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This spot is easily seen from the road and access is a piece of cake.  It is across a bay from a famous, world class right hand reef . [caption id="attachment_238" align="aligncenter" width="960"] Bigger than you think. Less crowded than you'd think it should be...[/caption] Unlike that spot, it might have only 5-10 people out instead of 30-50.  It is heavier than it looks (and bigger).  The wind is not always friendly to it (but this day sure was on).  This spot is called...(haha go find out and surf it for yourself). [caption id="attachment_239" align="aligncenter" width="960"] Known primarily as a...

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La Ticla, Mainland Mexico, Pascuales, puerto escondido, surf, surf trip, surfing, Travel, travel, Trestles, tropical, warm water -

"Mainland Mex" conjures up images of heaving barrels at Puerto Escondido, "unnamed heavy beach breaks" (aka Pascuales), broken boards, and long hold downs.  But is it really always that heavy?  Not at all!  Take a look at this photo--doesn't it look fun? That's because it is.  This is La Ticla, located in the state of Michoacan in Mainland Mexico.  It's a lot like Trestles with nobody out.  This guy is #2 in the water and it's already 8 a.m.!  You and he are staring at a chest-high offshore a-frame which is as fun to surf as it looks.  Here's another:...

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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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