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Dogs and Thunder In Puerto Vallarta

Dogs and Thunder It’s called Strom Phobia and our pup suffers from this horrible affliction here in Puerto Vallarta during rainy season. We always know when a storm is brewing because the pup starts the panting/pacing ritual that prece...

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Puerto Vallarta: Taking A Panga To Yelapa!

Take a Panga to Yelapa! There are people who ask if Mexico is safe. It’s a question that actually upsets a lot of locals and residents here in this relatively peaceful country. Yes, there are problems, just as there are in our extremely di...

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Back To My Beloved Puerto Vallarta

I recently returned to Puerto Vallarta to spend a 10-day Thanksgiving holiday with my partner and 4 other close friends. It had been a long seven-year hiatus since I last visited this beautiful vacation destination. It was great to be back! Wh...

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Vallarta: Banda!

Banda! We love this style of music, which we first discovered years ago at a rodeo in Sayulita on our first visit to Puerto Vallarta. Some may find it brash and loud but, to us it represents joy, liveliness and people having a darn good time...

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Vallarta: Check Out the New Woolworth in Pitillal!

Check Out the New Woolworth in Pitillal! A new Woolworth Store has opened in Pitillal and has everyone excited about bargain shopping at their favorite store that has a little bit of everything.  For serious shoppers, parking in the downtow...

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Vallarta: An Idillic Beach Village Around the Corner

Pizota in Cabo Corrientes Pizota, a small village south of Puerto Vallarta, in the state of Jalisco, is not a privately owned island, contrary to what many people believe. In the first place, it’s a coastal village and not an island. There...

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Vallarta: Boats in Our Harbor

Boats in Our Harbor The cruise ship marina often has visitors. Sometimes yachts are huge, with heliports and large tenders to transport passengers from the boat to shore, or another vessel. Such luminaries as Bill Gates, David Geffen, Carlos...

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Vallarta’s Chili Cook Off (It’s An Expat Thing)

Puerto Vallarta’s Famous Chili Cook-Off Our first chili cook-off was in the late 90’s and we rather stumbled across a group that was largely gringos in the patio of a lovely little hotel with wandering gardens. We purchased tickets, tast...

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Yikes! Bikes! Vallarta Style

Many years ago, when we arrived in Puerto Vallarta and began enlightening and enjoyable observations, we rarely saw anyone riding a bicycle. If we did spot a bike, it would often be supporting well more than one rider. A man usually pumped ...

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Puerto Vallarta: Sports, Pro or Amateur?

Calling Pros and Amateurs! Puerto Vallarta has long had a history of sports, with enthusiasts for baseball, soccer, tennis, and other activities dating back several decades. These traditions are honored when Puerto Vallarta hosts events, whi...

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Jogging About Town In Puerto Vallarta

Jogging About Town We shudder when we see joggers in Puerto Vallarta on the highway between town and Mismaloya, sometimes with only inches between them and passing traffic. It’s a dangerous place to run. Most people are looking for solid f...

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When The Termites Come to Vallarta

The first time we witnessed the arrival of The Termites in Puerto Vallarta was at a beach restaurant many years ago. Without as much as a buzz or a hum, a swarm of flying creatures suddenly appeared over our heads, shedding somewhat less than g...

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Smile, Dance & Nap in Puerto Vallarta

Have you noticed how friendly everyone is here in Puerto Vallarta? We walk down the street and all the Mexicans we pass bid us a good morning, afternoon or evening, depending on the time of day. “Buen dia“ (have a good day) is often a c...

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Dulce Vallarta

We never tire of talking about sweets in Puerto Vallarta. We also have no problem ingesting them. Mexican delicacies hold world prominence for a good (and delicious) reason. So much work goes into the creation of sweet offerings and is often th...

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The 2018 Puerto Vallarta Real Estate Fair

About the Vallarta Real Estate Fair Our theme this year will be humanity and diversity among people, highlighting important values such as equality, compassion, love and inclusion. The slogan we chose for the event will be ¨Together we can do...

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Puerto Vallarta: The Cooler Time Of Year

When Will The Temp Get Cool Again? Once September passes and businesses that had been closed for the month begin again to open, people start coming back to town. The snowbirds from the north flock back via flights or long road trips. Streets...

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Puerto Vallarta: Hummingbird Magic

Hummingbirds We love the return of the hummingbirds to Puerto Vallarta. They are magical little creatures who begin to appear when they migrate south for the winter. This long journey has taken place for hundreds of years and begins in Augus...

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Christmas Traditions in Puerto Vallarta

https://www.timothyrealestategroup.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/tamales-700.jpg There is nothing quite as Mexican as a ritual and when it comes to such, Puerto Vallarta celebrates with joy and earnest. What better time to incorporate Pre-Hi...

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