Mayan Palace Nuevo Vallarta
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... more comfortable than the ones in the previous bus, and in the back there were two spacious restrooms, one for guys and one for girls. And there was WiFi, it worked at least for the first few hours. I welcomed all of these amenities, as the bus was stuck in traffic and five hours quickly turned into almost seven. At the terminal Liz picked me up, and after picking up a few more of her friends we went off to Tapalpa, a town in the mountains about two hours ...
... Cruz and dropped the anchor in about 25 feet of water. We rigged up the dinghy and headed for shore. The Sunday market, as always, had an amazing assortment of trinkets to look at and/or buy as well as excellent food and live music.
The kids desire was to see as much of the bay as is possible in one week. With that as our general plan, Monday morning we got up with the goal of ending up in Punta de Mita for the night. It was ...
... thirteen passengers. How it works is the driver picks you up and then heads down the road honking at every person that is on the curb. The honk is the signal asking if you want to be picked up. If you want a ride you wave. If you ignore him he just keeps on driving and honking. It can be a slow way to get anywhere but it’s very entertaining and very inexpensive.
As mentioned previously we needed to get some money. The recommendation ...
... Xcaret in the main hotel. Not only did the Markie clan arrive in huge numbers, but Gina's mother also came from the Philippines for the special event. Among the several guests were Rak and Loa, artists from Mazatlan, and their family. Their youngest daughter was the flower girl at the Markie wedding...she is now married with a young daughter!
The month ended on a sailing ...
... and sugar skulls.
Initially we felt like intruders. We hesitated to turn people's sadness into photo opportunities so we just observed. That is, until our restaurant owner buddy, Josue, explained: "That's what it's there for! Besides, people aren't sad. Their loved ones are in a better place. They're celebrating. And... they're all hoping to win first prize".
Not sure who won in the end but the Smoking Granny gets my vote!