Here are some of the places where the action takes place in the Detective Emilia Cruz books.

Use your imagination for the Pasodoble Bar.


Sinfonia del mar; the best place to watch Acapulco’s fabled sunsets

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Skyscrapers along Acapulco’s road acround the bay, the Costera Miguel Alemán

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Catedral de Nuestra Señora de La Soledad

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La Quebrada, jumping-off spot for Acapulco’s famed cliff divers

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Fuerte San Diego on the western side of Acapulco Bay

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Caleta Beach

Credit: Miguel Angel Alvarez Bernardo from Madrid, Spain (La playa de la caletilla por la mañana) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

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