Rich in parking lot of Hotel Belmar Mazatlan, Mexico I wrote a long post about my poetic and undying love for the Hotel Belmar, located at Paseo Olas Altas 166 Sur, in the old part of Mazatlan. Unfortunately, I somehow lost it. So pictures will have to suffice for the moment. Let me just say that if you like quirky, creepy, old, cheap hotels, this is your place. Supposedly Mazatlan’s oldest hotel, the place weeps fading grandeur. Our room […]
Hundreds of Guadalajarans gathered in the city center to pay tribute to local gay icons. The gathering was followed by a silent march to protest homophobia. Guadalajara ranks fifth in the nation for per capita hate crimes.