy invasion is from Jan 30 - Feb 2. Some entertainment listed below.
La Manzanilla, a village of approximately 1,500 indigenous and winter residents, is located in the southwest corner of the state of Jalisco along what is known as Costalegre (Costa Alegre) or the "happy coast".