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Bargains Galore! - 25% Discount on Everything in Puerto ..

Well, it appears as though the effects of the mortgage crisis in the US which began in March, 2008 followed by the collapse of the stock market in October, 2008 are finally being felt in Puerto ..
(December 13, 2008)
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The Last of the Obsidian Artifacts in Puerto Vallarta

More than 30 years ago during one of our first visits to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, while browsing through a small souvenir shop, we noticed a handful of small black objects high on a back corner ..
(September 03, 2008)
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Comparing Puerto Vallarta to Pittsburgh, St. Louis, ..

Being typical Midwestern US cities, Pittsburgh, St. Louis, Cincinnati, Toledo, and Wichita all have populations of approximately 330,000 /- 20,000 inhabitants. On the average, their populations have ..
(August 06, 2008)
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The Influence of Mariachi on Puerto Vallarta - Jalisco, Mexico

Mariachi music, quite obviously the heart and soul of Mexico to anyone that has traveled south of the border, frequently permeates the Puerto Vallarta evening air. Mariachis can be heard serenading ..
(August 11, 2008)
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Puerto Vallarta and Lake Tahoe The Best of Both Worlds

Upon retiring fourteen years ago, we spent a great deal of time traveling the world in search for the perfect retirement haven. Eleven years ago we selected Puerto Vallarta, Mexico as the location ..
(July 17, 2008)
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Why Are All Of Puerto Vallarta's Bougainvillea Flowers White?

Bougainvillea, a strikingly beautiful plant seen in abundance in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, derived its name from Louis Antoine de Bougainvillea, an admiral in the French Navy that encountered these ..
(May 13, 2008)
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Charley Wished He'd Never Visited Puerto Vallarta!

Nestled in the Sierra Madre foothills along the shore of the 25 mile diameter Banderas Bay on the Pacific Ocean, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, the beautiful vacation resort destination and retirement ..
(May 11, 2008)
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What Do Mecca, Mandalay, and Puerto Vallarta Have in Common?

Mecca, Saudi Arabia has been one of the most important cities on the Arabian Peninsula for over 4,000 years. Being the birthplace of Muhammad in 570AD and the home of the largest mosque in the world, .
(April 27, 2008)
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Have You Seen the Burseraceae Family in Puerto Vallarta?

Most all of the 350,000 residents of Vallarta are familiar with the Burseraceae family, however the majority of visitors to the area are oblivious to their existence. The oldest lineage of the ..
(March 07, 2008)
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Have You Seen Puerto Vallarta's Green Flashes?

Perhaps you're among those fortunate enough to have witnessed a green flash at the instant the sun sets; however for most, they've only heard of the phenomenon. One such area for viewing the green ..
(March 01, 2008)
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What Makes Puerto Vallarta Quaint?

Quaint, as defined by Webster and others, means unusual or old fashioned in a pleasing way, with a charming old fashioned quality, or oddly picturesque. Some will say that Puerto Vallarta is a ..
(December 20, 2007)
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Retirement in Puerto Vallarta - Where Exactly is ..

Before deciding whether or not we want to retire to Margaritaville, we must ask, where in the world is Margaritaville? Where exactly was Jimmy Buffett when he got wasted away, searchin’ for his .
(August 23, 2007)
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Retirement in Puerto Vallarta - What Makes Banderas Bay So ..

Some say that Banderas Bay was formed from a volcano; that it is so deep that no instruments have ever been able to accurately detect its depth. Others claim it to be two miles deep. They are all ..
(August 23, 2007)
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Retirement in Puerto Vallarta - Want to Learn Something in ..

Now that you've finally retired and have some free time, perhaps you might be interested in learning some things that you previously never had time to learn. But first, you must decide where you want .
(August 20, 2007)
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Retirement in Puerto Vallarta--Interested in Deep Sea Fishing ..

Picture this; it’s a 75*F day in November, the sky is blue, and you’re with your best fishing buddy, 20 miles out in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, in the ..
(August 20, 2007)
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Retirement in Puerto Vallarta--Condominium or Villa?

Invariably, when North Americans visit Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, they have such a good time under absolutely ideal conditions, that they hate to leave. Upon returning home, many start planning their ..
(August 13, 2007)
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Retirement in Puerto Vallarta--Ready to Live in Luxury?

After a lifetime of hard work, isn’t it about time that you enjoy the fruit of your labor? By now, you should be ready to start living large, living like a king, living the life of Riley, or ..
(August 13, 2007)
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Retirement in Puerto Vallarta - Don't Like the Poverty in ..

Mexico! Just remembering your first trip across the border to Tijuana, Mexicali, Nogales, Juarez, Nuevo Laredo, Reynosa, Matamoros or any other border town probably conjures up thoughts of poverty. ..
(August 09, 2007)
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Retirement in Puerto Vallarta - How Do You Get to Paradise?

Paradise, as defined by some dictionaries and religions, is heaven or any environment that is ultimately pleasurable. We can’t help you get to heaven; however we can give you some good tips on ..
(August 09, 2007)
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Retirement in Puerto Vallarta - How Are Gringos Treated in ..

Not all tourists that visit Mexico are treated the same. As an example, those that come to traffic or use illegal drugs are treated rather harshly in Mexico, resulting in terrible vacations while ..
(August 09, 2007)
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Retirement in Puerto Vallarta - Stranded in the Third World?

When we made Puerto Vallarta, Mexico our permanent residence a decade ago, our friends back in the States frequently asked if we felt stranded in the Third World. The answer was no; perhaps the ..
(August 09, 2007)
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Retirement in Puerto Vallarta - Can't Afford to Live in Malibu?

Perhaps you can’t afford to live in Malibu, but if you can afford to drive a Malibu, read on; you are about to be introduced to a lifestyle in Paradise equal to or better than Malibu at a ..
(August 09, 2007)
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Retirement in Puerto Vallarta - Live in Mexico - Cheap, Huh?

Mexico on $5 a day? Sure, not a problem if you can survive on four cervezas during the day and sleep in a tent pitched somewhere in the woods during the night. Of course, if you live on the Mexican ..
(August 09, 2007)
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