Last two days of Month…. March Saturday 30 to April Friday 05

Welcome to our current Online Version of PVMirror published by Harvest Estudio.  Please remember that our March Articles are indexed below. If you are interested in advertise with us in our Online Version, please click here. If you want to read about Puerto Vallata Local News this Week (Saturday 30 to April Friday 05)  please visit our Printed Version City Paper Website.


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* The Painter Adventures Column ©:

painter_homeTours to SpaceDeparting every night at about 23:00 hours, these tours do not require much technology. Although I do have a few telecommunication gadgets, such as a satellite radio connection, plus hardware at my fingertips to tune in more than 100 stations, with a micro control to optimize reception, even from faraway AM stations, strictly speaking none of this is absolutely necessary. Read more

* The PVMirror Art Gallery Guide ©:

arte_homeWaterside Art Shows at Estudio-Café in Nuevo VallartaEvery Saturday morning  from November to May, along the malecón infront of the Estudio-café in Nuevo Vallarta, local artists exhibit paintings and sculptures. You can have a splendid breakfast or lunch while you enjoy the view of  boats sailing by and then stroll the waterside show. Read News


esqueleto_homeSo What’s With The Skeletons?We hear this question all the time. In the rest of North America, bones conjure up fear, are used to scare children, and no good christian-minded soul wants to be reminded of death. Then, here they come to Mexico and find skeleton figures in all the art and artesania shops. Read more by Tom Swanson & Marianne Menditto

colibri_homeSaltillo Tile Floors, Care and FeedingHaving spent nearly half my life building in the Sonoran and Mojave deserts, one true love is Saltillo tile floors. Walk into a home, bar or restaurant with a good, rich Saltillo floor and the temperature seems to drop 10 degrees. Read more by Tom Swanson

vallarta_homeWhy you need to visit Puerto Vallarta this year!When someone mentions the name Puerto Vallarta, most people automatically think of beautiful beaches, azure seas and blue skies. That is certainly not far from the truth. Read more by Dave Stephenson

* Living Design Column:

patti_homeLate Snowstorm and the Context of DesignSo it becomes very apparent – design is contextual.  Whether with architectural style and the context in which it occurs, or geographical context against which it is presented, I always stress thatAnd it is no more apparent than when traveling between different temperature zones. Read more by Patti Says [New!]


experience_homeAn Unexpected Adventure –  While staying in our hotel in Guayabitos, we were lucky to get to know one of the staff members. Juan was a likeable and helpful Mexican that had lived in California for several years. He said he liked to practice his English and we enjoyed learning more about this area and his life. Read more by Brian Betts

mexico_homeMexico will be a World Tourist Power: Enrique Peña NietoDuring the presentation of the National Tourism Policy, President Enrique Peña Nieto said that the actions of the Federal Government regarding tourism will focus on creating a safe environment for travelers in the country. Read more

tamari_homeHealthy ChangeMy mother often reminds me that, “the only permanent thing in life is change”. Though it’s not always what I want to hear, I know she’s right!  Life is a roller-coaster of challenge, opportunity, learning and adaptation. Unfortunately, many people struggle with the idea of change, afraid of leaving their comfort zone.  Read more by Tamara Jacobi


jaltembalegend_homeLos Ayala Legends and Folklore –  The following legends and folklore of Los Ayala were translated from the book “Playa Los Ayala: Memorias de mi Pueblo” written by J. Jesús Carranza Diaz. This little gem of a book is filled with history and charming stories about Los Ayala. Read more by Christina Stobbs

jaltembatosia_homeTosia’s View: Day Trip Adventure to Playa NaranjoOne of the local beaches we love spending time on is Playa Naranjo, located about 6 kilometers northwards, as the crow flies, up the coast from La Peñita. Read more by Tosia Archer

jaltemba_home1Exploring On Our OwnWhat do you do when it’s cloudy in paradise? You go for a hike in the back country where you have never been before. Four amigos headed up the back roads behind La Peñita looking for the road to La Rosa. Read more by Jaltemba Bay Life


* Exploring The South Column ©:

exploring_homeThe adventurous and savvy are rediscovering MexicoThings are happening in Mexico. In many ways Mexico may be experiencing a very quiet and sustained revolution of sorts. It is no secret that the Mexican economy is rapidly growing and a new younger group of world-class professionals, entrepreneurs and travelers are emerging on the scene – many from Mexico. Read more


* The PVMirror City Paper Weekly Edition:
232-citypaperFor Local News, please visit: our Weekly PVMirror City Paper Printed Version. Or if you prefer, please click here to visit This Week (Saturday 30 to April Friday 05) edition . Welcome to Puerto Vallarta! [New!]

* Vallarta Financial Mirror Column ©:

immigration_homeImmigration Q & A –  Once we’ve gotten the permanent residency card we will no longer have to renew every year correct?, How do Americans or Canadians start the FM process, can they start at a Mexican Consulate?, Can I apply for my permanent residency visa even though my current FM-3 doesn’t show a 4 on it? I was late renewing the FM-3 last year so my current card doesn’t show that I’ve had an FM-3 for 4 years. Answers to these and more questions in this article. Read more by Intercam

mexicoplan_homeA Plan to Move Mexico –  At the start of my administration, I pledged to respect each and every one of the voices of society. I presented the Consultation Process for the National Development Plan 2013-2018 at the National Palace today so that Mexicans’ good proposals will be able to guide the government. Read more

* Mexico Financial Mirror Column

foreing_homeForeign Citizen Applications before Mexican Customs Who can apply for a temporary importation permit?. Who can drive a temporarily imported vehicle?. Where to apply for a Temporary Vessel Importation Permit?. How to import a vehicle permanently?. Here you will find the answers to these questions and more. Read Article by Intercam.


* Birds of Puerto Vallarta Column ©:

birds_homeRusset-Crowned Motmot (Momotus Mexicanus)Motmots are colorful, long- tailed inhabitants of forested areas with most species concentrated in Middle American countries. Six species can be found in Mexico of which one is endemic to the Pacific Slope. Motmots are generally easy to tell apart from other species and Russet-Crowned Motmot is no exception. Read more

* Gardening in Paradise Column ©:

gardening_homeGardening in Paradise (Puerto Vallarta)Just because a plant grows well in San Francisco or Montreal does not mean it is going to thrive in the tropical conditions we have here. They are just like us people, some do well in hot humid weather and some just can’t stand it. Lilacs, peonies and russet potatoes love it when they are in a colder climate. Read more
* Fishing Report ©:

fishing_homeMarch Explodes with Summer Species Fishing!As we enter March, the peak of winter season tourism here in Puerto Vallarta we find the water temperatures remain high. As a result Yellowfin Tuna, Dorado, even Striped Marlin are available at the deep water locations. Read Report


* Viewpoint Column ©:

viewpoint_homeMexico’s economy in 2012 – Real Estate activity for the beginning of 2013According to the Associated Press, The Mexican economy grew 3.9 percent last year, exceeding government forecasts for Latin America’s second biggest economy. The country had posted similar growth in 2011, and the government had forecast a rise of 3.5 percent for 2012. Read more

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* Photo of the Week (Saturday 29 to April Friday 05)


Ave del Paraiso (Bird of Paradise Flower. Photo by Harvest Estudio

Ave del Paraíso (Bird of Paradise Flower. Photo by Harvest Estudio


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