Posts Tagged "Mexico"

Puerto Vallarta

After leaving Guatemala, we traveled up the Mexico coastline until we reached Puerto Vallarta, Mexico where we docked on January 16, 2017. The ships dock about 2 miles away from the old town, so we took a taxi there to the main square where Los Arcos, and the Church of our Lady of Guadalupe are located. Along the shore is the Malecon, Puerto Vallarta’s famous boardwalk, which is lined with may sculptures including the iconic Caballo del Mar. We saw live performances from the Rock Sculpture Artist  and the Flying Indians. There are also handicraft shops featuring paper mache statues and...

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Traveling down the coast from Los Angeles, we stopped in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico on March 15, 2013. Today we toured the Old Town of the city. We started by walking on the Malecon (Seafront Promenade) past a Rock Sculpture Artist to the iconic Seahorse Sculpture and then on to the Main Square. From there we went into the Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe. After leaving the church we went back out to the Malecon to another icon, The Arches, where there was a Folk Festival going on. We left the city and traveled south along the coast to Mismaloya, the bayside village made famous by the film...

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Manzanillo, Mexico

The small fishing village of Manzanillo, Mexico was our port of call on February 1, 2013.  Here there is another long pier to travel to get to the center of town. The walk is about 10 minutes. The main feature of the town is a large sailfish sculpture that is in the main square along the Malecon (seaside walkway). Our ship was greeted by some local folkloric dancers that performed on the pier for most of the morning. Besides being a fishing village, Manzanillo also has a large container port and a base for the Mexican Navy. The thumbnail pictures below represent this stop on our trip. Click...

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