Colima Sea Salt from the Cuyutlan Lagoon

A bag of Colima sea salt from Cuyutlan

One of the most enjoyable parts of traveling to small towns in Mexico is learning about regional food culture. Sure, there is a lot of industrial agriculture feeding the cities but the pueblos maintain an ancestral connection with the land. There is a combination of ingredients and techniques that preserve centuries of tradition. The Colima … Read more

The Best Beaches Close to Guadalajara, Mexico

Guadalajara is the second-largest metropolitan region in Mexico. There is an excellent quality of life, important contributions to the national identity, a developed economy but there are no beaches for over 200 kilometers. The coastal areas closest to Guadalajara are marvelous but you need to log some kilometers on the highway before you can touch … Read more

Cuyutlan, Colima: Sea Salt, Sea Turtles, and Surfing La Ola Verde

surfing the Ola Verde in Cuyutlan, Colima

Cuyutlan, Colima is a sleepy little village with a long history that is known for gourmet sea salt, a turtle rescue center, and thundering surf called la Ola Verde. The geography of Cuyutlan is set on a sand bar between the Cuyutlan Lagoon and the Pacific Ocean. The town is located 30 minutes southeast of Manzanillo … Read more