Lake Wildwood Week in Acapulco -- Part 4
City Tour of Acapulco, Part 1 of 2

February 8, 2007
Posted February 20, 2007
2007, Herbert E. Lindberg

Pierre Marques Cabaas and beach viewed at breakfast in the Fairmont Terraza Restaurant

Mary relaxes after breakfast.

Herb is relaxed, too.

First stop on the City Tour was the La Paz Chapel, which overlooks Acapulco Bay from 1200 foot altitude.
(See Google Earth views for location of the Chapel and views to be seen from there.)

Next to the chapel is "Las Manos de la Hermandad" by Cloudio Favier

Close-up of Las Manos (The Hands)

Northeast part of Acapulco Bay and hotel/condominium strip

Close-up of pier and anchored boats

Wide expanse of the central shoreline of Acapulco Bay

Kathy Murphy, Mary Lindberg, Mike and Orene Sanders, Joe Murphy, on steps to the Chapel

Entrance to the Fuerte de San Diego -- note the canon positions behind the fortress wall.

Closer view of entrance, leading to the drawbridge over the moat

Herb and Mary Lindberg in the fort courtyard

The gang crosses the drawbridge and moat on their way out of the fort.

Mary Lindberg, Kathy Murphy, Orene Sanders, Joe Murphy, on Hotel Los Flamingos deck.
Built in the 1930's, Johnny Weissmuller and other Hollywood stars were frequent visitors.

Not far from Hotel Los Flamingos, we wend our way down to the famous cliffs for the 1 p.m. dives.

The gang stands on a lookout at the top of the stairs down to the diving area.
Note the two blue prayer stations near the top of the cliff from which the divers soar.

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