Acapulco


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  • noun

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a port and fashionable resort city on the Pacific coast of southern Mexico

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Despite some exterior shots being filmed in Acapulco, all of Elvis's scenes were shot in La Quebrada cliffs
Nearby, the vibrant Mexican Pacific Port city of Acapulco is home to one of the most spectacular bays in the world, making it a favorite stop over the decades for celebrities such as Elizabeth Taylor, Placido Domingo and Julio Iglesias.
Acapulco Mayor Alberto Lopez Rosas responded to the news by going for a midday swim, fielding questions from reporters on the beach.
The ``black galleon'' sailing from Acapulco to Manila and back carried fine porcelain, silks, brocade, velvet, perfumes, spices, mangoes and pearls, she said.
Culture shocks like this come with the territory in Acapulco.
Acapulco (estimated population 890,000), a resort on the southern Pacific coast, is the major Mexican city where gnathostomosis cases have been reported (5).
Jack's Acapulco Chicken Salad, which debuted for a limited time in 2006, features a mix of fresh lettuces topped with shredded pepper jack cheese, grape tomatoes, cucumber slices, red onion and lime wedges served with blue corn tortilla strips and cilantro lime dressing on the side.
MIAMI, Sha'ban 26, 1436, Jun 13, 2015, SPA -- Hurricane Carlos hovered Saturday over the Pacific Ocean south of Acapulco, Mexico, hours after a hurricane watch was issued for a swath of that country's southwest coastline, forecasters said, according to AP.
The state of Guerrero was the hardest hit, with at least 65 deaths and its Pacific resort of Acapulco left isolated after the two roads to Mexico City were covered by landslides on September 15.
MESS-ICO Debris is strewn along the beach after storms battered Acapulco
SIX Spanish tourists were raped by a gang of armed, masked men in the Mexican resort of Acapulco, the latest chapter of violence that has tarnished the once-glamorous resort.
9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Acapulco Destination Marketing Office is pleased to announce its involvement in the "Sun Triangle," a tourism initiative launched by the State of Guerrero to position and promote its top tourist destinations - Acapulco, Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo and Taxco - on an international level.
Fernando Gonzalez, seeded second for the Mexican Open, which started in Acapulco last night, was yesterday installed 7-2 favourite for the Acapulco title.
The escalation of drug-related violence in the resort city of Acapulco has raised new concerns about Mexico's beleaguered tourism industry.
Amanda Coetzer of South Africa won the Mexican Open tennis tournament with a straight-set victory on a sun-splashed Acapulco Sunday in early March.