Archive for September, 2006

thirty five years ago

Saturday, September 30th, 2006

Tonight JoAnn sent me this email. I hope she doesn’t mind me sharing it… “I was in Yelepa in 1971 for about 6 months. It was a blast. We stayed in about 3 houses. One was near the beach and someone said that Ralph Waldon Emerson had stayed there ?? I remember all the interesting […]


Thursday, September 28th, 2006

rita and howard

Thursday, September 28th, 2006

oo la la

Thursday, September 28th, 2006

The other day I received an email from Melinda. As a pro photographer, she came across a box of Yelapa photos from thirty years ago. She was nice enough to send a few… and of course I’m going to share them with you. Thirty years ago, Yelapa had a number of world travelers that settled […]

the old casa riomar

Tuesday, September 26th, 2006

Kelly… and everyone else, take a look at the pictures of Luis Garcia’s newly named Vista del Rio #1, located off the main beach and the lagoon. It’s a fantastic casa that sleeps five. I finally got around to taking some pics and you are the first to see them. This casa is booked for […]

hace mucho

Monday, September 25th, 2006

Almost twenty years ago , a one of a kind newpaper was published in Yelapa. Here are a few interviews with some of the towns elders. Rosalio has since passed on. Piri is still working daily at his Casacada Resturant. Emerson was the great grandchild of Ralph Waldo Emerson and was buried here in Yelapa. […]


Saturday, September 23rd, 2006

Some tradtions are to be broke, I could name it Vivian or ?

golden ticket #3

Sunday, September 17th, 2006

golden ticket #2

Sunday, September 17th, 2006

Meet Joel Summerhill, winner of the weeks stay at the Hotel Lagunita. Here’s a few questions we asked him… Where do you live? I live in Antioch, California, about 50 miles east of San Francisco. How did you hear about the raffle? An email from Isabel Jordon. Have you ever been to Yelapa? Yes, years […]

five golden tickets

Sunday, September 17th, 2006

Esme Freedman is the first winner to check in. She lives in the Seattle area with her husband and three children. They are excited about their first Yelapa and Mexico Vacation. Wait till they jump out of the boat and enter into Casa Isabel. I can see the smiles now.

cascada grande

Sunday, September 17th, 2006

The Yelapa Cascada was amazing today! I got up early and was one of the first there to see its glory. Later in the afternoon, The teenagers came and dazzeled all with their acrobatics. This is Nacho and Olivia’s oldest son showing no fear.


Saturday, September 16th, 2006

half a beach

Saturday, September 16th, 2006

it was fun while it lasted

Saturday, September 16th, 2006

Storm Lane took its toll on Yelapa… Yesterday, we had rain the whole day and it continued this morning. The Rio Tuito was huge and continued to grow through the night. Around 1 AM, a huge sound like a lightning bolt sounded… It was the bridge that extends the river, in front of the Primary […]

casa’s garcia

Saturday, September 9th, 2006

Here’s a photo to help you figure out where the Casa’s Garcia are located. Vista del Mar is on the right. My palapainyelapa office is beach level and on the top is the new “Studio del Mar”. Next door Erick built a new casa above Las Brisas named “Casa Vista Hermosa”. It is built in […]