Scenes from around Bahías de Huatulco, a coastal town in the state of Oaxaca, known for its nine, beautiful bays and ocean-fresh seafood.
El Violin, a little-known beach frequented mainly by locals.
The whole fried fish at El Grillo Marinero
Casa Mayor boasts a small, open-air coffee shop in the center of Crucecita
Beach visitors can pay about $10 USD to climb aboard a small boat for a 2-hour excursion plus snorkeling, at Playa Arrocito.
A vendor sells seafood cocktails on the street.
Huatulco is known for its bounty of seafood — these are octopus tostadas at La Isla beachfront club.
The view from the cliffside path next to El Faro, the area’s main lighthouse.
El Faro, meaning, simply, lighthouse.
Beachgoers swim off the coast of Playa Entrega.
Continue reading ➞ GALLERY: Huatulco, Mexico
Toast and clams, made via Ocracoke Island’s seafood’s always fresh daily bounty.
Ocracoke’s many canals are prime for kayaking.
Pelicans love to hang on Ocracoke Island’s many piers and in the sound.
Kayaking on Ocracoke Island’s back canals is about as peaceful as it gets.
Quaint cottages and docks line Ocracoke Island’s canals.
Quaint cottages and docks line Ocracoke’s back canals.
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