Welcome to December… Nothing is better!. – Saturday 01 to Friday 07

Welcome to our present version of PVMirror published by Harvest Estudio.  Please remember that our December Articles are indexed below. Merry Christmas!. If you want to read about Puerto Vallata Local News this Week (Saturday 01 to Friday 07), please visit our City Paper Website.

= INSIDE OUR DECEMBER ONLINE VERSION=

***ART & CULTURE***

* The Painter Adventures Column:
painter_homeAbout an Old LoveAmong the visitors to my Estudio-Café, there was a couple of retired Americans. They sat near the water, overlooking the channel and ordered hamburgers. As many other older couples, they enjoyed each other while looking at the sailboats and the viewFrom my position by the easel, between each brushstroke, I enjoyed watching them. Read Article [New!]

***FROM THE NORTH***

Jaltemba BayMy Ever-Changing View of Jaltemba Bay: Part 1My husband and I bought our property up near El Tonino specifically for the View. I capitalize the word “View” because to me it is a particular something that requires recognition, to be set aside from just any other view. I knew it was the property for us as soon as I stood amongst the guanabana fruit trees and stared out over the Pacific ocean. Read Article by Tosia Archer

From The NorthPet Travel UpdateLast week, I flew from the US to Puerto Vallarta with my pups for the first time since the new regulations were implemented. Anyone traveling with pets is now required to stop at the SAGARPA/SENASICA Office at your port of entry (the office in PV is located before the baggage claim area). Read Article by Allyson William

Jaltemba BayWhale Watching Season Start December 3rdRiviera Nayarit attracts hundreds of Humpback Whales along the entire coast of Mexico’s Pacific Treasure every year, including Jaltemba Bay. The annual whale migration from the cold waters of Alaska brings them as far down as the coasts of Riviera Nayarit. Read Article

Jaltemba BayPreparation Begins for the Malecón in La PeñitaThe prep work for the new Malécon in La Peñita started this morning, namely tearing up the streets to reconstruct the sewer and water lines. Here are a few photos taken earlier today. Read Article by David Thompson [New!]

tamara_homeTropical Pleasures Coconut and PineapplesHave you noticed San Pancho’s colorful new fruit stands? Located on the highway just north of the entrance to town, San Pancho now has it’s very own collection of authentic Mexican fruit stands: cold coconuts, dangling pineapples and oh yes, lots and lots of sweet treats! Read Article by Tamara Jacobi. [New!]

***FROM THE SOUTH***

* Exploring The South Column:
tuito_homeDiscover El Tuito, a special twon just a short drive south of Puerto VallartaI am always surprised by how many people in Puerto Vallarta do not know about El Tuito. I also, always enjoy seeing the reaction of first timers to Tuito. This is real Mexico. A charming town with a lot of history – going back over two hundred years. El Tuito is the municipality for Cabo Corrientes, and administrative offices are located here. Read Article [New!]

***LOCAL NEWS***

* The PVMirror City Paper Weekly Edition:
215-citypaperFor 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 01 to Friday 07) edition . Welcome to Puerto Vallarta! [New!]

* Expats in Vallarta Column
Expats in VallartaThe Village of MismaloyaMismaloya was made famous in 1964 when the movie “Night of the Iguana was filed here.Some of the ruins of the movie set still remain west of the beach here. Later the “Predator” was filmed at a jungle location which is now “El Eden”.It fronts on the Mismaloya river. Read Article


***MEXICO MIRROR***

Immigration LawNew Mexican Immigration Law comes into effect in NovemberThe Regulations for the 2011 Mexican Immigration law were published this morning and after reading through them and taking some notes, I wanted to publish a basic summary of the points that I thought were pretty important for the expat community here in Mexico. Read Post by Solomon Freimuth


***NATURE***

* Birds of Puerto Vallarta Column:
birds_homeGreat Kiskadee (Pitangus Sulphuratus)This noisy and conspicuous bird represents one my earliest impressions from Vallarta. I got woken up by its persistent loud call on my very first morning in this city.  I still see it every day in the morning on the same tree in front of our balcony and I have come to miss its wake-up call whenever I am out of town. Read Article [New!]

* Gardening in Paradise Column:
gardening_homePoinsettia or Noche Buena: A Real Mexican NativeCan’t you just feel it, see it, and hear it? It is in the air, a little feeling of Navidad. A string of lights here, a decoration there, and holiday music in the background. We have had enough unpleasantness. It’s been a long hot summer; enough already, let’s move on. It is like the song from Auntie Mame, “We need a little Christmas, NOW.” Read Article [New!]

* Natural Encounter Column:
whales_homeThe Song of The Whales!Every winter, humpback whales offer us unforgettable experiences. But outside of those little moments when we observe a sea of dark secrets surrounding them, while they spend their lives underwater, humans try to understand. One of the most enigmatic secrets is in their songs, which intrigue us even today. Read Article [New!]

* Fishing Report Column:
fishing_homeMarlin, Dorado Sailfish, Yellowfin Tuna and New Whales!December is like a magic month for us here in Puerto Vallarta. With some of the heaviest tourism Puerto Vallarta will see for the entire year of 2012 and with the holidays coming on soon it will party time in PV once again. Read Report [New!]

***REAL ESTATE***

* Viewpoint Column:
harriet_homeAnti-Laundering Banking Laws Change How Mexico Handles Real Estate TransactionsRecently Lic. Fernando Castro from the office of Notary 5, met with the Bay of Banderas Ampi chapters to update their members on recent bank anti-laundering laws. According to Lic. Fernando, the Mexican government is taking a pro-active role in gathering information by requiring the co-operation from real estate agents and notaries to identify sources of money which their clients use to purchase Mexican real estate. Read Article [New!]


***EXPERIENCE PUERTO VALLARTA LODGING***

Casa Porto Fino
Porto FinoPrivate dwelling features every comfort imaginable; space, style, central air-conditioning and first class amenities. Private pool & jaccuzi, wide duel level terraces with ocean views, spacious bathrooms with walk-in closets, satellite tvs w/ DVD player w/ipod & usb jack, and a trained staff to take care of all your requests and needs. Located a 3 minute walk to the best golf course in Puerto Vallarta, Marina Golf Course and Club. Please click here ti visit Casa Porto Fino Website

Hotel Rosita
Hotel RositaMore than a hotel, an historic place that enriches the tradition of Puerto Vallarta. Ideal to stay if you want to have the most exciting and fascinating of the town available to a pleasant walk. Located in the heart of Puerto Vallarta, this hacienda-style hotel is an icon that embraces its guests and visitors with warm and cheerful attention. Please click here to visit Hotel Rosita Website

Suites Marbella
Suites MarbellaVery conveniently located in the hotel zone of Puerto Vallarta, Suites Marbella is the ideal place to relax on a journey of pleasure and fun. With all the services and amenities of a hotel, Suites Marbella offers for your stay a comfortable and spacious fully equipped condominiums. Please click here to visit the Suites Marbella Website ……………………………………………………………………………

* Photo of the Week (Saturday 01 to Friday 07)

Harvest Estudio: After sunset in Puerto Vallarta. Archive Harvest Estudio

Harvest Estudio: After sunset in Puerto Vallarta. Archive Harvest Estudio

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