Hello from Puerto Vallarta

Welcome to our current PVMirror Blog published by Harvest Estudio.  Last Update: July 06, 2015. If you are interested in advertising with us in our Blog, please click here. If you want to read about Puerto Vallata Local News this Week  please visit our Printed Version City Paper Website.

Please remember that if you want to join in and share information, stories or photos of Costa Alegre, Puerto Vallarta, Banderas Bay and/or Riviera Nayarit, Mexico, please email them to: publisher@pvmirror.com Many thanks and God bless you.

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The PVMirror City Paper Weekly Edition: For Local News, please visit: http://www.pvmcitypaper.com/ our Weekly PVMirror City Paper Printed Version. Or if you prefer, please click here to visit This Week Edition. Welcome to Puerto Vallarta!

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harrietfair-homeHow Do You Pay a Fair Price? – I probably don’t need to tell you to do research and ask questions of your real estate agent before you make an offer. Try to get the following information: Research Recently Sold, Comparable Properties, Check Out Comparable Properties That Are Currently on the Market, Look at Comparables That Were on the Market Recently but Didn’t Sell. Read More by Harriet Murray

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Hello again!

Welcome to our current PVMirror Blog published by Harvest Estudio.  Last Update: June 23, 2015. If you are interested in advertising with us in our Blog, please click here. If you want to read about Puerto Vallata Local News this Week  please visit our Printed Version City Paper Website.

Please remember that if you want to join in and share information, stories or photos of Costa Alegre, Puerto Vallarta, Banderas Bay and/or Riviera Nayarit, Mexico, please email them to: publisher@pvmirror.com Many thanks and God bless you.

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The PVMirror City Paper Weekly Edition: For Local News, please visit: http://www.pvmcitypaper.com/ our Weekly PVMirror City Paper Printed Version. Or if you prefer, please click here to visit This Week Edition. Welcome to Puerto Vallarta!

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VIEWPOINT-02-HOMEPrivate Property – A country’s relationship to its land is shaped by its culture and it’s past.  Mexico’s view of land and ownership is distinct from its two neighbors in North America: Canada and the USA. In Mexico, there is a strong tradition of passing on the family property to heirs.  Property is not a commodity, it is a legacy. Read More by Harriet Murray

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Welcome 2015!…

Welcome to our current PVMirror Blog published by Harvest Estudio.  Please remember that our January Articles are indexed below. If you are interested in advertising with us in our Blog, please click here. If you want to read about Puerto Vallata Local News this Week  please visit our Printed Version City Paper Website.

Please remember that if you want to join in and share information, stories or photos of Costa Alegre, Puerto Vallarta, Banderas Bay and/or Riviera Nayarit, Mexico, please email them to: publisher@pvmirror.com Many thanks and God bless you.

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galleriadante-luisvalui-homeGalería Dante Presents Luis Valui – January 23rd. – Luis Castellanos Valui, born in Guadalajara in 1955, is a painter who infuses his Latin American roots with the traditions of tropical jazz and cafe culture. He studied for two years at the Fine Arts University in Guadalajara. At the age of 20 he moved to Mexico City where he studied at the “Esmeralda” school. Read More

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jaltemba-lodemarcosDiscover Lo de Marcos, Nayarit, Mexico – Lo de Marcos is a standout town among the villages in Bahía de Banderas (Bay of Banderas) and is known for its peaceful and relaxing nature. While many of the neighboring towns have evolved into hustle and bustle tourist destinations. Read More by Jaltemba Bay Life

jaltemba-sanblasNew Malecón in San Blas Announced – In a recent press release, the Director of the Maritime and Port Authority, Guillermo Ruiz de Teresa, announced plans for the construction of a boardwalk (malecón) in the Historic Port of San Blas, Riviera Nayarit, Mexico. Read More by Riviera Nayarit CVB

jaltemba-denguePreventing, Diagnosing and Treating Dengue Fever in Mexico – Since numerous cases of dengue were reported in and around the Jaltemba Bay area last season, we thought it was important to share this information in our newsletter and our blog for both locals and visitors to read. Read More by Jaltemba Bay Life

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* Exploring The South Column ©:
exploring-homeThere is a reason why birds go south in the winter – Depending on where you are, you may be feeling the chill of winter. It is a good time to pack the shorts and bikini and head south. Plan a vacation, or spend the season, and discover the beauty of Mexico. Puerto Vallarta is a great destination to get the chill off and little color back in your life, and they are getting ready for youRead More by John Van Dyke

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* Gardening in Paradise:
Roots-homeGout Plant – Just like some uninhibited, life-loving, young, co-ed collegians, this smallish, deciduous tropical shrub is an exuberant, year ‘round bloomer. Though in the Euphorbia family, it is like Patty and me otherwise in that this easy to get along with character loves all manner of tropical life! Perhaps, more importantly, those with a brown thumb can appreciate that it requires limited attention, virtually no water and actually expects to dry out between waterings! Read More by Tomy Clarkson

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The PVMirror City Paper Weekly Edition: For Local News, please visit: http://www.pvmcitypaper.com/ our Weekly PVMirror City Paper Printed Version. Or if you prefer, please click here to visit This Week Edition. Welcome to Puerto Vallarta!

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Viewpoint - Home What is Our Real Estate Market in The Bay of Banderas for 2015? – We have ended 2014 with expectations for a better New Year than in years past. We see increased interest in renting, buying and retiring in Mexico. Our current visibility to the world is more positive than not. With the peso at 15 compared to the US dollar, we see increased sales of exports and more tourism. The economy of Mexico is stronger than this current peso rate to the dollar really shows. Read More by Harriet Murray

Great News!… now you can list your property for sale on our Real Estate By-Onwer. Affordable and it runs until you sell. Contact us at: publisher@pvmirror.com

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October 2014… Welcome!

Welcome to our current PVMirror Blog published by Harvest Estudio.  Please remember that our October Articles are indexed below. If you are interested in advertising with us in our Blog, please click here. If you want to read about Puerto Vallata Local News this Week  please visit our Printed Version City Paper Website.

Please remember that if you want to join in and share information, stories or photos of Costa Alegre, Puerto Vallarta, Banderas Bay and/or Riviera Nayarit, Mexico, please email them to: publisher@pvmirror.com Many thanks and God bless you.

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 * Exploring The South Column ©:
exploring-homeThe New Face of Tourism – Mexicans are discovering their own Country and all that it has to offer. Any place you visit today you will see Mexican tourists, especially along the costal tourist destinations. A testament to the prosperity of the new and growing middle class in Mexico. The face of tourism is changing and no longer dominated by Americans. Read More by John Van Dyke

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The PVMirror City Paper Weekly Edition: 
For Local News, please visit: http://www.pvmcitypaper.com/ our Weekly PVMirror City Paper Printed Version. Or if you prefer, please click here to visit This Week Edition. Welcome to Puerto Vallarta!

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* Gardening in Paradise:
roots-homeCordyline – Some assert that these striking, vibrant plants are the “King of tropical foliage.” But, regardless whether this be an imperial or pauper plant, there is, definitely – in some botanical quarters – a difference of opinion regarding which family it belongs to. Beyond the above several family names, during my perusal of various tomes of botanical data in confirming information on this plant, I noted that it was also – confusingly – classified in the Lilaceae family by a few! Read More by Tomy Clarkrson

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Strategy and Supply in a Changing Market – This letter was sent to a seller who needed to evaluate the position of his property in the Vallarta market at this period in time. Read More by Harriet Murray

Great News!… now you can list your property for sale on our Real Estate By-Onwer. Affordable and it runs until you sell. Contact us at: publisher@pvmirror.com

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September 2014… Welcome

Welcome to our current PVMirror Blog published by Harvest Estudio.  Please remember that our September Articles are indexed below. If you are interested in advertising with us in our Blog, please click here. If you want to read about Puerto Vallata Local News this Week (Saturday 06 to Friday 13)  please visit our Printed Version City Paper Website.

Please remember that if you want to join in and share information, stories or photos of Costa Alegre, Puerto Vallarta, Banderas Bay and/or Riviera Nayarit, Mexico, please email them to: publisher@pvmirror.com Many thanks and God bless you.

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jaltembawild-homeWildlife Encounters in Jaltemba Bay – Check your shoes for scorpions… and while you’re at it, check your hat, too! Everyone tells you this, and most of us do it at least a couple of times before we become lazy, having not found or seen a scorpion, so we quit looking and stopped banging our footwear. Read More by Christina Stobbs
 

jaltembahorse-homeJ.E.E.P Stables and Hilltop Refugio are Being Transformed – Hi Jaltemba Equine Education Project (J.E.E.P.) friends. Many of you have been wondering about what has been happening at the Hilltop Refugio and asking what you can bring down for J.E.E.P. this season. We could use lead ropes, horse brushes and cinches (medium to large), as well as school supplies for the special needs children who come visit.  Read More by Jaltemba Bay

jaltembaroads-homeBack Roads of Nayarit: Hidden Beaches and Help for the Poor – The author and Vicky Flores, who is a nurse at a local hospital and also his partner in the small bed and breakfast, “Mi Casa es Su Casa,” and Jeep trips to the BACK ROADS OF NAYARIT, are going on another discovery trip. Today we found a true gem. Many years ago a Guadalajara family purchased a parcel of land that included a beach (and what a beach). At that time the family was not so small. Read More by Bob Howell

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 * Exploring The South Column ©:
exploring-homeGone fishing… I’ll be back in October. Going Fishing in Costa Alegre September is the month everyone seems to be gone fishing in Puerto Vallarta. Or that is what the sign says in the window or on the door. And, it is an excellent time for fishing, depending on your sport. Surf fishing is at its best along the coast of Jalisco. South of Vallarta around the Mayto area has seen world-class surf fishing with record catches the past few years. Read Moreby John Van Dyke

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The PVMirror City Paper Weekly Edition: 
306-COVERFor Local News, please visit: http://www.pvmcitypaper.com/ our Weekly PVMirror City Paper Printed Version. Or if you prefer, please click here to visit This Week (Saturday 06 to Friday 13) edition. Welcome to Puerto Vallarta!

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* Gardening in Paradise:
roots-homeCordyline – Some assert that these striking, vibrant plants are the “King of tropical foliage.” But, regardless whether this be an imperial or pauper plant, there is, definitely – in some botanical quarters – a difference of opinion regarding which family it belongs to. Beyond the above several family names, during my perusal of various tomes of botanical data in confirming information on this plant, I noted that it was also – confusingly – classified in the Lilaceae family by a few! Read More by Tomy Clarkrson

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* Viewpoint Column ©:
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Real Estate Health and Tax Reform – Since the final version of the tax reform was approved by the Mexican Senate on Oct 31, 2013, Mexico has been on a fast track. The Mexican GDP growth declined in 2013 to .7 percent. In a global economy, this is may be a glimpse of the world as will know it in the future. Mexico was impacted by slowdowns in construction materials and service industries, in large part due to stalled economy of the US. Read More by Harriet Murray

Great News!… now you can list your property for sale on our Real Estate By-Onwer. Affordable and it runs until you sell. Contact us at: publisher@pvmirror.com

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August 2014… Saturday 16 to Friday 22

Welcome to our current PVMirror Blog published by Harvest Estudio.  Please remember that our August Articles are indexed below. If you are interested in advertising with us in our Blog, please click here. If you want to read about Puerto Vallata Local News this Week (Saturday 16 to Friday 22)  please visit our Printed Version City Paper Website.

Please remember that if you want to join in and share information, stories or photos of Costa Alegre, Puerto Vallarta, Banderas Bay and/or Riviera Nayarit, Mexico, please email them to: publisher@pvmirror.com Many thanks and God bless you.

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jaltemba-roadBack Roads of Nayarit: Trip to Punta Raza – It’s another beautiful day in paradise. That being Rincón de Guayabitos, in the state of Nayarit, Mexico. My traveling companion Vicky, and I, have decided to check out an area that is not all that far from Guayabitos. Although I have been there numerous times, I have never made a thorough exploration. This is also a place is known by only a few gringos. Vicky thinks that this is unfair because it is near and very beautiful. Sooo… here it is. Read More by Bob Howell

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New Puerto Vallarta-Guadalajara Highway to be Completed in 2017 – The construction of the Jala-Bahía de Banderas Highway has advanced 33%, however, it will not be finished until 2017, informed the delegate of the Ministry of Communications and Transport (SCT) in Jalisco, Bernardo Gutiérrez Navarro. Read More by The Jaltemba Bay Team

jaltemba-maleconLa Peñita Malecón One Year Later – During the past year, the new malecón has become a popular gathering place and well-used destination for both locals and tourists alike. Many events have already taken place here – including art shows, the staging area for a women’s beach volleyball tournament, weight lifting contests, a biathlon and even kite flying demonstrations – and many more events are on the drawing board. Read More by David Thompson

jaltemba-impulsarteIMPULSARTE Program Continues to Help Local Students Thrive – IMPULSARTE “expandiendo mentes” (expanding minds) is a social program funded by teacher JAVIER CARRILLO in order to promote culture and the arts in public school children in vulnerable communities. It is certainly a very important tool that is paying-off highly not only to promote art and make beautiful works by students through their methods, but is also making gains in the values of the student, such as SELF-ESTEEM, INTEGRATION, PERCEBTIBILITY, VISUAL ACUITY, CONCENTRATION, MOTOR SKILLS DEVELOPMENT, ETC. Read More by Jaltemba Bay

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 * Exploring The South Column ©:

exploring-homeDiscover the Fishing Village of Tehuamixtle – Just two hours south of Puerto Vallarta by car is the sleepy little fishing village of Tehuamixtle. Tehua, as it is known by locals, sits in a little cove surrounded by cliffs. The waters of Tehua Bay are clear and calm, with a gentle sand beach that is perfect for swimming. Read More by John Van Dyke

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The PVMirror City Paper Weekly Edition: 
303-COVERFor Local News, please visit: http://www.pvmcitypaper.com/ our Weekly PVMirror City Paper Printed Version. Or if you prefer, please click here to visit This Week (Saturday 16 to Friday 22) edition. Welcome to Puerto Vallarta!

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* Gardening in Paradise:
Nature-HomeFlame Tree (Delonix regia) – This absolute stunner goes by some other names as well. In Spanish, it is sometimes called the Arbol de Fuego – Tree of Fire. And in Mexico, Costa Rica and parts of Central America it is often referred to as Malinche. This was the name of an Indian girl who was said to be so beautiful that she persuaded Hernan Cortez to spare her people from extermination by his conquistadors. Read More by Tomy Clarkrson

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* Viewpoint Column ©:
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Marketing of Real Estate – Prior to listing the property, the listing agent should evaluate the comparable sales pertinent to the real estate he/she is proposing to market. Important considerations to help find a buyer for the property include analysis of: actual sales prices, asking prices, condition of properties, the qualities of the neighborhood and the community where the real estate is located. Read More by Harriet Murray

Great News!… now you can list your property for sale on our Real Estate By-Onwer. Affordable and it runs until you sell. Contact us at: publisher@pvmirror.com

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August 2014… Welcome to Costa Alegre, Puerto Vallarta & Riviera Nayarit

Welcome to our current PVMirror Blog published by Harvest Estudio.  Please remember that our August Articles are indexed below. If you are interested in advertising with us in our Blog, please click here. If you want to read about Puerto Vallata Local News this Week (Saturday 02 to Friday 08)  please visit our Printed Version City Paper Website.

Please remember that if you want to join in and share information, stories or photos of Costa Alegre, Puerto Vallarta, Banderas Bay and/or Riviera Nayarit, Mexico, please email them to: publisher@pvmirror.com Many thanks and God bless you.

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jaltemba-roadBack Roads of Nayarit: Trip to Punta Raza – It’s another beautiful day in paradise. That being Rincón de Guayabitos, in the state of Nayarit, Mexico. My traveling companion Vicky, and I, have decided to check out an area that is not all that far from Guayabitos. Although I have been there numerous times, I have never made a thorough exploration. This is also a place is known by only a few gringos. Vicky thinks that this is unfair because it is near and very beautiful. Sooo… here it is. Read More by Bob Howell

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New Puerto Vallarta-Guadalajara Highway to be Completed in 2017 – The construction of the Jala-Bahía de Banderas Highway has advanced 33%, however, it will not be finished until 2017, informed the delegate of the Ministry of Communications and Transport (SCT) in Jalisco, Bernardo Gutiérrez Navarro. Read More by The Jaltemba Bay Team

jaltemba-maleconLa Peñita Malecón One Year Later – During the past year, the new malecón has become a popular gathering place and well-used destination for both locals and tourists alike. Many events have already taken place here – including art shows, the staging area for a women’s beach volleyball tournament, weight lifting contests, a biathlon and even kite flying demonstrations – and many more events are on the drawing board. Read More by David Thompson

jaltemba-impulsarteIMPULSARTE Program Continues to Help Local Students Thrive – IMPULSARTE “expandiendo mentes” (expanding minds) is a social program funded by teacher JAVIER CARRILLO in order to promote culture and the arts in public school children in vulnerable communities. It is certainly a very important tool that is paying-off highly not only to promote art and make beautiful works by students through their methods, but is also making gains in the values of the student, such as SELF-ESTEEM, INTEGRATION, PERCEBTIBILITY, VISUAL ACUITY, CONCENTRATION, MOTOR SKILLS DEVELOPMENT, ETC. Read More by Jaltemba Bay

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 * Exploring The South Column ©:

exploring-homeDiscover the Fishing Village of Tehuamixtle – Just two hours south of Puerto Vallarta by car is the sleepy little fishing village of Tehuamixtle. Tehua, as it is known by locals, sits in a little cove surrounded by cliffs. The waters of Tehua Bay are clear and calm, with a gentle sand beach that is perfect for swimming. Read More by John Van Dyke

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The PVMirror City Paper Weekly Edition: 
301-COVERFor Local News, please visit: http://www.pvmcitypaper.com/ our Weekly PVMirror City Paper Printed Version. Or if you prefer, please click here to visit This Week (Saturday 02 to Friday 08) edition. Welcome to Puerto Vallarta!

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* Gardening in Paradise:
Nature-HomeFlame Tree (Delonix regia) – This absolute stunner goes by some other names as well. In Spanish, it is sometimes called the Arbol de Fuego – Tree of Fire. And in Mexico, Costa Rica and parts of Central America it is often referred to as Malinche. This was the name of an Indian girl who was said to be so beautiful that she persuaded Hernan Cortez to spare her people from extermination by his conquistadors. Read More by Tomy Clarkrson

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* Viewpoint Column ©:
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Marketing of Real Estate – Prior to listing the property, the listing agent should evaluate the comparable sales pertinent to the real estate he/she is proposing to market. Important considerations to help find a buyer for the property include analysis of: actual sales prices, asking prices, condition of properties, the qualities of the neighborhood and the community where the real estate is located. Read More by Harriet Murray

Great News!… now you can list your property for sale on our Real Estate By-Onwer. Affordable and it runs until you sell. Contact us at: publisher@pvmirror.com

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