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by sonofdob
Thu Oct 16, 2008 10:41 pm
Forum: Hotels, Resorts and other lodging tips
Topic: Plaza Pelicanos
Replies: 4
Views: 2622

barbossa3127...I have stayed there...if you search for "sonofdob" as the author in "puerto vallarta reports and reviews" you should find my trip report, complete with photos from last year at this time...it is posted in a day by day format and titled "PV and Plaza Pelicanos Day One" through "PV and ...
by sonofdob
Wed Mar 12, 2008 6:44 am
Forum: General Travel Tips
Topic: tipping in canadian dollars
Replies: 4
Views: 2920

shade 45...with all due respect, your in Mexico...the currency is pesos...would you accept Yen, Rupees or Pesos in Canada ? Get pesos from the ATM and spend, spend, spend !!! sonofdob
by sonofdob
Wed Mar 12, 2008 6:30 am
Forum: Hotels, Resorts and other lodging tips
Topic: Saving loungers with towels
Replies: 45
Views: 12930

sorry to jump in late and sorry I missed the height of the debate...was in Mexico for a while and avoid all electronic media while doing so but agree whole heartedly that the chair saving thing is rude and inconsiderate but honestly does the fault not lie with the hotel ? If you sell, let's say 300 ...
by sonofdob
Sat Feb 02, 2008 7:20 am
Forum: Puerto Vallarta Reports & Reviews
Topic: week two
Replies: 10
Views: 5720

michelle/tyler...although we all know it's michelle with support by tyler...anyway, great report...loved all the emotion that you put into it...but...where are these so called pictures ? hmmm...sonofdob.
by sonofdob
Sat Feb 02, 2008 6:57 am
Forum: Puerto Vallarta Reports & Reviews
Topic: Trip Report - Christmas in PV
Replies: 10
Views: 6720

thanks helenf...been away for awhile (eastern canada) enjoyed your report and have to agree that everything north of bucerias...punta mita and especially sayulita are awesome...i wish more people would get out there and see that...wait a minute what am i saying...sheesh...really people stay in pv..l...
by sonofdob
Sat Feb 02, 2008 6:41 am
Forum: General Ramblings
Topic: Alcohol on the Malecon
Replies: 14
Views: 3621

JROJEFF...funny, I know what you mean...look. http://www.jeorgethedodo.com/huh_jumble.asp I am not sure I understand the North American concern with public drinking when the real issue is public intoxication...I think the more restrictive laws promotes abuse whereas more liberal attitudes create an ...
by sonofdob
Thu Jan 24, 2008 8:13 am
Forum: General Travel Tips
Topic: Nuevo Vallarta
Replies: 4
Views: 3712

djspens...it's a traffic issue not distance, you can see downtown PV from the beaches of Nuevo but like every place that has traffic issues, time of day has an impact on travel times...most times you'll get from Nuevo to downtown in an easy 20 minutes (cab time)...however avoid early evening as that...
by sonofdob
Sat Dec 22, 2007 6:33 pm
Forum: Hotels, Resorts and other lodging tips
Topic: Group of 50 year olds, where to stay?
Replies: 18
Views: 8346

try to keep in mind that the west coast entails much more than PV just the same as the east coast encompasses so much more than Cancun...there are options out there for you that I am sure that a group can get together and decide upon...honestly though I gave up group vacation planning years ago...I ...
by sonofdob
Wed Dec 19, 2007 8:34 am
Forum: Hotels, Resorts and other lodging tips
Topic: All Inclusive or not?
Replies: 24
Views: 11665

we typically find that a package deal AI is less expensive than airfare and hotel alone...so a very good deal as you get whatever meals and drinks at the resort on top of the travel and accomodation at no extra cost so your free to sample the restaurants of PV without feeling like you've paid for so...
by sonofdob
Wed Dec 19, 2007 8:13 am
Forum: Hotels, Resorts and other lodging tips
Topic: Group of 50 year olds, where to stay?
Replies: 18
Views: 8346

jrdr...the requirements you list do not exist in PV...there are some nice beaches but not fantastic, ocean swimming is not great and anything nice beachwise is not close to quality shopping options...however, if you want to experience some real Mexican culture, first class dining options and genuine...
by sonofdob
Wed Dec 19, 2007 7:54 am
Forum: Hotels, Resorts and other lodging tips
Topic: New to PV
Replies: 7
Views: 3104

Chicken Dinner...the beaches in the hotel zone are somewhat lacking...downtown a little better for lounging but neither are really swimable...Nuevo is a little better but up towards Bucerias is nicer...PV's attraction is primarily cultural...if your looking for that or a little fun on the town at ni...
by sonofdob
Tue Nov 27, 2007 11:58 pm
Forum: Puerto Vallarta Reports & Reviews
Topic: Back in Canada again
Replies: 32
Views: 18576

JROJEFF wrote:Ellen ,It's nice to hear about your time in paradise and also to be able to see the pics from the meet up...
Ellen, nice, and I must say busy, report...but these pictures JROJEFF speaks of ? I did not see any pics ? sonofdob
by sonofdob
Tue Nov 27, 2007 11:40 pm
Forum: Puerto Vallarta Reports & Reviews
Topic: Back home in Iowa from the GCP - Part I
Replies: 8
Views: 5843

nice report...thanks and looking forward to more...sonofdob.
by sonofdob
Fri Nov 23, 2007 4:54 am
Forum: Puerto Vallarta Reports & Reviews
Topic: Vallarta November 2007 Conclusion
Replies: 8
Views: 5479

thanks chance...always nice to read another's report for a different perspective...interesting contrast between the first week that you spent with others in tow and then the second week after they left...where did you book for your Feb trip ? sonofdob.
by sonofdob
Thu Nov 22, 2007 5:01 pm
Forum: Puerto Vallarta Reports & Reviews
Topic: Vallarta November 2007 Part 5
Replies: 3
Views: 3616

thanks for the reports chance...it's never easy going home...will be watching for the summary...sonofdob.
by sonofdob
Wed Nov 21, 2007 6:40 pm
Forum: Hotels, Resorts and other lodging tips
Topic: Advice/Comments Welcome - RDC or Dreams/GPC
Replies: 11
Views: 5030

stupenal...make sure your in building five...the pool there is adults only and and as such there are really not many children in the building either...also, it is the largest and I think the nicest pool on the resort...building six would be a close second as it is the newest and the pool is quite ni...
by sonofdob
Tue Nov 20, 2007 8:52 pm
Forum: Puerto Vallarta Reports & Reviews
Topic: Vallarat Nov 2007 Part 4
Replies: 6
Views: 4729

the Cuban place your thinking of is most likely La Bodeguita del Medio...sonofdob
by sonofdob
Mon Nov 19, 2007 6:46 pm
Forum: Puerto Vallarta Reports & Reviews
Topic: Valllarta November 2007 Part 3
Replies: 1
Views: 2776

that's too bad about the negative couple in your group...you have to wonder why some people even bother to travel...they seem to dislike everything and always compare it to "back home" ?
by sonofdob
Sun Nov 18, 2007 1:10 am
Forum: Puerto Vallarta Reports & Reviews
Topic: Vallarta Oct/Nov 2007 Part 2
Replies: 4
Views: 3886

thanks chance...that was really too bad about day four...me I never get that...must be the Irish heritage...the drink does us no harm...your parting comment has me watching for the next installment ! sonofdob
by sonofdob
Sat Nov 17, 2007 9:13 am
Forum: Hotels, Resorts and other lodging tips
Topic: Advice/Comments Welcome - RDC or Dreams/GPC
Replies: 11
Views: 5030

RDC is not, in my opinion Nuevo...really it is actually in Bucerias and a better Mexican experience compared to what PV has become...however, having said that...it is not in the same hotel class as Dreams...RDC is a four star resort if staying in building five or six and a three star if in building ...