Tag Archives: Nuevo Vallarta

The Journey to Casa Madera – A pineapple! We finally have a pineapple!


February 24, 2013 – It is a muggy day today at Casa Madera Bed and Breakfast.  Warming up but a little cloudy which keeps the humidity up.  Normally by this time of day the sun has burned off any cloud … Continue reading

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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 – The garden is a mess!


August 22, 2012  – It is the middle of rainy season here at Casa Madera Bed & Breakfast in Nuevo Vallarta.  It is sunny, hot and humid.  It is a typical summer’s day in the Bay of Banderas. We may … 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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The Journey to Casa Madera – Guadalajara, It took a year but we finally got there!


On June 7th, 2012 a remarkable thing happened to Heather and I.  We drove to Guadalajara!  I attribute this to not parking the Jeep near any trees or other things that could fall down on it.  We made sure to … Continue reading

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The Journey to Casa Madera – I said I wanted A cat!


March 7, 2012 – We had to go to Costco the other day to pick up new glasses and supplies for Casa Madera Bed and Breakfast.  It’s funny, a year ago our supplies at Costco generally involved items we could … Continue reading

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The Journey to Casa Madera – Just where the heck did 2011 go?


December 31, 2011 – It is another beautiful morning in Nuevo Vallarta at Casa Madera Bed and Breakfast.  The sun is coming up over the mountains, no clouds and a lovely 18 degrees.  It is sooooooo boring.  Everyday the same … Continue reading

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The Journey to Casa Madera – What do you mean there is a Hurricane out there!


October 10, 2011 – Heather and I are sitting on our kitchen balcony this morning at Casa Madera Bed and Breakfast in Nuevo Vallarta enjoying our coffee wondering what the next 3 days will hold.  5 days ago a small … Continue reading

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The Journey to Casa Madera – Replacing The Palapa


September 24, 2011 – It’s hot, very hot today at Casa Madera Bed & Breakfast in Nuevo Vallarta.  32 degrees with humidity so it feels like 39.  You move, you sweat.  It’s that simple. You cannot escape it unless you … Continue reading

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