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Comala Feb 21

Comala is a small town in the state of Colima, its name comes from the Nahuatl “comalli” which means “place of comal”, (Comal is a type of traditional cookware used mostly to make or to warm tortillas); this destination is also known as “America’s white town” thanks to the fact that most of its white facades are highlighted by its red roofs. This town is famous for the excellent weather, its streets, its cuisine and the people who jealously keeps their traditions. In 1988 it was declared an Area of Historic Monuments and in 2002 was elected to the national program “Magic Towns of Mexico”. It is one of the most famous places of Colima by the legend, folklore and traditions that are mentioned in the novel Pedro Paramo, from the renowned writer Juan Rulfo, borned in Jalisco. The oldest inhabitants of the territory of Comala settled there 3,000 years ago some of the major cultures were the Olmec, Nahuatl, Toltec, Chichimecan and finally the Tarascan at the arrival of the Spanish troops. Many indigenous are still settling in Suchitlan, a town next to Comala. more…

Manzanillo Jun 03

Manzanillo is one of the most beautiful beach destinations in Mexico. It is located in the state of Colima, in the region of the Pacific Coast. In a walk through the streets of the center of the town visitors can find many restaurants offering traditional dishes from the place, some markets where people can buy all kinds of crafts, as well as the breakwater, where it is possible to admire the “Monument to Sailfish”, since Manzanillo is known as the sailfish capital of the world, because many national and international fishing tournaments take place here.

On its beautiful beaches people can practice different water sports such as surfing, kayaking, diving and more…