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IXTAPA & ZIHUATANEJO TRAVEL GUIDE
What to eatPozoles (traditional Mexican soup), caldo de cuatete (fish stew), roasted pork, a ceviche-like dish of raw fish called tiritas and many more dishes inspired by Mexico’s indigenous people.
What to bring backPaintings on amate (bark paper), colourful and handmade baskets, pottery or lacquered boxes, silver items and Mexican vanilla.
Fun FactThe Guerrero state, where you’ll find Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo, is home to a high density of indigenous peoples, including the Mixtecs, the Nahuas, the Amuzgos and the Tlapanecos. Indigenous cultures colour the region’s cuisine and influences the handmade crafts found in markets or beachside kiosks.
Important InfoFor more information on all necessary travel documents, visa, taxes and more, check Air Canada’s Travel Requirements page and the Government of Canada’s Travel and Tourism website.
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