Río Marabasco is the boundary between the states of Jalisco (background) and Colima (foreground).
Playa de Oro, named for the treasure of gold found with the wreckage of the American ship "Golden Gate" that sank nearby in 1862.
The Río Marabasco continues to mark the division between Jalisco (inland) and Colima (beach).
The Río Marabasco breaks through to the Pacific
Manzanillo's Playa de Oro International Airport comes into view.
Manzanillo Airport. Note the snow-capped peak visible to the right of center. That is the volcano Nevado de Colima.
A closer look
Approach end of runway 28
Playa de Oro, just east of the Manzanillo Airport
Houses on Playa de Oro
East end of the beach