PUERTO ESCONDIDO, MEXICO. CRYSTAL WATERS - THE BACKPACKING

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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

PUERTO ESCONDIDO, MEXICO. CRYSTAL WATERS

Located in Puerto Escondido Oaxaca Coast is a combination of multicolor crystal waters contrasts with its white sandy beaches and green palm trees, giving the deserved adjective Tropical paradise.
 Ecological Refuge, where fans of sport fishing, snorkeling, surfing, snorkeling and other water sports, congregate Puerto Escondido is
a special stage for international and national events that has a large tourist infrastructure that offers hosting services for any taste or budget, including rental of rooms in hotels, villas, cottages, bungalows, trailer parks, etc.. Its beautiful beaches are the perfect setting for a wide range of aquatic and recreational activities. It is possible to rent for tourist or recreational fishing boats, in addition to guidelines organized walks or rides to observe the flora and fauna.

 Puerto Escondido was named after the ancient legend of "La Escondida" which relates that this coast came a pirate named Andrew Drake, brother of dreaded Francis Drake, who helped his men kidnapped a Mixtec Young, who managed to escape the cabin of his oppressor jumping into the sea and reaching the coast where he hid and was never found, made by the buccaneers gave the name of Bahia Escondida and over the years took the name of Puerto Escondido. In the early twentieth century, Puerto Escondido was known as "Punta Escondida".

Back then it was just a small fishing village whose port was used for the export of coffee. It was not until the 1930s, when the activity of Puerto Escondido is firmly established as a trading port, all this development was thanks to Mr. Guillermo Rojas Mijangos, who started here the shipment of coffee from their farms, giving rise to progress and contributing migration of people to this point. This beautiful place has not only become a major tourist attraction, but also thanks to the Lord Guillermo Rojas was established here the first airline in the Mexican Southeast called Aerovias Rojas, the first means of formal communication between the capital and the Oaxacan coast .