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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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The Mexican Sombrero

Everyone who visits Puerto Vallarta knows that a sombrero is a large Mexican hat. Wide enough to protect not just the head but the neck and shoulders, they also have an upturned rim that can deflect water while trotting around the mesa, her...

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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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Puerto Vallarta: What About Iguanas?

Iguanas Puerto Vallarta is famous for iguanas. It was here that the famous film based on the Tennessee Williams book The Night of the Iguana was filmed. Some people think iguanas were more plentiful during those times but that’s not true. ...

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Puerto Vallarta’s Zocalo

The local zocalo, (from Spanish zócalo socle and from Italian zoccolo) is the main square in any Mexican town, Puerto Vallarta being no exception, and is often the center of much local activity. At "El Jardin Principal"(The Main Garden) as...

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Puerto Vallarta: Whats A 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 f...

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Locked Up/Locked Out In Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta has an abundance of locksmiths and we don’t say that lightly. Many ferreterias (hardware stores) will make keys, if you can find someone to help, but your best bet is to find the local locksmith that your friends recommend...

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What About The Clowns In Puerto Vallarta?

In defense of clowns, Puerto Vallarta could use more. Their entire function is to make people laugh, to amuse, entertain. We can all use a bit more laughter. Some smart clown, before he was so designated, decided that to garner attention he co...

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Puerto Vallarta: Is The ‘Mordida’ A Good Idea?

The Mordida For anyone who asks, if ever pulled over by an officer of the law in Puerto Vallarta, we always advise to keep your money in your pocket and take the ticket. There are still come cops who will accept a bribe (mordida), though we ...

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Get Out And Hike Vallarta

Hiking to Las Animas Las Animas is a coastal village that’s lively during the day when tourists swarm the beaches, and quiet at night when residents breathe a sigh of relief until the next morning when they open their welcome arms to peopl...

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Puerto Vallarta: Happy New Year!

İProspero Año! We love New Year's Eve in Puerto Vallarta. Everyone gets in on the act and the fun goes on all night long, with dancing in the streets and endless fireworks. There are so many great venues where you can hang out to say goodb...

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Puerto Vallarta & Maize

Next time you’re on the Malecón in Puerto Vallarta, buying corn on the cob and smothering it in cheese and Salsa Huichol, remember corn, a highly diversified and reliable food source, is a vegetable with a traceable history. You would not be...

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Is It Cheaper Living in Mexico?

Cheaper Living in Mexico We moved to Puerto Vallarta for many reasons and we will readily admit that fixed income was certainly a priority. The weather’s lovely, especially when we have the opportunity to travel to other destinations in an...

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Dia De La Marina, Puerto Vallarta

By TREGROUP · May 11, 2016 Navy Day Some of our favorite holidays in Puerto Vallarta are the less mentioned and mostly attended by locals. Dia de Banderas is one of these, (Flag Day), celebrated in February and given special signific...

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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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Puerto Vallarta: Wash up!

Wash Your Hands We can't be reminded enough of this simple deterrent to the flu and other illnesses, which assault Puerto Vallarta at the same rate as the remainder of the world outside paradise. The initial recommendation is to get an annua...

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Puerto Vallarta’s Fabulous Weather

The change of seasons is upon us. Fall is in the air and soon weather temperatures will drop and cold weather will arrive. More and more Americans and Canadians are spending their winters in Puerto Vallarta Mexico, as it is an ideal “sno...

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