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Puerto Vallarta Rocks The Vote

Voting From Afar We agree with those in Puerto Vallarta who are intent on discussing the issue that the upcoming election in the United States is going to be one of the most important events in the history of the country. If one party wins, ...

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Vallarta And the Flucuating Pesos

Counting Pesos Recently we were informed of a disgruntled tourist in Puerto Vallarta who was very unhappy regarding being shortchanged at a convenience store. Seems the wife sent the husband for avocadoes, beer and water with a $500 peso...

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Vallarta: The Heavenly Siesta

Learning about la Siesta was one of our favorite lessons when we arrived in Puerto Vallarta many years ago. With the coming warmer months, we will schedule this activity as mandatory, in a binding contract with our very own self, knowing fu...

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Huipil – Those Beautiful Blouses!

When shopping in Puerto Vallarta, one will find few garments as simple and yet elaborate as Huipil, the traditional dress worn by indigenous women of Central and South America. A Nahuatl word, pronounced weep-eel, the length of a Huipil can be ...

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2016 Property Taxes Are Due On Your Mexican Property

Dear Homeowners & Property Managers It is that time of year again and the 2016 property taxes are due on your Mexico properties. Unfortunately, property tax departments throughout Mexico do NOT send out annual tax bills. However, they have ...

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A Fugitive in Vallarta

If you are thinking of hiding in Puerto Vallarta, you might want to reconsider. That old adage :you can run but you can’t hide” applies here in paradise. Time and again, losers from north of the border have sought a refuge in this resor...

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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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Cora Holy Week (La Judea)

 (Jesús María Municipio el Nayar, Nayarit) Holy Week celebration has many interpretations in different parts of México; almost every community has a way to represent the events that lead to the Passion of Christ”. The most interesting on...

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Peregrinaciones In December

The Peregrinaciones or Processions are celebrated during the first 12 days of December. Mary, Mother of Jesus Christ was given the name “La Virgen de Guadalupe”, or The Virgen of Guadalupe” in Mexico by church authorities almost 500 year...

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