Tag Archives: Canada

The Journey to Casa Madera – Moon over Vallarta


October 27, 2012  – We are often asked about medical care here in Mexico.   Most ask out of curiosity or concern for our well-being.  Some ask out of disbelief – as in “Really ,they have doctors in Mexico?”.  The … Continue reading

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The Journey to Casa Madera – Technology and useless twits….


A couple of months ago our Facebook fan page, http://www.facebook.com/CasaMadera started to get likes from a lot of people we did not know.  We have found over time that this does happen sometimes but we can generally follow the trail … Continue reading

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The Journey to Casa Madera – Watching the Olympics!


August 5, 2012 – The skies are greying and the distant sound of thunder reminds us it is still rainy season here at Casa Madera Bed & Breakfast in Nuevo Vallarta.  Last night we had a doozy of a storm.  … Continue reading

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Good things come from dirty laundry, part 4 – did someone say TEQUILA!


August 9, 2011 – It has been some time since I sat down at my computer at Casa Madera Bed and Breakfast and continued on with this story.  My apologies to those who were waiting for the next part but it was … Continue reading

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Good things come from dirty laundry, Part 2


June 22, 2011 – I am sitting on our balcony at Casa Madera watching the rain drop from the sky.  It is intense for our first real rain of the season.  Rain.  Never thought I would enjoy it as much … Continue reading

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The Quest to get a Mexican Driver’s License


When we arrived in Puerto Vallarta to start the quest of finding a house that would be suitable to turn into Casa Madera Bed & Breakfast we were driving a brand new Toyota Rav 4.  We loved that vehicle.  It … Continue reading

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Lonely Days


Lonely.  Now there is a word.  How many pop songs used it over the years?   Hundreds, many of them my favourites because they were just great songs.   The allmusic.com website lists over 1300 occurrences of the word in a song title.  Song writers love it and … Continue reading

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Ok, We are in Mexico, Let’s Cook Mexican!


  February 24, 2011 – I am sitting on our new Kitchen patio enjoying the afternoon sun here at Casa Madera Bed and Breakfast.  What a treat to be able to sit here with the breeze coming off the ocean … Continue reading

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Does anybody still own a typewriter?


January 23, 2011 – It has been a very busy month.  We have been inundated with friends and relatives coming to escape the cold and snow of Canada.  It has been a great 6 weeks.  Lots of places to take people, … Continue reading

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The Journey to Casa Madera – Ok, We’re Here, Now what do we do?


December 13, 2010 – Heather and her mother Barbara, who is visiting from Wetaskiwin, just went into town to see Berta, our seamstress who will be making some curtains for us.   After that they will be off to the printer to agree or … Continue reading

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