Hotel Portonovo Plaza
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... it was noon!
After easily spotting our shore’s excursion guide standing on the pier with a sign in his hand, Michel and I boarded an air-conditioned motor coach and sat in the front row! Yah!
Soon afterwards, we were well on our way to an area known as the Malecon!
... typ place were one shop led right into another. It was a mass of shops. Ann bought some toys for her class and a dress. Dave bought a hat. He had left his at home. We continued shopping, walking and sightseeing along the board walk. We stopped at an ice cream place and talked with the lady that worked there she was an American who had moved to Puerto Vallarta for the weather. That is understandable as it is beautiful but extremely hot. We got to the center of town; tired and hungry. ...
... and if you are prepared to pay them off, they are willing in most cases to talk. As we were told "Money Talks".
Our driver Andres told us a story about how he went to get his license renewed one day and he needed to do the eye exam. He was put in the room and the lights were turned off. The officer asked him to read the eye chart. Of course Andres in a black room couldn't see anything. So when he came in, he told Andres he failed his exam. He couldn't ...
... on the roof or the beach, or lounging in the pool on our POPS. Sorry, just ****in with ya.
About 5 mornings a week Ford and I venture down to the market to pick up fresh fruits, veges from the stands. This market supplies many of the restaurants and small stands around the city, and has always a fresh supply. The fish mongers bring thru tons of different varieties, we buy the shrimp, lobster, Red Snapper and this week Mahi Mahi.
Its all good
... and the whole building shakes and that sets off car alarms), and if all is well we shall stay here for 3 weeks.
We have not encountered English tourists since we left Tulum, 4 weeks ago. Here it is mainly Canadians, US and Mexican tourists. We have met a couple of English people working here, one of them runs “Harry's Bar”, the only English pub we have found so far. (Not that we are especially looking for them but we knew it had wifi)
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