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Puerto Vallarta – Moquito Season?

Boardwalk Realty Blog — Mosquito Season Here comes the rain again in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. This is a wonderful time of year because the downpours clean the landscape and makes everything green again. Everyone is enjoying the cooler evenings. Okay, maybe the loud claps of thunder during the wee hours of the morning isn’t great. … Read more Puerto Vallarta – Moquito Season?

Is that a Big Log in the Water? Puerto Vallarta

We actually have very limited reports of crocodile attacks in Puerto Vallarta. There’s a simple reason for this: crocodiles rarely attack humans. Crocodiles are, however, very interested in four legged mammals and we are personally aware of incidents where pets were taken by these large prehistoric-like reptiles. It’s difficult to refer to such events as … Read more Is that a Big Log in the Water? Puerto Vallarta

The Margaritas In Puerto Vallarta

“Margarita: It’s more than a girl’s name”–Jose Cuervo slogan – 1945 Countless bartenders, socialites and hotel owners have laid claim to the invention of the cocktail known as the Margarita, including the commercial manufacturer Jose Cuervo, who in the mid-forties maintained it was named for a Mexican showgirl named Rita de la Rosa.That, we suspect, was nothing … Read more The Margaritas In Puerto Vallarta

From Tonala to Puerto Vallarta

Before the conquistadores invaded Tonalá in 1530, this city was ruled by a woman, Cihualpilli. A chapel dedicated to the Virgin of Guadalupe, located at the high point of Cerro de la Reina (Queen’s Hill), where Cihualpilli lived, ruling over her people, has a monument built in her honor. A flagpole also can be found … Read more From Tonala to Puerto Vallarta

Living in Puerto Vallarta: Scooters

Scooters in Puerto Vallarta The municipality of Zapopan, a suburb of Guadalajara, has recently approved the introduction of electric scooter rentals, a pilot project that will start on December 2, 2019, when 250 scooters will appear for rent on the streets of Zapopan. You know something like this will soon be available in Puerto Vallarta, … Read more Living in Puerto Vallarta: Scooters

Living in Puerto Vallarta: Coffee

Coffee for a Cold Winter Night One of our favorite things about the winter holidays in Puerto Vallarta is the availability of the yummy drink café de olla. This delicious coffee beverage can be found year round if you know where to look but around Christmas it’s more abundant on the streets of Puerto Vallarta. … Read more Living in Puerto Vallarta: Coffee

Living in Puerto Vallarta: New Years

New Year’s Eve in Puerto Vallarta Our first visit to Puerto Vallarta was during the holidays. This time of year brings back the best memories. We’d never heard of some of the traditions observed here and now love to celebrate year after year, learning our way as we go. We still have trouble making twelve … Read more Living in Puerto Vallarta: New Years

Living in Puerto Vallarta: Geckos

Love Our Geckos! Our first experience with geckos in Puerto Vallarta began as an annoying clicking that we thought was someone monkeying around with our window latch. We got up and stumbled around in the dark, saw nothing disturbing and went back to bed. Not to sleep. The clicking continued. In time, we learned the … Read more Living in Puerto Vallarta: Geckos

Living in Puerto Vallarta: Day of the Dead

Day of the Dead in Puerto Vallarta Our first Day of the Dead experience in Puerto Vallarta was long before 2008, when UNESCO recognized the holiday on its list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, those traditions that are passed down from generations. Día de los Muertos is an occasion of the reaffirmation of indigenous … Read more Living in Puerto Vallarta: Day of the Dead

Facts You May Not Know About Puerto Vallarta

1. Puerto Vallarta is consistently referred to as a small, quaint fishing village that grew into a vacation resort. Puerto Vallarta was never a small quaint fishing village. As it remains today, with cruise ships coming and going, Puerto Vallarta has always been a PORT. Silver mines abounded in the surrounding mountains and the Bay … Read more Facts You May Not Know About Puerto Vallarta