Category Archives: Family

The Outdoor Adventure

I’ve been meaning to get this last post up on our family trip to Neuvo Vallarta, Mexico, it just seems that life keeps getting in the way. Jill saw the brochure on the outdoor adventure and really wanted to go.  … Continue reading

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Rhythms of the Night

Wednesday night we went to “Rhythms of the Night” dance performance. It was a very colorful, theatrical show reflecting the rich Mexican culture and folklore. Originally all four of us were going to go.  However Cathy fell ill and couldn’t … Continue reading

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Scuba Diving in Nuevo Vallarta

On Wednesday MJ and I went on a 2-tank dive trip.  We dove with Scuba Steve out of Nuevo Vallarta.  Scuba Steve is a PADI certified shop running out of the Paradise Villa Hotel.  We went out to the Los … Continue reading

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Fearless

On this trip I am realizing my daughter is really fearless when it comes to activities.  Instead of waiting for the guy to approach us with the Iguana, she approached him  to hold it.  I blinked my eyes and she … Continue reading

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Cruise to Yelapa

On Tuesday we took a power catamaran to Yelapa. Yelapa is a small village that can be accessed only by boat.  The two main jobs that support the village is the daytime tourism and fishing. Along the way to Yelapa … Continue reading

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Mojitos!!

Mucho Mojitos Bad! Enough said.

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Surfing

Last year Jill really wanted to learn to surf however she got sun poisoning and could not be out in the sun the last few days of vacation. On Monday she finally got her chance to learn to surf. The … Continue reading

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Para-Sailing

On Sunday, literally 30 feet from our beach chairs there was para-sailing. We watched a few people take off and land.  I had the thought of having Jill and MJ go para-sailing.  Before I could say anything Cathy turned to … Continue reading

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Crowded Beaches

The beaches at Nuevo Vallarta are unbelievably crowded. NOT!. I took these pictures on Sunday, when according to the staff was expected to be the most crowded for the week.  Monday the schools in Mexico began for the year.  This … Continue reading

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King of Siam

So it took MJ all of one day to relax into vacation mode. “I’m heading down to the pool” is what he said as he walked out the door.  Cathy and I found him in his own private cabana by … Continue reading

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