This location is the small Mexican town where Geoffrey Firmin lives. It is a moderate sized town on the sea shore. In the distance, one sees two of Mexico's volcanoes.
When Yvonne returns, she convinces several characters to travel by bus to this town. There, they plan to go to the zoo. They also see a bullfight. Outside of this place, however, the consul and Yvonne die.
During the First World War, the consul captained this object. His crew captures a German submarine, but when they reach port, none of the submarines officers are found on board. The crew eventually confesses to killing the German officers and putting them in this object's stove.
Much of the social life in Mexico revolves around these locations. Nearly every meal or social meeting occurs in one of them.
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