The Salate Tree

Sayulita ~ January 16 – 19 Here is the Salate … or fig … tree around which Casa Salate was built. And here are some additional shots of the wonderful architectural details in and around the casita. This post should have a total of 8 photos.

Casita Salate

Sayulita ~ January 16 – 19 Our little casita here in Sayulita was, if possible, even more beautiful in real life than in the photos. Our bedroom in particular was gorgeous, with a big stained-glass window looking out onto the pool and landscaped garden. The casita is situated on the ground-floor of a large and…

Burton & Taylor Were Here

January 13 – 16 … Puerto Vallarta When Richard Burton was starring in “Night of the Iguana”, he bought Liz Taylor a house on Gringo Hill. Subsequently, he bought a second house on the other side of the road and built a bridge between them. According to legend, Liz exiled him to the house on…

Balconies Everywhere

January 13 – 16 … Puerto Vallarta For our first three nights in Puerto Vallarta, we stayed in a little hotel called “Garlands del Rio”. This was luxury, right in the heart of town. All of the staff, from the owner-manager on down, were delightful. The hotel is built round a courtyard. It has more…

Greetings from Mexico

January 13 – 17 … Puerto Vallarta and Sayulita Our flight to Puerto Vallarta landed on time on Wednesday and we were in our posh little hotel by mid-afternoon. This is just a first blog to record our arrival and to post a few photos. In fact, right now, we are waking up to our…