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Bone-shaking roads and waterfalls

Las Cascadas Mágicas

Part 5 - Magical waterfalls

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It took 1 and a half hours of bone-shaking driving into the mountains to find the waterfalls but they were well worth the effort and damage to our bodies. It's not every day you get one of nature's spectacular spots all to yourself!

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We started off the day with a full-blown Mexican breakfast, knowing that there would be nowhere to eat along the way

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We soon found ourselves driving along a very dusty bumpy dirt road heading up to the mountains

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A small church we passed along the way

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This area was still very dry

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A typical house along the way

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Watched attentively by the locals - a dog and turkey!

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A small wayside stand by the road

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Driving deeper into the mountains.. here it was very green

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Crossing a stream

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Tree draped in lianas

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We finally arrive at the waterfalls. It took 1 hr 10 minutes to cover 30 kms of bone-shaking dirt mountainous road

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Beautiful lush rainforest all around

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The first waterfall we saw

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Th Bridal Veil waterfall

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Looked so refreshing

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Walking to the other waterfalls

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Green everywhere!

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Squeezing through the rock

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Huge tree trunks

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A waterfall all to ourselves!

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No captions needed for the following photos... this is paradise!

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Time to go back down... slow going, following the local "bus"

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A satellite dish in the middle of the forest!

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Breakfast on the beach at Santa Cruz - our last full day at the Bahias de Huatulco

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Delicious sincronizadas

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This can only be Mexico!

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Souvenirs in Crucecita

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Funny sign seen

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Fried ice-cream!!!!!

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Weaving looms where they make rugs and mats and fabrics

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Colour everywhere!

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Even the chairs!

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Mexican-style prawn cocktail - delicious!!

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Sunrise on our last day

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We ate breakfast on the empty beach at Playa de Chahue

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Huatulco Airport with its palm huts! The end of our holiday and back to Mexico City!

Posted by margaretm 06:11 Archived in Mexico Tagged waterfalls food beach mexico oaxaca

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