Surf crashing hard and a tricky undertow, floating and ducking. Salt in my eyes and sand in my hair and laughing through it anyway. Skewers of grilled shrimp and fish, fresh slices of jicama cucumber and melon with salt and chile. Crowds of vendors. Too many to mention. Except the pastry man- strawberry filled with […]Read more "The Beach"
Charm and bustle and a hazy hot morning.Read more "Old Town"
Although the original la catrina image ‘symbolized the inner-emptiness of the upper class (fancy dead women in ball gowns)’ and ‘created to show the reason why a revolution was needed to equalize Mexican society’ I am drawn to the revolutionary catrinas, brandishing rifles and criss-crossed ammunition belts, with little baby skeletons slung on their backs. […]Read more "La Catrinas Figures"
Camarones fajitas, stiff margaritas in cheery glasses, a crooning harp player, incredible candlelit ambiance and a fat cigar- dinner at Si Señor! This beautiful little shrine was well loved. Open air, stone and color. Really bending the strings, he made the music echo and my heart ache.Read more "Si Señor"
Took a short and lively bus ride to downtown Puerto Vallarta for our first gaze on the beach, and a stroll on the Malecon- an oceanside boardwalk. http://www.banderasnews.com/vallarta-maps/central-vallarta.htm Loved these bronze pieces, especially the chairs! http://www.pvpulse.com/en/art/puerto-vallarta-culture-malecon-sculpturesRead more "The Malecon"