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Rosca del Reyes In Puerto Vallarta

For a long time, we thought it quite strange to see Christmas decorations hanging in and around homes far into the New Year. In error, we assumed this was a sign of laziness! One couldn’t get around to putting the baubles away and taking ...

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OPEN HOUSE : CASA 5 DE DICIEMBRE

Hola Everyone, You are welcome to join us Friday, May 17,2019 for the Casa
5 de Diciembre Open House! FLEXMLS # 14700 From 11 AM to 2 PM Duplex 
4 Bedrooms
 4 Bathrooms
,Pool
,Palapa Rooftop
Over 4,100 square feet
 $499,000 U...

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Isla Marietas Paraíso de Nayarit

Isla Marietas Paraíso de Nayarit Beginning in the mid ‘80’s in Puerto Vallarta, we began fishing trips on pangas, which are open boats and dot the shoreline up and down the shores of Puerto Vallarta. Floating around offshore, lines ...

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Amate and Cartoneria Around Puerto Vallarta

Aztecs were meticulous record keepers and developed their own paper long before the Spanish conquest. Amate paper was banned by the Spanish conquistadors for the simple reason it was used in Aztec religious ceremonies. It was considered by Azte...

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December Pilgramage in Puerto Vallarta

The word peregrination comes from the Latin peregrinari, which means to travel abroad, perhaps long distances and invariably with no other mode of transportation other than walking. In the sense that travelers come from far away and do so on fo...

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December Festivities in Puerto Vallarta

Traditional festivities are celebrated in the month of December throughout Mexico and Puerto Vallarta is no exception, starting the month with the colorful Guadalupano celebrations, followed by Christmas and ending with a bang at New Year’s E...

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Shop Tonala: Escape the Vallarta Heat

Escaping the heat of Puerto Vallarta in August is a good time to check out the tianguis (flea market) in Tonalá. Although everyone thinks Tonalá is in Guadalajara, it’s actually a municipality of Jalisco, bordered by Juanacatlán, Tlaqu...

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Taking Pictures in Puerto Vallarta

We never tire of gazing at the large photos in the hallways of the restaurant La Palapa, on Los Muertos Beach. We recommend paying a visit; they’re in the back, past the cashier, by the restrooms. Other businesses in town have similar display...

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When In Puerto Vallarta Discover La Catrina

Death is the great neutralizer. No matter whom we are or what we possess, we are all going in the same direction and headed for one particular place. Nowhere in the world celebrates the end of life quite like Mexico, including Puerto Vallarta. ...

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Searching for Reason Puerto Vallarta Style

We have been asked about the sculpture of the ladder on the Malecón. Two children climb to the top while a mother-like figure at the base seems to either plead with them or bid them farewell. Some people claim this is the artist Sergio Bus...

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Puerto Vallarta Loves Equipales

Our favorite thing about equipales is the way they smell. The odors of leather and rosewood linger for years and are usually so strong at the point of purchase; we usually allow them to air out on the patio for a day or two, especially the ...

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Dental Work in Puerto Vallarta

Dental Work in Puerto Vallarta Ex-pats who live in Puerto Vallarta rave about the medical and dental care they receive. Many people come to Mexico specifically to get dental work done. It’s much cheaper than the US or Canada and the cl...

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Puerto Vallarta Artists Exhibition

David Birks “Paraíso en Proceso” is the opening exhibit of Oficina de Proyectos Culturales (OPC), located in the center of Puerto Vallarta (Juarez & Aldama). The exhibit is a conceptual project that explores the recent history of Puert...

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Make Pan Muerto In Puerto Vallarta

Soon it will be Day of the Dead and we wouldn’t be caught dead in Puerto Vallarta without a good recipe for Day of the Dead Bread! Pan Muerto in Spanish is traditional bread that is shared at either the shine for the departed or at the actual...

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Vallarta, Whats in Lo de Marcos?

Hidden beauties can be found along Highway 200 on the way to or from Puerto Vallarta. One of these gems is Lo de Marcos, a small Mexican beach town that has not been fully discovered. There are no looming hotels, large boat marinas, beeping tax...

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