Another town that
has some feel of the Colonial Era but has not been preserved as
such so new is mixed with the old. It's a good sized town
with lots of downtown activity - market, plaza and a number of
chruches. The bull ring (Plaza del Toros) is close to
downtown and one of the fanciest ones I've seen. I really
should have tried to get a few fotos of it - even if only the
After coming out of
Ayutla onto highway 80 there is a large drop in elevation into
the valley where Autlan is (those famous hair-pin turns).
I cruzed downtown and then stayed at Hotel Autlan near the bus
station - nice place for about $40us. The next morning I
walked around town, had breakfast and headed downhill again
towards Purificacion and La Huerta (more hair-pin turns).