Just a hop to the west coast
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After a good night sleep, and a good breakfast, we take the shuttle to the airport.
Much to early we are in the airport, have only a short walk to the domestic flight area, and wait for the plane to our next destination.
We have a lot of time to look around.
The plane for the Mexicana flight is on time, boarding goes smoothly and it takes less than an hour to come to Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo International Airport (a big name for an airport you will not find on Google Maps, nor in the Sat Nav :(
Our car is waiting for us at the Hertz agency, small enough to be cheap, big enough to be comfortable (though cheap is the wrong word here, as it is never cheap to rent a car).
I musn't grumble, Troncones is not on the Satnav too, but Lazaro Cardenas is, and with the discription we had from the website from http://www.raqueros.com/ ( a refuge/hotel that is very nice, well worth booking, a great place to stay, but owned by family, so no review:) we are on our way.
First impressions: 'so good we have airco' and 'this is a good road' (the first thought lasts for all three weeks, the second only 5 minutes:)
When we enter the town of Zihua, I have to get used of everybody passing left and right, the secundary road being used as a bypass and the terrible amount of Topes, that will wreck your car if you pass them to fast (>5 mph!!)
!!Sunday afternoon and people working to pave the road!! (they go on for day and night here, a fine example for Holland - and having seen Top Gear, for Britain too)