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A Love Letter To Puerto Vallarta

Our Love Letter To The Puerto Vallarta Community Puerto Vallarta is magical.  It is special to us for many reasons, but mainly because of our intense sense of community & diversity.  The Puerto Vallarta community is coming to the forefront in this current situation just as it has in the

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Love Letter To Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta is magical.  It is special to us for many reasons, but mainly because of our intense sense of community & diversity.  The Puerto Vallarta community is coming to the forefront in this current situation just as it has in the past and it is reminding us of why

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Puerto Vallarta – Mexican ingenuity for reclaiming items

Recycle, Reuse, Reclaim There is nothing quite like Mexican ingenuity for reclaiming items to use for some other than their original function. We have seen stoves turned into storage cabinets and hen roosts; plastic milk cartons (there are four sides!) applied to re-sole shoes; flower pots fashioned from just about

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Getting A Pedicure In Puerto Vallarta The Facts

Pedicures Our feet take a beating in Puerto Vallarta. We have an amazing collection of open toe sandals, from flip flops to fancy huaraches.  Sneakers and hiking boots fill the remainder of our assortment of shoes. With toes showing most of the time, we like them to look pleasant, rather

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Puerto Vallarta – Market or Mercado?

Whether on the beach, street or in the tianguis (flea market), expectations are to bargain, on both sides of any regateo (negotiation). Though some visitors to Puerto Vallarta find bargaining a bother and even embarrassing, it can also be fun and educational. Try a little bit of your Spanish knowledge

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Puerto Vallarta Mexico September 16th

Puerto Vallarta Mexico  September 16th, “El Grito” (translation The Shout) refers to the Call for Independence and is one of the most celebrated and significant holidays in Mexico.  It was the beginning of the Mexican Revolution that freed Mexico from Spanish control. The history of this holiday reflects similar holidays

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Puerto Vallarta Festival of Guadalupe

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico is known to have the longest festival celebrating Dia de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe or Our Lady of Guadalupe, the patron saint of Mexico. The festival starts on December 1st for 12 days and takes over the downtown historical zone near the Cathedral of our Lady of

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TEQUILA TASTING

When in Puerto Vallarta i suggest you try a Tequila Tasting. Like a wine tasting, but less gargling more shooting. Although in reality a fine Tequila can be as smooth as velvet, better than the best cognac, believe it or not. I have lived in Puerto Vallarta for over 20

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Direct flights to Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. There are 23 cities in the USA with direct flights to Puerto Vallarta and at least 12 Cities or towns in Canada with direct flights to Puerto Vallarta. Check out the list I found on the very helpful website Puerto Vallarta.net. Sadly the days when air travel

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The Singing Queens Of Puerto Vallarta

The Singing Queens of Puerto Vallarta:  We’ve seen some fine drag shows in Puerto Vallarta. Our favorites are, of course, those entertainers who use their own voice for vocals but we don’t mind a lip-syncing, if it’s good. There are several venues in Puerto Vallarta to see great drag theater.

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Cooking Classes and food tours at El Arrayan, Puerto Vallarta

This … Is a special personalized experience with owner Carmen Porras. The concept at her very charming unique restaurant is to offer authentic Mexican food made with only the freshest of local ingredients. Carmen is now offering cooking classes and food tours for small intimate groups. For a different experience

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Puerto Vallarta – Festival Vallarta, Whats That About?

International Folklore Festival Springtime, when everyone is in tune with feelings of renewal, Folklore Festivals take place all over Latin America, including Puerto Vallarta. This year our festival (Festival Vallarta Azteca del Folclor Internacional) occupies our time from April 29 – May 7. It is customary for Puerto Vallarta to

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Today in Puerto Vallarta

This morning in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, the weather was perfect for an early morning walk. A cool breeze off the ocean and a great sunrise over the Sierra Madre mountains with just a slight tinge of pink in the sky, the temperature is perfect for a northerner but I see

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