Back Roads of Nayarit: Trip to the Waterfalls at El Cora (Part 1)

For a long time we had been thinking of the trip to the waterfalls near El Cora. From the top near the village – a dangerous undertaking. From the bottom – unknown trails and roads. There are three falls. Vicky, my traveling companion and licensed tour guide, had been to the top pool and falls, but not the middle or the bottom.…

Buenas Noches Fisherman's Memorial in Jaltemba Bay (Panorama)

Sitting waiting for the sunset on a cloudy evening is a special time of day, and even more so when you are in paradise. My fascination of sunsets started very early in my photographic life. The final results never fails to amaze me. No two sunsets are the same, and they and their cousins sunrises are always worth the wait and...…

Fall 2014 Restaurant Hours & Re-Opening Dates

(Updated Nov. 24, 2014) – Fall is just around the corner, and local restauranteurs are starting to announce their hours and re-opening dates for the 2014-15 Season. We will continue to update this list as we receive additional information, so check back often. Casual Dining  |  Fine Dining  |  Cafes, Delis, Bakeries & Street…

Back Roads of Nayarit: Hidden Beaches and Help for the Poor

The author and Vicky Flores, who is a nurse at a local hospital and also his partner in the small bed and breakfast, “Mi Casa es Su Casa,” and Jeep trips to the BACK ROADS OF NAYARIT, are going on another discovery trip. Today we found a true gem. Many years ago a Guadalajara family purchased a parcel of land that included…

J.E.E.P Stables and Hilltop Refugio are Being Transformed

Hi Jaltemba Equine Education Project (J.E.E.P.) friends. Many of you have been wondering about what has been happening at the Hilltop Refugio and asking what you can bring down for J.E.E.P. this season. We could use lead ropes, horse brushes and cinches (medium to large), as well as school supplies for the special needs children who come…

What Gender is the Spanish Word "Computer"

On occasion, we get emails from our readers that make us chuckle, and this one did just that. Thank you Sarah Walker for making our job just a little more fun! Readers, keep the letters coming. A Spanish teacher was explaining to her class that in Spanish, unlike English, nouns are designated as either masculine or feminine. "House,"…

Table for One, Please

A mini-palapa on the Los Ayala beach. by Robert Koch, Seattle, WA USA Click here to view more Photos of the Week Now it’s your turn! Email us your photos (at least 500 pixels wide) to Allyson@JaltembaBayLife.com along with a photo title, the photographer’s name and a detailed description of what the photo is and/or…