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Mexico Travel Journal: Puerto Vallarta Episode 3: Viejo Vallarta

Mexico Travel Journal: Puerto Vallarta Episode 3: Viejo Vallarta

Just like you need to get out of on the Bay of Banderas, another must do, and one of the best things to do in Puerto Vallarta is a stroll through Viejo Vallarta. A walk through the pedestrian only Malecon and the zona romantica with a sunset and cerveza on the playa de los muertos  […]

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Sunset Sunday-The Mazatlán Carnaval Parade Halftime Sunset

Sunset Sunday-The Mazatlán Carnaval Parade Halftime Sunset

Sunday’s spectacular Carnaval Parade in Mazatlán even provided the 400,000 who lined the malecón with a vibrant half time show – the sunset. All week during Mazatlán Carnaval the sunset impressed, and as much as I wanted to capture the themed floats along the malecón in the best (my favorite) hour of light it wasn’t in […]

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the Five – Photos of Mazatlan

the Five – Photos of Mazatlan

Photographs can tell a story. I pieced together these five photographs to highlight a recent trip south of the border to Mazatlan, Mexico. Golden Zone – Playa Camarones Known as a beach destination, Mazatlan also has surf. One morning I woke up early to head down to Playa Camarones to catch a few waves. Located […]

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Sunset Sunday – Sunset on the Mazatlán Malecón

Sunset Sunday – Sunset on the Mazatlán Malecón

I reviewed the scheduled itinerary for Mazatlán and immediately looked at see where I’d be for sunset each night. I noticed most nights the sunset occurred over dinner (makes sense) but I also knew one of the restaurants. The dinner at el Shrimp Bucket would be located right on the malecón. I circled that evening. […]

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Sunset Sunday – Sunset with San Pascual Bailón, the Chef’s Saint, Puerto Vallarta

Sunset Sunday – Sunset with San Pascual Bailón, the Chef’s Saint, Puerto Vallarta

The International Gourmet Food Festival just concluded in Puerto Vallarta. Last year I attended the multi (chef) star studded event and tasted specialities not just from the chefs who call Puerto Vallarta home, but from others who visit and take over kitchens and menus at some of the region’s best restaurants. It’s widely discussed and […]

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The Cliff Divers of Mazatlán

The Cliff Divers of Mazatlán

The van pulled over and we climbed out of the vehicle into a sea of friendly merchants. With tourists stopping by all day, the vendors set up and greet you with ‘buen precio and muy barato” (good prices and very cheap). Only after you navigate through the wood carvings, silver souvenirs, and the other assorted […]

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