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Manzanillo History

With its fine natural harbors, Manzanillo was an important seaport even before the Spanish

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Santiago - Manzanillo, Colima

Santiago – Manzanillo, Colima

A complete little beach town just north of Manzanillo

Santiago, once a separate town has been annexed by the City of Manzanillo – so is now a Colonia. However it still has the flavor and feel of a small Mexican town complete with a market and a Bull Ring. About eight blocks into town is the Mercado and adjoining craft and flower markets. The

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Cuyutlan Salt Museum

Sal de Cuyutlan – Colima – Mexico

One of Cuyutlan’s attractions is it’s Museo de la Sal – Salt Museum (sponsored by the University of Colima), which displays the processing involved in the extraction of sea salt and its history. Nearby along the train tracks there are many weathered wooden storage sheds that were used for warehousing the salt before shipping. During the Spanish colonialization of Mexico, Cuyutlan was one of the

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