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Bucerias, Can I Get a Good Cup of Joe?

Guest post by Carl Orthlieb Welcome back to our posts on Bucerias. I promised that I would start to fill in places on the map with found "gems" and today is the first post in the fulfillment of that promise. You might be thinking that I'll point out some outstanding...

Bucerias, Wherefore Art Thou?

Guest post by Carl Orthlieb The guest travel blogging Uncle is back to educate, luminate, and elucidate you on Bucerias, the small Mexican town outside of Puerto Vallarta. Bucerias is approximately 20 minutes north of the Puerto Vallarta airport, hugging the coast of the Bahia de Banderias or Banderias Bay....

Mainland Mexico: Bucerias

Guest post by Carl Orthlieb Let me introduce myself: I am Loni and Clint's uncle. This would be of no note but through the fact that I'm only 2 years older than Clint. Through a quirk of fate and a rather large spread in the family on my wife's side,...

Gluten Free Turkey Dressing/Stuffing

Guest post by Jane Lurie. I am not known for my culinary skills. I am known for my love of food. I am also allergic to wheat. At Thanksgiving and Christmas this usually means no stuffing for me, which has always seemed so wrong and yet no one had come...

The Best Chilaquiles in town

Guest post by Jane Lurie. On our last trip to Loreto, we discovered a wonderful small restaurant, known for their great Chilaquiles. I first met the owner, Odilon, when he was a waiter at the Inn at Loreto Bay. He was always a joy to be around and made sure that...

Animalandia

Guest post by Jane Lurie. When we first met Charlie he had no name, he was covered with fleas and he was trembling in the arms of Rich Rajicich, a supporter of Animalandia. Rich was walking with the now famous, Lola, the poster dog for the work that Animalandia can...

Loreto awaits the arrival of Loni and Clint

Guest post by Jane Lurie. Jane and Sharon, Loreto Bay homeowners, take in the sunrise Loreto-style in kayaks on the Sea of Cortez It is afternoon in Loreto. 3 friends are hanging out in the in the Sea of Cortez, enjoying the view. As we gaze at the horizon, a school...