Tag: THunderstorms

Mexico’s Low Season

Mexico’s Low Season

I believe that I have mentioned Mexico’s Low Season in the past. In case you missed it, there are two seasons in this part of Mexico (Puerto Vallarta), The High season and the low season. The high season is when the afternoon weather is in […]

Fun At The Beach

Fun At The Beach

Fun At The Beach on a Sunday is rare for us. There are always way to many people. During the “high season” it is crowed with people that are on vacation from other countries. During the “Low season” the beaches are crowed with the people […]

The Rainy Season In Puerto Vallarta

The Rainy Season In Puerto Vallarta

thunder stormsThe Rainy Season In Puerto Vallarta

As July winds down and we get ready for the month of August, it is the rainy season here in the Puerto Vallarta area of Mexico. That means lighting shows, thunder and heavy rain almost every night for the next few weeks. It does not rule out rain during the day as well. However, the rain storms during the day are usually not nearly as heavy. It also means the humidity will be somewhere between 75 and 100 percent most days from mid-morning until very late in the day. With temperatures reaching the 90’s on most days, that is not a good combination. (more…)

Why Not Retire To Mexico

Why Not Retire To Mexico

Let’s spend a little while talking about life here. Why Not Retire To Mexico, well here are a couple of reasons. If you are thinking about moving here I will also share why you might want to Retire here but that will be another article. […]

I am becoming my Grandpa

I am becoming my Grandpa

Help, I am becoming my Grandpa. The past three days I have been gathering information about chicken coops. On Wednesday, a friend that does carpentry will be coming over and my wife and I will decide just how we want our first chicken coop built. […]

Thunderstorms of May

Thunderstorms of May

May THunderstorms
You hear the thunder but you don’t see the lighting because of the bright mid-day sun on this side of the mountains

Last week we heard the Thunderstorms of May. We were at the farm which is at the edge of the hills that surround the Bay of Banderas. Sitting there with family we started hearing the Thunder up in the hills. The locals tell us that the Thunderstorms of May are a warning that heavy rains will be arriving in June. It is mid month so we expect the tropical storms to start in mid June. That is about right according to past performance.

They also have a saying if someone is very sick in January or February that translates to “That person will never hear the Thunderstorms of May”. That’s not something I want anyone saying about me so I try to remain very healthy.

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