My husband and I vacationed in Mazatlan beginning of Dec. 2010..
Not once did we feel not safe but we have no desire to return..
Since our trip.. Drug related Violence in Mazatlan has increased greatly and although tourists are not targets there are incidents that are happening in the Golden Tourist Zone...
(Some photos in the newspaper articles may be disturbing)
Sinaloa Governor say...Don't worry Be Happy...
Borderland Beat: Sinaloa Governor: Don't Worry, Be Happy!
I read... Periódico Noroeste
.... daily..(Use google translate)
Balacera en La Zona Dorada
I base my decisions on what I read in some of the papers not what I read on TA...
(Some pics from our trip ..kind of long
Mazatlan has a wonderful beach for walking long walks..I loved the Olas Altas area and we found a few fav...places to hang out in the eve.
Mazatlan Dec. 2010 Slideshow & Video | TripAdvisor
Mazatlan is Friendly
You keep our camera we''ll keep your riding machine....
The old Mazatlan & Olas Altas