Hey folks. I got back yesterday from the most amazing 2 week trip to my favourite places – Puerto Vallarta and Sayulita, Mexico. If you have been following the blog a while you’ll know I do this trek almost every winter and I can’t get enough. This time it was husband and I staying at the condo in PV my folks’ rent each year – 3.5 months this time – and then because we love the bohemian surf town of Sayulita so much, we rented a totally adorable Airbnb there for 3 nights partway through the trip. We ate at soooo many incredible restaurants, shopped and shopped and shopped (I need to look into the cost of a shipping container LOL), and lay in the sun for as many hours as possible. I cannot think of a better way to welcome spring after such a horrendous winter (and to make me regret returning home even more, it had just snowed here in Ottawa). Our next objective is finding a way to move to Mexico…at least for the winter months. Here is a bit of a glimpse into our trip from some photos I grabbed off of my phone.
the colours in Mexico blow my mind
one of my favourite decor shops in Puerto Vallarta –
first time spotting this mural – LOVE!
my love for pink and orange is strong
since I was a kid I dreamt of living in a climate where cacti thrive outside
at every turn in Sayulita is something photo-worthy
a simple but beautiful church in the Sayulita town square
plants as far as the eye can see in Sayulita – and this was just a random alcove on a main street
I can’t get over how cute they display their plants
sansevieria/snake plants taller than I have ever seen
many, many, many dogs run loose all over Sayulita
they’ve tried getting a handle on the stray dog population over the years… but then we found a little 8 week old puppy in the middle of the road one day
kinda love this, especially when I realized we kept walking past this for 3 days before I noticed
we need to take note up here in bleak Canada
I didn’t buy that tapestry
especially when the sweet kid at that stall took a good minute to try and come up with how to say 3000 pesos (in Spanish)
oh, did we eat!
the view from Thursday night – a favourite restaurant of ours for many years in Puerto Vallarta
what’s not to love about tiles and plants
we stumbled upon an antiques shop we had never seen before and I nearly had a stroke at all the things, like this massive mirror, I wanted to bring home
this Mexican restaurant wins an award from me for having the cutest exterior
a beautiful shop in Sayulita called where I bought some gorg pillow cases
I wanted all the things in this store –