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Oct 20th, 2017, 08:55 AM
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Suze, the missing post about Zumba/Cabron may be on the "1 month in PV" thread?
Hope the rest of your trip goes fabulously!
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Oct 20th, 2017, 12:07 PM
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si correcto! right you are, thank you so much for mentioning that, nyse.


OMG it is HOT... but wonderful. dang i love this place.


i'm moving house tomorrow. my two weeks on the top of the hill are complete & changing buildings for a different 2 bedroom place down near the plaza for when my sister arrives to join me next week.

time to go pick up my laundry from Elsa's ;-)
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Oct 20th, 2017, 01:39 PM
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dangitall, which i forgot to do (get my laundry that is)

funny i didn't forget the bottle of wine from La Playa liquor store or the two scoops of sorbet (passion fruit & strawberry) from LIX!
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Oct 22nd, 2017, 09:32 AM
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I'm now at Vista del Sol on the 9th floor. WOW what a view!

Unit is on the north facing side of the building so the new(ish) Molino de Aqua monstrosity kills a lot of the vista, but still quite expansive of sky, ocean, sand and definitely sounds of the waves. Nice!!

Dinner at Daiquiri Dicks was lovely last night. Breakfast at Fredy's Tucan this morning. Lunch from Mikey's at Los Mercados picked up yesterday, a green/caesar salad with tuna salad on the side.

Life is good in PV.
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Oct 22nd, 2017, 09:48 AM
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Sure could use a sip of Modela , I'm thirsty !!!
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Oct 22nd, 2017, 01:20 PM
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see Percy, once again you are out of luck, this afternoon I am having a nice cold Sav Blanc from Chile over hielo un vaso de plastico on the balcony ;-)
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Oct 22nd, 2017, 01:22 PM
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thanks for keeping me company though!!!

believe it or not, i actually had to do a little housecleaning today (Sunday) since the apartment move in.

Also had a bit of time at the lovely rooftop pool. nice and breezy today, which is a relief (it's been in the low 90's for days).
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Oct 22nd, 2017, 06:03 PM
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see Percy, once again you are out of luck,>>
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Glad you are having a great time.
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Oct 25th, 2017, 06:42 AM
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Aren't you supposed to be figuring out what it's like to live like an ex-pat? Sounds like a heavenly vacation to me!!
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Nov 4th, 2017, 06:43 AM
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Suze, hope you have a lovely time. In 1999 we really enjoyed staying out at Mismaloya Bay. Had breakfast one morning at the old movie set. I would appreciate any info you can soak up on the rumors about southern Mexico resorts being unsafe--gunfire, poisonous alcohol, bad 7-up, mysterious black-outs etc.

We are booked for La Casa Que Canta in February in Zihuantenejo. DH wants me to cancel.
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Nov 5th, 2017, 09:39 AM
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Home in Seattle again after my glorious one month in PV.

hopingtotravel~ There is nothing like that going on in Puerto Vallarta resorts. Not even in "rumors". There's thankfully nothing to "soak up" for you other than to say none of those alleged incidents you listed were from PV anyway.

sf7307~ that IS the ex-pat life style for many people in Vallarta -ha! Maybe not eating out every single day, but the buildings I stay in, the gym I go to, my morning Zumba classes in the plaza, all have many long stay NOTB residents who choose to fly south for part or all of the year.
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Nov 5th, 2017, 11:59 AM
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After your month stay do you think you would like to retire there?
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Nov 5th, 2017, 11:14 PM
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Well sure, but i knew that already!

The month was fun but honestly did not feel that different from 1, 2, or 3 week past trips. And I could have easily stayed even longer as far as still enjoying being in Mexico.

Even though I'm very comfortable in Puerto Vallarta, doubt I'd ever move bag and baggage permanently because of life logistics (finances, property, taxes, medical, blah blah). I am pretty sure I'd have no problem doing the 6 month / 6 month (or 3/3/3/3) between PV and Seattle. w/ maybe some Hawaii in the mix.
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Nov 14th, 2017, 03:47 PM
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Here's our restaurant list from the trip:

Breakfasts:
The River Cafe
Langistino's
Salud
Fredy's Tucan
La Hacienda de Carlota
Paris Cafe Bakery

Lunch:
La Cerveceria Union
Derby City
Mikey's Deli at Los Mercados

Dinner:
Joe Jack's
La Piazzetta
Daiquiri Dick's
Archie's Wok
Cafe de Olla
CyC
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Nov 15th, 2017, 09:52 AM
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Dessert:
Lix - ice cream or frozen chocolate dipped banana
Choco Museo - chocolate covered dried fruits
Xocodiva - chocolates
Paris Cafe - pastries
K'rico at Los Mercados - pastries, cake, ice coffee
Big Kahuna - carrot cake, apple pie
Pie in the Sky - everything!
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Nov 15th, 2017, 11:20 AM
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dang i knew i'd forget some!

Also for breakfasts:
Memo's Casa de Hotcakes
Coco's Kitchen

Bakeries:
Colin's
Yarita

Bar:
Pour Favor
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Nov 15th, 2017, 06:06 PM
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Yikes. How much Zumba do you have to do to take off all those extra lb's?
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Nov 15th, 2017, 08:22 PM
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Thank you very much for sharing your trip with us.
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Nov 16th, 2017, 08:19 AM
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Zumba twice a day, where & whenever available, and walk about 3 miles.
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Nov 23rd, 2017, 11:52 AM
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Suze... I'm a little north of pv - sorry I missed you...checking in to look for a place for dinner in pv tonight....
We loved our stay in a little town about an hour north of here... San Francisco .. it was a lovely little town ...
Happy thanksgiving!!
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