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A little about Playa Zipolite, The Beach of the Dead . . .

Playa Zipolite, Oaxaca, Southern Mexico, on the Pacific Ocean. A little bit about my favorite little get-away on this small world of ours.

Zipolite, a sweaty 30-minute walk west from Puerto Angel, brings you to Playa Zipolite and another world. The feeling here is 1970's - Led Zep, Marley, and scruffy gringos.

A long, long time ago, Zipolite beach was usually visited by the Zapotecans...who made it a magical place. They came to visit Zipolite to meditate, or just to rest.

Recently, this beach has begun to receive day-trippers from Puerto Angel and Puerto Escondido, giving it a more TOURISTY feel than before.

Most people come here for the novelty of the nude beach, yoga, turtles, seafood, surf, meditation, vegetarians, discos, party, to get burnt by the sun, or to see how long they can stretch their skinny budget.

I post WWW Oaxaca, Mexico, Zipolite and areas nearby information. Also general budget, backpacker, surfer, off the beaten path, Mexico and beyond, information.

REMEMBER: Everyone is welcome at Zipolite.

ivan

ZIPO TV

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

More activity seen at the Colima Volcano Watch out for falling rocks, particularly if they're hot, warns Civil Protection

More activity seen at the Colima Volcano

Watch out for falling rocks, particularly if they're hot, warns Civil Protection


The Colima Volcano continues to be active, sending a 1,500-meter column of smoke skyward at 7:08 this morning.

The ash expelled by the volcano consists of material less than two millimeters in diameter and moves with the wind. But rock projectiles from the Volcano of Fire, as it is also known, are a different matter.Civil Protection’s national coordinator, Luis Felipe Puente Espinosa, reported the eruption on his Twitter account, advising that the smoke, with a low ash content, was moving southwest.
They can be up to 50 millimeters in diameter and are sent shooting out of the crater at high speed, before falling to the ground. This volcanic material can cause damage and injuries in populated areas, particularly if they are hot, which can result in fires.
The falling pieces of rock can be a danger within a five-kilometer radius of the volcano.
Puente Espinosa issued a call to residents near the volcano to stay informed about the volcano’s activity.
It has been active since early July, when ash falls were severe enough to require the evacuation of 700 people from nearby communities. The volcano straddles the border between Colima and Jalisco.
Source: Milenio (sp)
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- See more at: http://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/more-activity-seen-at-the-colima-volcano/?utm_source=Mexico+News+Daily&utm_campaign=219f7e03fa-September+24&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f1536a3787-219f7e03fa-348153685#sthash.QxUJU39z.dpuf

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