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... the coastal mountains that separate Guadalajara from the coast. There is construction with one way traffic that delays us for a good hour. Add in a couple of rest stops and we arrive in Puerto Vallarta a bit after 4pm. Check in at Los Arcos Hotel is hectic since 45 people show up on a bus at one time. I'm assigned my room. We first go to Martin & Cindy's room and it ok. Small but good located inside the courtyard. Now we all head to mine. It's on the outside of the building, ...
... and popular Malecon – the Boardwalk along the Pacific Ocean!
Various sculptures of many sizes and heights were seen along the way as well as a row of Roman columns which added glamor to the ocean right behind!
We were in the old section of Puerto Vallarta and saw the Cathedral of our Lady of Guadalupe and the old City Hall. The ...
... directly behind the driver, so we know!
Just to note, we did go to Walmart, just like all the crew from the ship. Did I mention that. Our suitcase was broken beyond all repair between when we dropped it off in port Lauderdale, and when we received it on the ship? Well, Holland America said they would cover the cost of a replacement, and they did.
We were sad to leave, but All Aboard was 4:30, and we left early, headed for Cabo San ...
... dichotomy of the economy. Extremely poor with beyond FANCY hotels and condos all mixed up and tangled up. Andres as asked us "who do you think is happiest? the people who live in those shacks? or the people who live in those fancy places?" The answer was easy. No question the "poor" folks here are happiest. They have their values and morals intact. They believe in their families, their religion and they live a basic simple life. They need very little. They ...
... we returned to the Sea of Cortez for more exploration and another summer. We went back to Southern California for a brief time, leaving the boat in San Felipe while we saw
family and some friends, took care of business, dealt with a health scare which turned out to be nothing, then returned to the boat and began to work our way south again. While we were at home, we began to notice that our furry four ...