A local weekly guide to places, people and things
Sara Radchenko offers us a small glimpse of the richness and beauty of the Puerto Vallarta area. She says “It will take my lifetime to experience all the beauty and then some. Have a glorious day in paradise.”
1Take a Spanish class. The Mexican people are very appreciative of our efforts to speak the language. Expand your mind, knowledge and interactions with local people and learning their culture.
2 Rhythms of the Night. A romantic evening on a beautiful beach setting. Say no more. It is an incredible evening.
3 SUP. Stand up paddle boarding is easy with a lesson and one can improve quickly. Maybe even have an opportunity to glide along side the dolphins.
4 Dancing. Hugo Lopez and Christina at Octopus Garden in La Cruz or Adriatico’s in Bucerias. This talented couple will wow you with their amazing dancing ability and show. You can even join them in dancing afterwards.
5 Whale watching. Whether it be out on a tour or watching from a beach, it is an opportunity to witness the beauty of creation.
6 Celebrate. Attend a church service, a wedding, baptism, or celebrations that each local village has on their feast days such as boat parades, horse parades, carnivals.
7 Participate in a walk for the Peregrinacion for Our lady of Guadalupe. Plan for it next December. Before you know the time will have passed and it will be time for the walks again.
Sara Radchenko lives in Bucerias in the winter months. She has been here 8 years. She is learning Spanish and is attending the Academy of Washington in Bucerias where she also volunteers her time helping the many Spanish people who want to learn English.