My Mexican “Pre-Travel-Blog”

So that is the plan for our first Mexican vacation, during next January and February. Why did I write this rather unusual “pre-travel-blog”? Several reasons … This blog of ours, as well as making our photos available to friends and relations, also acts as one of several ways that we can “look back” on our…

Bucerias

Bucerias is quite a bit larger than either San Pancho or Sayulita. It is also much closer to Puerto Vallarta airport. Hotels, condominiums and villas run from the airport all the way up the coastline, through Neuvo Vallarta to Bucerias and beyond. The beach itself  is more or less continuous for 20 kilometers. Because Bucerias…

Casa Tranquila

For our last few days in Mexico, we will be staying at Casa Tranquila in Bucerias, just 18 kilometers North of the airport. Casa Tranquila (like Roberto’s Bungalows) consists of several small apartments in an enclosed courtyard. All the apartments are pretty small. We have, I think, chosen the smallest, called “Suzie Wong” mainly because…

San Pancho

Roberto’s Bungalows are in the heart of a little beachfront village that is officially called San Francisco … But, for reasons that I have not yet discovered, everybody seems to prefer to call the place San Pancho … San Pancho is another nice-and-sleepy-looking beachfront village … There are casual restaurants right on the beach ……

Roberto’s Bungalows

In “English English” (and in India, where it comes from) the word “bungalow” means a small self-contained cottage, usually a single story. In Mexico, they use the word somewhat differently. Here is a photo of Roberto’s Bungalows. The building houses four apartments. The most unusual feature of these apartments is that the main “kitchen, living…