Friday, October 30, 2009

Talpa from above

After picking up my new passport in Vallarta last year I drove up highway 70 thru Mascota intending to overnight in Autlan. I came to the Talpa turn off to the south and had to take a look but after a mile or two was presented with this site. Overlooks or viewpoints on Mexican highways are rare but here was a good one.

Anyway it looked too far to just visit and just turn around so I headed back to highway 70 to continue. What I would like to know is if there is only one entrance to Talpa ... or is there another from highway 80.

Talpa Talpa Jalisco off highway 70

4 comments:

Calypso said...

Excellent photo - gracias

john said...

What a gorgeous view!

gk said...

i'm looking at my old guia and there seems to be a secondary highway from san clemente on hwy. 80 to talpa.san clemente is 50-51 kilometers north of autlan. it might work for you. glen

el jubilado said...

I'll take a look at the map but don't trust Guia Roji for secondary roads. If it's the only route between two places they seem to indicate it's an OK road.

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