Old men sing about their dreams,

women laugh and children scream

and the band keeps playin' on. . (1)

Mexican flag

Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico

opening a coco Opening a coco.
Locals do it with a machete. We use a saw, but between us we can still count to thirty.

pouring out coco milk A delightful enroute beverage.

harbor scene Caleta, entering Acapulco Bay.

point left Back to Espire's voyage of discovery.

(1) The opening quote is copyrighted material © 1975 Ice Nine Music, from the song "The Music Never Stopped" by John Barlow. Used here with thanks but without permission.

All images copyright © 1997 Marc and Anna Syvertsen.