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Viva Mexico! What to do for Mexican Independence Day in Puerto Vallarta

September 13, 2011
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Mexico turns another year older this week, on September 15th “el Grito” (the scream) for independence marks the beginning of the celebrations across Mexico. And if you are lucky enough to be in Puerto Vallarta, here is how to celebrate. “El Grito” in Downtown Puerto Vallarta Most villages, towns, and cities across Mexico reenact “el Grito.” [...]

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Savoring the Sunsets of Puerto Vallarta

July 10, 2011
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The sunset. For me it’s special, magical in fact. It happens every day and everywhere across the globe. I often witness it and then write about it. And I can also tell you, Puerto Vallarta has more than its share of beautiful ones. Whether it is the sunset from any of the forty beaches around [...]

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Jalisco is the Home of the Mariachi

February 2, 2011
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Puerto Vallarta resides in the Mexican State of Jalisco, the birthplace of the Mariachi. Night after night you can find the bands of musicians roaming the streets and the beaches searching for audiences to entertain. And entertain they do. The songs come directly from the heart. They tell tales of machismo, love (especially unrequited love) [...]

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The Old Town Farmers’ Market

January 5, 2011
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Open for its second season, the Farmers’ Market of Puerto Vallarta continues to grow and attract weekend shoppers. Located in the heart of Old Town’s zona romantica, the doors open to the public every Saturday from 10am-2pm. Now with over fifty vendors, both locals and tourists shop to find the freshest produce, speciality handmade crafts, and [...]

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