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birds, Eco-tour, fishing, Gulf of Mexico, kayak, Mexico, salsa, SUP, surf, Travel, Veracruz, waves, wetlands -

This is Veracruz on Mexico's eastern coast. Not known for its surf, there ARE waves, but also a lot of other things to explore, especially if you are into the eco-tour thing.  Leave the big city behind and say hello to exploring the wetlands, fishing, SUP, and the occasional wave out front--something for everyone, whether you surf or not. The food is off the hook and the people are friendly.  You get there by boat only, but you still have Internet, cerveza, great salsa, and fresh fruit.  Time to turn off that Droid or iPhone and go! http://youtu.be/T-wtKtSEIco ____________________________________ Long...

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[caption id="attachment_140" align="alignnone" width="1063" caption="Empty Lineup. No one surfs here. Laguna Sontecomapan, Veracruz, MX"][/caption] This should just tease you, because it's not a surf destination.  But take a close look.  What you see is a rivermouth beach break on a typical small afternoon.  There is no one out and that is chest-high windswell on the sets.  And the water is 80 degrees. Now, if you are from the South Bay like me, you should be frothing.  Why?  Not just because there is familiar surf in a tropical setting, but here you will also find fishing, kayaking, SUP on the lagoon,...

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common sense, media hype, Mexico, safe travel, Spyder Surf, surf, surfing, Travel, travel, tropical, warm water, waves -

Surfers go anywhere for waves.  They are the first to say yes and the last to back out of any trip outside the US, especially when epic waves and warm water call.  Lately, though, so many have decided not to go to or return to Mexico because it has been portrayed as dangerous in recent years. If this sounds like you, guess what?  You’re blowing it!  There are so many uncrowded spots in Mexico right now because people aren’t going like they used to.  Guess who gets to surf there?  Me.  My friends who don’t fear the country. Mexicans. Plenty...

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Adventure Travel Mexico, ATMEX, baja, mainland, Mexico, puerto escondido, safety, salina cruz, surf, surfing, Travel, travel, tropical, Veracruz -

Spyder Surf is headed to Veracruz, Mexico for the first-ever "Adventure Travel Mexico" Trade Show and Conference, September 1-9.  Stay tuned for updates, photos, and surf facts from south of the border... ___________________________________ Long time Spyder Surf friend Scott Valor is the author of "The Surfer's Guide to Mainland Mexico".  He will be blogging from Veracruz, Mexico from September 1-9.  Look for his updates here and check out other surf info and photos on BurningPier.com, Scott's global surf travel blog.

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