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The coolest guide in town

Welcome to our blog!

We love exploring Mazatlan and while doing it we always find it’s hidden gems, the people, places and stories that make our city unique, let us share those with you. We hope you enjoy it and fall in love with Mazatlan just as we have. 

Bienvenido a nuestro blog. Nos encanta explorar Mazatlán y encontrar sus gemas escondidas, su gente, los lugares y las historias que hacen de nuestra ciudad un destino único, nos gustaría compartirlas contigo. Esperamos que las disfrutes e inspiren tus futuros viajes.


The Blue Foot Team

Mazatlán into the future / Mazatlán piensa a futuro

La nueva faceta de Mazatlan No sé para ustedes pero para mí se siente como si ya hubiera pasado una eternidad desde que comenzó  esta emergencia sanitaria y el sentimiento se hizo más evidente hace días al pasar por la … Read More

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The many colours of Centro Histórico/ Los muchos colores del Centro Histórico

Mazatlan´s urban art    For those of us that grew up around Mazatlán’s historic downtown in the 90´s we got to see many abandoned buildings, entire blocks just left there to die, damage by the salinity of the ocean and … Read More

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Mazatlan Origins

The Mystery of Mazatlan´s foundation  “A lie Told once remains a lie but a lie told a thousand times becomes truth” this quote by Joseph Goebbels, although originally said in some tragic circumstances, perfectly illustrates a phenomenon that has occur … Read More

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Mazatlan post Covid-19

Changing paradigms For the past 4 months the world has been turn upside down due to the COVID 19 pandemic and for obvious reason the tourism industry is struggling worldwide affecting millions of workers that has suddenly lost their livelihood. … Read More

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The Olive Ridley Sea Turtle, a survival story /Tortuga golfina , una historia de supervivencia

Survivors on a half shell   Sea turtles are miraculous. First, they’ve been around since the late Jurassic, roughly 150 million years ago. Cohorts of the dinosaurs, sea turtles have survived through the challenges of eons, existing still today, where many others have ended their evolutionary … Read More

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Here comes the Coco / Ahí vine el Coco

The tropical super fruit  Did you know that we have our own version of the boogeyman? Indeed we do, we call it “El Coco” but wait a minute isn’t that the Spanish word for coconut? You may ask, well you … Read More

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Mazatlan’s heart and soul: Don Severo

Severo Acosta Aragón I hope you have had the chance to experience rural Mexico, if you have you will agree with me that the hospitality and warmness they display is beyond compare, always willing to open their home to other … Read More

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A safe place for the Olive Ridley sea turtle / Un Refugio para la Tortuga Golfina

Protecting chelonians since 1975 Besides being in Central America, what does México, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panamá have in common? All these countries have shores where the Olive Ridley sea turtle likes to lay their eggs and there are Turtle … Read More

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Biking and whaling / Una ballena para el calor

No, it’s not what you are thinking, we don’t eat or hunt whales in Mazatlán, we call Ballenas (Spanish for whale) the one litter bottles of Pacifico beer, and people often go drink one of these somewhere in Olas Altas … Read More

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Mazatlan’s heart and soul: Doña Carolina

Fresh from the oven straight to the hearth  Human memory is truly fascinating, and specifically our olfactory memory, some studies affirm that smells are usually related with early memories prior to the age of ten, this memories are vivid and … Read More

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Chasing The Blue Agave Trail / Siguiendo los pasos del Agave Azul

Exploring an old and abandone clandestine Mezcal factory    Perhaps you have noticed a plaque at hotel Belmar’s entrance In Olas Altas bay, where you can read the story of Governor Rodolfo T. Loaiza’s assassination on February 21th 1944 during … Read More

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Bike, Coffee and Chill

Bike friendly coffee shop in Mazatlán Someone once said: “Mornings are for Coffee and contemplation” I couldn’t agree more, there is nothing like riding your bike on a chill winter morning in Mazatlán, hitting the malecón as the first rays … Read More

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Biking on stone island / Pedaleando en la isla de la piedra

A journey back to a Tropical past    When you spend enough time with people that live in Stone Island you start to realize that they have a strong sense of identity, in their own eyes they are not from … Read More

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Sierra Madre Hiking Excursion / Hiking en la Sierra Madre

An Unexpected Journey    Writer and cartoonist Allen Saunders once said: “ Life is what happens when you are making other plans” , Well those words certainly applies to what happened to us on August 2019 in one of our … Read More

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Mazatlan by Bike / Mazatlan en Bici

Mazatlan on it’s way to be a more Bike Friendly City    Mazatlan’s malecon has always been one of the preferred spots by cyclists, Even before the bike lane was build, and it makes sense who wouldn’t want to have … Read More

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Biking and the COVID-19 crisis / Ciclismo y el COVID-19

    10 useful and practical tips to avoid getting Coronavirus while using your bike   Remember when a couple of months ago we didn’t have to worry about the COVID-19 pandemic? Without a doubt this world crisis has altered … Read More

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Best Hiking Trails in Mazatlán

If hiking makes you happy, improves your mood, decreases your anxiety, makes you feel less stressed and improves your memory, we can say that Mazatlán does the same to you. In here you will find all kind of hiking trails, … Read More

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