Huatulco (wa-tool-co), a name, meaning a place where one respects trees, is composed of nine stunning bays. Since 1974, the Mexican government has spent $millions to turn the area into a leading resort.
One of Huatulco's bays from the overlooking hills
Adjacent to the town plaza, the church in the town of La Crucecita contains a ceiling picturing a Madonna for its entire length, qualifying it for the Guinness Book of Records.
The family pet
The Regal Princess, at anchor off-shore.
A vulture waits in the trees overlooking one of the bays
One of the local boats in dock at Santa Cruz near the tendering pier
A tender being raised back onto the ship as we prepare to leave Huatulco