On Monday, May 30, Hurricane Agatha made landfall five miles west of Puerto Angel, a little town about an hour down the road from Puerto Escondido. It battered a long stretch of beaches and fishing towns before losing steam as it ran into the mountains that sit inland. While Puerto Escondido was mostly spared, Puerto Angel and the surrounding communities weren’t so lucky. Greg Long, a man who has Mexico in his heart, started a crowdfunding campaign to help out.
“I have been traveling to Puerto Escondido and surrounding areas for over 20 years,” Long wrote. “I consider it to be a second home and the community within family. All money raised will be transferred directly to longtime friend and renowned photographer Edwin Morales.”