Walking into town
More of Puerto Vallarta in the morning.
A steep drive
The hills surrounding Vallarta are extremely steep, and all of the taxis are manual transmission. If only we had drivers this good in Hogtown...
Puerto Vallarta at night #1
15 second exposure at 50mm.
Coming in for a landing
Brown pelicans are very common in Puerto Vallarta.
Villa Savanna was our temporary home while visiting Puerto Vallarta.
The tower of Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe
A closeup photo of the church tower.
A sculpture by Jim Demetro celebrating local dancers.
I really wish I'd taken a better photo of this mural...
A fishing shop on Insurgentes
This is the part where I take a bow and walk off the stage.
Resorts on the beach
Brown pelicans in the morning
Lots of seabirds in Puerto Vallarta
Villas on the hills surrounding Puerto Vallarta.
The Boy on the Seahorse
By Rafael Zamarripa, one of the many statues on the Puerto Vallarta waterfront.
Wrought iron and brick
Even the crumbling buildings have a certain character.
La Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe in the evening
Another photo of the famous church and its tower.
Looking back at Los Arcos
Further down the coast looking northeast to Los Arcos with Puerto Vallarta in the background.
Fun in the sun
Tourists enjoying the surf and sand.
Puerto Vallarta street life in the morning
Vendedores de Pescado
Tile art on the shore by Manuel Lepe.
Street life in the morning
The sights and smells early in the morning were wonderful.
Puerto Vallarta at night #2 (wide)
25 second exposure at 16mm. An excellent example of what the Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X can do.
Villas on the seaside
All kinds of houses, villas, hotels, and other buildings crowded along the hills surrounding Viejo Vallarta.
Edge of the Pacific
Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe altar
The church itself is remarkably ornate for its size, but unfortunately it's almost always crawling with tourists.
Telephone bank mural
Another wonderful mural in Puerto Vallarta.
A pink clocktower
Another example of the interesting and colourful architecture of Vallarta.
Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe in the morning
One of the most prominent landmarks in Viejo Vallarta.
Boys in boats with pelicans
These guys were feeding the pelicans along the waterfront.
This guy was on the waterfront every day I was in PV showing off his skills.
More late morning street life in Puerto Vallarta.
La Fuente de la Amistad
A fountain on the shore of Bahía de Banderas near the naval museum.