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by chi-mike
Mon Feb 21, 2011 11:58 pm
Forum: Puerto Vallarta Transportation
Topic: Airport taxis vs over the bridge
Replies: 7
Views: 12045

it's been my practice to cross the bridge and eat at tacon de marlins after clearing customs. I usually arrive mid afternoon and if I wait til I'm checked in it's too late for lunch.the money I save on cab fare pays for my lunch.I get the taco mixta.(a little bit of everything) and my wife gets the ...
by chi-mike
Fri Feb 18, 2011 5:15 pm
Forum: Puerto Vallarta Transportation
Topic: bus routes
Replies: 5
Views: 4815

I took a taxi to cuetos on brasillia from the southside last year. I knew the way but the driver went the wrong way and before I knew it we were both lost.he eventually found it and only charged me 40 pesos. I give him a little extra for the tour.
by chi-mike
Thu Feb 17, 2011 11:46 pm
Forum: Puerto Vallarta Transportation
Topic: bus routes
Replies: 5
Views: 4815

thanks for your response. it's too late this year but i'll keep your directions and try next year.I could take a cab,but there's no fun in that.last year I tried to take a bus to my favorite(but now closed) restaurant hacienda xochtil in col. agua azul. I was told to take the 04 bus to bugambilia. I...
by chi-mike
Wed Feb 16, 2011 12:50 am
Forum: Puerto Vallarta Transportation
Topic: bus routes
Replies: 5
Views: 4815

bus routes

after 15 yrs and countless rides on buses,I'm still confused on which bus routes go here and which bus route goes there.where the bus stop are for each routes etc. etc. I have read the different websites and saw the pictures and everything but I think if someone published a book explaining how each ...
by chi-mike
Thu Jan 20, 2011 12:10 am
Forum: General Ramblings
Topic: el tuito el coleguito info
Replies: 6
Views: 3869

el tuito el coleguito info

will be in puerto vallarta from jan 22nd til feb 1. is it possible to take a bus to el tuito? if so, where do you catch it, does it take you into town or let you off at the highway.any suggestions on where to have lunch and where to buy a bottle of raicilla? has anybody been to el coleguito restaura...
by chi-mike
Wed Feb 10, 2010 8:01 pm
Forum: Puerto Vallarta Reports & Reviews
Topic: restaurants and hotels
Replies: 2
Views: 6636

restaurants and hotels

arrived in pv on jan 23rd. 7 days at the villa del palmar and 4 days at casa dona susana. As has been our custom since the airlines stopped providing meals, we walk across the pedestrian bridge and have lunch at tacon de marlin.it's a nice way to start our vacation and the hundred or so pesos we sav...
by chi-mike
Fri Feb 05, 2010 12:44 am
Forum: Restaurants, Cafés & Food in General
Topic: Tequila 7 Leguas Anego
Replies: 23
Views: 13532

left pv yesterday and I saw 7 Leguas Tequila for sale at the duty free shop at the airport.don't remember if it was anejo.
by chi-mike
Fri Jan 15, 2010 4:29 pm
Forum: Restaurants, Cafés & Food in General
Topic: juanitos in ixtapa?
Replies: 9
Views: 6629

being the only gringo would not be a problem. I have been to mauricios on the same highway. could you tell me how gueros palancas compares. I am also considering el coleguitas on the same road. any coments would be appreciated.
by chi-mike
Wed Jan 13, 2010 8:45 pm
Forum: Restaurants, Cafés & Food in General
Topic: juanitos in ixtapa?
Replies: 9
Views: 6629

juanitos in ixtapa?

I will have a car for 3 days during my next visit to puerto vallarta. if you've read my past posts you know I like to visit out of the way restaurants. juanitos is a breakfast only restaurant in ixtapa, but I can't find any info on it. location,reviews etc. I also plan to check out gueros palancas i...
by chi-mike
Fri Dec 25, 2009 4:52 pm
Forum: General Ramblings
Topic: Sad news in our house
Replies: 27
Views: 12987

So very sorry, our thoughts and prayers are with you.
by chi-mike
Fri Jan 30, 2009 11:59 pm
Forum: Hotels, Resorts and other lodging tips
Topic: Hotel Emperador
Replies: 1
Views: 2051

the hotel has two bldgs. we book a junior suite for two people. this ensures us an oceanview room with a balcony,stove and refriderator,plates,silverware,pots,pans etc. no coffemaker.(i heat up some water and drink instant coffee)there is a dipping pool on the roof of one bldg. and a jacuzzi on the ...
by chi-mike
Thu Dec 18, 2008 11:34 pm
Forum: Restaurants, Cafés & Food in General
Topic: off the beaten path
Replies: 3
Views: 3825

off the beaten path

just returned from 8 days in puerto vallarta. 3 days at the buenaventura and 5 days at the suites emperador.one of the joys of coming to pv is trying new restaurants.a few worth mentioning are el colera and hacienda xochitl. el colera is on lazaro cardenas about a half block before the market.I had ...
by chi-mike
Tue Dec 16, 2008 12:43 am
Forum: General Ramblings
Topic: illinois gov.
Replies: 2
Views: 1926

they would not put a democrat and a republican together in the same cell.
by chi-mike
Wed Nov 19, 2008 8:07 pm
Forum: Restaurants, Cafés & Food in General
Topic: Staying at Villa Premiere, restaraunt recommendations?
Replies: 4
Views: 3231

cuetos is a family operated neighborhood seafood restaurant within walking distance of villa premire. excellent service,reasonably priced.
brasilia 475. corner brasilia and costa rica. 2 blks north,5 blks east.
by chi-mike
Sat Nov 08, 2008 5:52 pm
Forum: General Ramblings
Topic: Global Crisis and Puerto Vallarta
Replies: 17
Views: 4520

hi ellen, things aren't quite as bad as I made them sound.I will probably come to pv in february or possibly in april for the fireworks demo. waiting to get more info on that. i see from your itinerary you will be in pv in feb. maybe we'll see you then.
by chi-mike
Fri Nov 07, 2008 11:51 pm
Forum: General Ramblings
Topic: Global Crisis and Puerto Vallarta
Replies: 17
Views: 4520

I'm retired and living off my 401k and pension. it's been a bad year personally and for the chicago area. I see boarded up houses on almost every block, two neighborhood car dealers closed and many new condos that have been unsold and empty for two years in some cases. I've got a trip planned for de...
by chi-mike
Wed Nov 05, 2008 12:11 am
Forum: General Ramblings
Topic: Acapulco?
Replies: 3
Views: 1957

my wife and I went to acapulco two years ago.we enjoyed our visit. found some good restaurants, saw the high divers and spent some time on the beach. that being said, we much prefer puerto vallarta. acapulco is bigger,busier,more congested and feels like a big city. in puerto vallarta,especially the...
by chi-mike
Fri Oct 24, 2008 8:58 pm
Forum: General Ramblings
Topic: How many have Puerto Vallarta Vacation plans for 2008..2009
Replies: 206
Views: 78359

we will be in p.v from december 6th to the 14th. 3 days at the buenaventura (1st time) and 5 days at the suites emperador ( 4th time) we like this time of the year because of the festival of the virgin of guadalupe.I'm planning on renting a car for the first 3 days and doing some exploring of the ar...
by chi-mike
Wed Jul 09, 2008 6:07 pm
Forum: General Ramblings
Topic: Word Association Game
Replies: 5519
Views: 1276567

flu
by chi-mike
Fri May 30, 2008 11:20 pm
Forum: Your photos & videos of Vallarta & surroundings
Topic: wally world of vallarta
Replies: 6
Views: 9735

edandkaren wrote:And your point would be?????

When you stay in a condo for 3-4 weeks, one is glad to see a Wal-mart. Get a life!
and your point would be????