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      Central Historical area safe to stay?

      Mexico City Jan 10, 2017 at 5:10 AM

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      Which phone?-stealing

      Mexico Dec 27, 2016 at 2:03 AM

      I apologize in advance if this is a stupid question. Is it safe to take my mobile with me to Mexico? I know that the word "safe" will have everyone jumping. I do actually have two phones- an old Galaxy S3 which is slow and annoying and a new LG which is fast. I am considering travelling with the old one because if it's stolen it's less of a loss, however if I need to use my phone a lot obviously the new one is way more convenient. What are the chances of my new LG getting stolen, or worse, me being held up at gunpoint somewhere...(We are travelling around for 6 weeks, from Yucatan down through Chiapas and up to Mex City)

      Thanks in advance.

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    • puerto escondido at christmas

      by stefnie08 Online Now Nov 29, 2015 at 6:40 PM

      Hi, I'm going to PE at Christmas for a surf trip and I would like to know if it gets really crowded at this time of the year...like too crowded. Will there be too many people in the water?

      Thanks!

      3 Answers Nov 30, 2015 at 10:47 PM
    • work for accommodation

      by dannyvendy Online Now Aug 1, 2014 at 6:11 PM

      I am Australian and my daughter is in Puerto she says she wants work for accomodation but cannot communicate in the local language do youhave any advice that i can pass on to her regards Danny

      2 Answers Aug 6, 2014 at 3:24 PM
    • pharmacies

      by b.y.bcbc Online Now Jun 8, 2014 at 10:49 AM

      are there any pharmacies in town, and if there are what are there names?

      1 Answer Jun 11, 2014 at 6:13 AM
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      Is it safe in Puerto Escondido?

      by iowacowboy Online Now Feb 19, 2014 at 5:00 PM

      My wife and I just returned from a vacation at Secrets resort in haultuco mx. And have decided to try a condo next year for 3 weeks. We saw a beautiful one at Peurto Escondido just wondering if it is a safe place to vacation. We are not night owls so we would probally just out during the day time. Any advice would be greatly appreciated . We are ready to send the guy our down payment.

      5 Answers Feb 20, 2014 at 11:13 PM
    • Travel buddy, PE

      by pippisvart Online Now Dec 23, 2013 at 2:05 AM

      Hi there! I'm a 27 year old female, looking for a travel buddy to PE after New Years Eve. I will be travelling from Mexico city, probably by bus. I love exploring the culture both in the day and night :)
      Email me at gasparovadominika@gmail.com

      2 Answers Dec 23, 2013 at 3:54 AM
    • Budget accommodations

      by stewbear Online Now Dec 10, 2013 at 5:20 PM

      Recommendations of budget hotels for about 5 nights in Puerto Escondido hopefully under 600 pesos per night/ WiFi a must along with private bath w/hot water.

      4 Answers Dec 11, 2013 at 11:46 AM
    • place to stay for extended family with babies in Puerto

      by momofthegroom Online Now Aug 2, 2011 at 4:18 PM

      We are confused about where to rent in Puerto prior to our son's wedding late February or early March. Will be trying to host a few family members and friends a week before wedding. Any suggestions out there? Betsy

      6 Answers Dec 10, 2013 at 7:51 PM
    • Distance between Huatulco and PE

      by bthale60 Online Now May 29, 2011 at 6:28 PM

      I'm thinking of flying into Huatulco (cheaper and less stops) then driving to P. E. Is it safe? How far is is? How about buses? I have been to Huatulco and love it, but want to go to a small beach town

      4 Answers Jun 21, 2011 at 9:51 AM
    • House For Rent Puerto Escondido

      by bowman.yankeesnow Online Now Oct 9, 2010 at 2:55 PM

      Hey Everyone. I am looking for a place to rent in Puerto from jan 27 2010 til Mar 1 2010. Looking for something close to zicatela, for surfing. Hopefully 1/2 BR, so friends can hangout. Let me know if anyone has suggestions

      2 Answers Oct 9, 2010 at 7:10 PM
    • transportation

      by Wenna Online Now Sep 22, 2010 at 1:06 PM

      Cannot seem to find the route to PE from Victoria BC....anyone?????helllllp.

      3 Answers Sep 22, 2010 at 3:17 PM
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      Puerto acoomodation near holidays

      by MookieStephens Online Now Dec 22, 2009 at 8:39 AM

      I know it gets crowdwd during/after christmas and I havent been there since 2005
      so any help on getting a place mid range price for 3 adults?

      thanks
      Mookie

      2 Answers Dec 22, 2009 at 2:02 PM
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      Suggestions for a bungalow to rent in P.E. ?

      by Hauteterres Online Now Nov 9, 2008 at 7:50 PM

      November 9 2008

      Hello,

      Im going back to P.E. from Dec. 28 to Jan. 23. Can anyone suggest a condo/bungalow/apartment to rent (for less than 800) close to Carizalillo playa ?

      Also, I sent an email to the Oasis language school but it came back. Does it still exist ?

      Merci - gracias - thanks !

      Hauteterres

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      PE for Christmas with 4 adults and 4 kids...where to stay?

      by eccentricplanet Online Now Mar 24, 2008 at 10:33 AM

      We're going to PE for Christmas with another family and all of our kids, ages 10 to 13. Has anyone done something like this? We're trying to book a good place to stay for a week. House? Apartment? Condo? Hotel? Not sure what the best option will be but we're looking for a good place and realized we'd better hurry because places are booking up fast! Thanks for any advice.

      Eve

      2 Answers Mar 24, 2008 at 2:48 PM
    • PE partner in crime Nov. 10th to 24th

      by joiedevivre06 Online Now Nov 2, 2007 at 8:51 PM

      Finally making it to Puerto Escondido years after first hearing about it. Can't wait to get there... Sounds great.

      Would love to hook up with a like-minded individual or individuals to enjoy some of the evening activities in Puerto Escondido. Happy hours, sunsets, checking out the restaurant and music scene...

      Let me know if you are into meeting up as I am leaving sooner than later...

      Gracias

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      Puerto Escondido and Woman travel

      by sarongwoman Online Now May 31, 2007 at 2:07 AM

      I wish to go to Puerto Escondido alone for surf, fun and relaxing-is this a safe place for a single girl?

      6 Answers Jun 21, 2011 at 12:07 PM
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      Rock climbing in Puerto Escondido

      by gallochilango Online Now Dec 13, 2006 at 9:11 AM

      Hi

      Anyone knows a place to rock climb in or near Puerto Escondido?

      2 Answers Dec 15, 2006 at 12:36 PM
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      Rock climbing in Puerto Escondido

      by gallochilango Online Now Dec 13, 2006 at 9:11 AM

      Hi

      Anyone knows a place to rock climb in or near Puerto Escondido?

      2 Answers Dec 13, 2006 at 1:36 PM
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      Rock climbing in Puerto Escondido

      by gallochilango Online Now Dec 13, 2006 at 9:11 AM

      Hi

      Anyone knows a place to rock climb in or near Puerto Escondido?

      1 Answer Dec 13, 2006 at 11:21 AM
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      Rock climbing in Puerto Escondido

      by gallochilango Online Now Dec 13, 2006 at 9:11 AM

      Hi

      Anyone knows a place to rock climb in or near Puerto Escondido?

      1 Answer Dec 13, 2006 at 11:21 AM
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      I have a Place to Share

      by wlkngcrpt Online Now Dec 2, 2006 at 9:23 PM

      I'll be traveling to PE solo from Dec 13-Dec 20th. I have a 2 bedroom house near zicztella if anyone wants to share, let me know. Email me for furter details or questions. robertcolligan@msn.com

    • LOOKING for a female travel budy for Puerto Escondido

      by yellowsea Online Now Aug 7, 2006 at 1:18 PM

      Hi, I am currently living in Oaxaca City. I am planning on traveling to Puerto for 1-2 weeks and am looking for someone (preferibly a female) to trave with for safety purposes. I am planning on staying in a hostel and speding most of my days surfing, posiibly some hiking.

      Thanks

      1 Answer Jul 10, 2008 at 1:19 PM
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      P. Escondido to P. Angel

      by travlinsouth Online Now Dec 25, 2005 at 4:59 PM

      If I fly into PE, how hard, long, expensive, etc. is it to get to Puerto Angel?

      Is it hard to rent cheap places by the month in either place?

      I'm more into diving than surfing. Is there a "best place" for that along this coast?

      10 Answers Dec 29, 2005 at 3:20 PM
    • Place to stay in puerto escondido

      by michaelchora Online Now Feb 5, 2005 at 3:53 PM

      Hey all, Myself and 5 other mates are heading down to puerto escondido for the month of april and want to rent a house for a reasonable price so that we can all stay together. We want to go surfing at Zicatela Beach, and thus would like to stay an easy 5 min walk from the beach.. is there anywhere that would fit what im looking for, we are flexable and could stay somewhere that we were lodging.. well anywhere.. basicly after info on stayin in puerto escondido. Michael

      2 Answers Feb 20, 2005 at 10:49 AM
    • Arco Iris Hotel

      by DebTim Online Now Jan 17, 2005 at 4:29 PM

      Can anyone describe what the rooms look like at Arco Iris? I can't find any pics anywhere. I hear the hotel is great and food is fine, but just wondering about the room and kitchenette. Bright, clean, spacious, comfortable beds.....I know, I know, it's Mexico!!! But any info will be appreciated. Going there in Feb/Mar so am excited! Deb

      2 Answers Jan 26, 2005 at 9:00 AM
    • long term rentals

      by taylor37 Online Now Jan 7, 2005 at 10:52 AM

      hi there, i will be heading to puerto escondido for 6 months nov 1st, i am looking for a long term rental perfer a small house or bungalow anybody got any ideas? thanks, donna in vancouver bc canada

      1 Answer Jul 20, 2006 at 1:39 PM
    • Hotel Arco Iris

      by jellibb Online Now Nov 17, 2004 at 4:43 AM

      Hi All, We are travelling to Puerto Escondido next year, and we wanted to stay in Hotel Arco Iris, but we are having alot of trouble contacting them. Does anyone know how I can contact the hotel directly? I would prefer email or website details as I am in Australia and the time difference is huge! I'd be grateful for any info you could come up with. Thanks! Sel.

      5 Answers Nov 24, 2004 at 9:44 AM
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      Good Hostel in Puerto Escondido

      by lyla_xx Online Now Jun 16, 2004 at 3:38 AM

      I'm heading to Puerto Escondido in August 2004 and was wondering if someone could recommend a good hostel or budget type accomodation to stay at. I've heard great things about 'Surf Hostel Zicatela' but haven't been able to make any online reservations, if anyone knows the contact number so I could enquire and book over the phone I'd appreciate it. Thanks.

      3 Answers Jun 19, 2004 at 11:44 PM
    • Moving to Puerto Escondido

      by bne1s0n Online Now Apr 7, 2004 at 12:13 PM

      HEY!! My Buddies and I are moving to Puerto Econdido por la playa Carizalillo. Of course, were going to surf, the crazy thing is that none of us have surfed before. So my question is Should we buy the boards up here in Utah or should we buy them down there and what type of board do you surfers suggest? Thanks.

      1 Answer Apr 7, 2004 at 7:46 PM
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      Nightlife?

      by noum666 Online Now Oct 29, 2003 at 12:24 PM

      Hi, i'm a 21 years old student, going to Puerto Escondido and Oaxaca for Christmas. Got any tips on the nightlife? any cool spot?

      2 Answers Oct 29, 2003 at 8:01 PM