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Favorable Statistics So Far for Puerto Vallarta in 2016

Puerto Vallarta performed very well for the first quarter of 2016 for hotel occupancy and total airport and cruise ship passengers registered for 2015.

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The Second Four-Month Period In 2016 Brings Conventions To The Riviera Nayarit

Eight separate medical, academic, tech, sports and cultural meetings and conventions will be taking place in the Destination’s hotels between May and August, generating approximately 8,500 attendees.

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The Riviera Nayarit And Puerto Vallarta Tour Goes To Canada

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.- Presentations are ongoing in the provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Quebec and Ontario, reaching over 3,500 travel agents.

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100% Solar Vehicle Exceeds 100 km/h

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.-Secondary and preparatory school students from Zapopan, Jalisco, have designed and built three highly-efficient solar-powered vehicles. But they’re not done yet: an airplane may be next.

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Nayarit Swept The SUP National Team Competition

Puerto Vallarta.- The surfers and paddlers either from Riviera Nayarit’s microdestinations or living there took nearly all the spots on the national team and will be present at the next world championships to be held in Fiji in 2016.

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Riviera Nayarit And Puerto Vallarta Diversify Their Market In Colombia

The team reached a total of 54 agencies between the regions of Boyacá and Eje Cafetero, training 215 travel agents outside of the Colombian capital; there has been an increase in the average expenditure, number and length of stay of Colombians to the region.

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Events Galore In June In The Riviera Nayarit

There is something for everyone this month in Mexico’s Pacific Treasure, including Navy Day, the 56th San Blas Fishing Tournament, the Guayabitos Motofiesta, the Riviera Fest VW in La Cruz, the celebration of the Batalla de Santos (Battle of the Saints) in Mexcaltitán and the Texas Music Festival in Nuevo Vallarta.

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12th Restaurant Week In The Riviera Nayarit And Puerto Vallarta

Forty-one restaurants will offer special menus with prix-fixe three-course meals for either MX$249 or MX$399; the participating restaurants will be promoted all year long; the official website for the event was launched this year at www.restaurantweekpv.com.

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Over 20 Joint Business Meetings Were Held With Tour Operator

Over 20 joint business meetings were held with Tour Operators; there will be an estimated 15% increase in the production of room-nights in 2016; the Destination’s hotels took part in approximately 330 appointments.

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El Tigre, One of Mexicos best golf courses !

Top six golf courses in Mexico

The Yucatan Country Club course “El Jaguar” designed by Jack Nicklaus has been considered among the best in Mexico…

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The Vallarta Food Truck Park

Everybody has been talking about food trucks in the past few years. Mobile restaurants have become the hottest trend on the culinary scene and now Puerto Vallarta has a cool new food truck park to take advantage of this fun food trend.

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Appnovation Partners with the Isa Mundo Foundation

Puerto Vallarta.- Appnovation, the global IT services firm that delivers innovative and creative open technology solutions, is pleased to announce their partnership with The Isa Mundo Foundation, part of their Corporate Citizenship program.

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New Health System, Stage 1, Starts in June

New Health System, Stage 1, Starts in June

Purto Vallarta, Mexico.- Services will be available from any hospital, regardless of affiliation The road to a unified and universal health care system in Mexico is just beginning its first phase, an exchange of services among the hospitals of the different... Read more

TCHCH Reporter in Mexico for Last Chance Cancer Treatment

TCHCH Reporter in Mexico for Last Chance Cancer Treatment

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.- From her hospital bed in Mexico where she is fighting aggressive cancer, Hamiltonian and former CHCH TV weather reporter Nicola Jones struggles to get out one message... Read more

Our last Chance to Save Vaquita Marina

Our last Chance to Save Vaquita Marina

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.- Study finds just 60 of the porpoises left, down from 97 in 2014 The vaquita marina, a porpoise found only in Mexican waters, is headed for extinction according... Read more

Guadalajara's 1st EGS an Amazingly Successful Event

Guadalajara's 1st EGS an Amazingly Successful Event

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Electronic Game Show, better known as EGS, the largest video game event in Mexico, ended its first edition in the city of Guadalajara, Jalisco, working side by... Read more

24th Beach Cleanup Network Event In The Riviera Nayarit

24th Beach Cleanup Network Event In The Riviera Nayarit

Persistence and perseverance continue to pay off with this truly huge event thanks to the groups involved in the cleanups. Just one month shy of the two-year mark, the Riviera Nayarit’s... Read more

Sunday Candlelight AIDS Memorial Kicks Off Vallarta Pride Festival Activities

Sunday Candlelight AIDS Memorial Kicks Off Vallarta Pride Festival Activities

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.- On Sunday, Vallarta Pride starts its activities in the International AIDS Sunset Candlelight Memorial, an event sponsored by SETAC, linking Puerto Vallarta with marches around the world... Read more

Animal Behavior Consultant Steve Dale Named to SPCA Vallarta Advisory Board

Animal Behavior Consultant Steve Dale Named to SPCA Vallarta Advisory Board

Steve and Robin at SPCA Puerto Vallarta (PVCA) Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.- We are so pleased to announce that Steve Dale, renowned certified animal behavior consultant and friend to the SPCA here... Read more

Scorpion Manicures are Actually a Thing and It's All the Rage in Mexico

 Scorpion Manicures  are Actually a Thing and It's All the Rage in Mexico

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.- The dangerous mani, which started gaining popularity last September after scorpion enthusiast Lupita Garcia advocated for a scorpion design at her friend Rocío Vidales' nail salon, includes... Read more

Ferias de San Isidro – Rodeo, Mexican-Style

Ferias de San Isidro – Rodeo, Mexican-Style

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.- Forget Cinco de mayo, the real May fiestas around here are the rodeo events at the Ferias de San Isidro. This patron Saint is known for protecting... Read more

The Beautiful People Vacation In The Riviera Nayarit

The Beautiful People Vacation In The Riviera Nayarit

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.- Krysten Ritter, Angelique Cabral, Montserrat Oliver, Yaya Kosikova and Fernanda Familiar took some time off in Mexico’s Pacific Treasure. The Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau’s Celebrity Watch... Read more

La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, The Nautical Capital

La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, The Nautical Capital

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.- The Marina Riviera Nayarit is the most modern marina with most capacity for cargo in the Mexican Pacific; its facilities include a shipyard with the largest crane... Read more

Summer Fun at Act II Entertainment Vallarta Includes Sing-Alongs

Summer Fun at Act II Entertainment Vallarta Includes Sing-Alongs

Karaoke Party Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.- Join us every Thursday at 7:00 pm for the biggest party of the summer. Encore bar is the place where expats meet n greet every single Thursday. It... Read more

Puerto Vallarta-Riviera Nayarit: A Spring Holiday Destination Unlike Any Other

Puerto Vallarta-Riviera Nayarit: A Spring Holiday Destination Unlike Any Other

Planning a warm weather break but don’t want to settle for an average holiday? If so, then let loose and have the time of your life at Puerto Vallarta-Riviera Nayarit... Read more

Celebrities Vacationed In The Riviera Nayarit

Celebrities Vacationed In The Riviera Nayarit

Punta Mita and Nuevo Vallarta welcomed Kellan Lutz, Halle Berry, Joey Kramer, Jason Derulo and Mekel Herrera, who came to enjoy Mexico’s Pacific Treasure.   The Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau’s... Read more

Beaches At Islas Marietas And Sayulita Among The Best In Mexico

Beaches At Islas Marietas And Sayulita Among The Best In Mexico

Islas Marietas’ Playa Escondida (Hidden Beach) took 3rd place in Mexico on USA Today’s 10Best List; Sayulita obtained 8th place in Travel + Leisure’s Best Beaches in Mexico. Some of the... Read more

Birdwatching Routes Established In Lo De Marcos

Birdwatching Routes Established In Lo De Marcos

Informational signage has been placed along the observation routes on the Camino a Las Minitas, La Laguna and La Boquita, as has a general information placard in the main square. Four... Read more

Jungle Drums In Vallarta?

Jungle Drums In Vallarta?

When we first arrived in Puerto Vallarta, our destination for groceries (and many other things) was Gutiérrez Rizo. If Rizo didn’t have it, you didn’t need it! Read more

Vallarta Hat Dance and the Sombrero

Vallarta Hat Dance and the Sombrero

Everyone who visits Puerto Vallarta knows that a sombrero is a large Mexican hat. Read more

 
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Our last Chance to Save Vaquita Marina

Our last Chance to Save Vaquita Marina

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.- Study finds just 60 of the porpoises left, down from 97 in 2014 The vaquita marina, a porpoise found only in Mexican waters, is headed for extinction according to the latest estimate of their numbers. The International Commission for the Recovery of the Vaquita and Semarnat, the Environment Secretariat, used acoustic devices to identify surviving vaquitas in the Sea of...

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24th Beach Cleanup Network Event In The Riviera Nayarit

24th Beach Cleanup Network Event In The Riviera Nayarit

Persistence and perseverance continue to pay off with this truly huge event thanks to the groups involved in the cleanups. Just one month shy of the two-year mark, the Riviera Nayarit’s Beach Cleanup Network (BCN) will celebrate its 24th event on Saturday, May 14, 2016 in over 15 villages along the coast of Nayarit, from Nuevo Vallarta all the way to the Isla de Mexcaltitán. Over 500...

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Sunday Candlelight AIDS Memorial Kicks Off Vallarta Pride Festival Activities

Sunday Candlelight AIDS Memorial Kicks Off Vallarta Pride Festival Activities

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.- On Sunday, Vallarta Pride starts its activities in the International AIDS Sunset Candlelight Memorial, an event sponsored by SETAC, linking Puerto Vallarta with marches around the world in memory of the AIDS victims. We invite you to join the march, dressed in white and with a candle, to remember, celebrate, honor the world and demand a sustainable response to AIDS. Time:...

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Laser World Champs in Mexico

Laser World Champs in Mexico

Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico (May 8, 2016) – The Laser Standard Men’s World Championship will take place this week, May 10-18, 2016 in Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit, Mexico, on the waters of Banderas Bay. The bay is open to the west and is approximately 15 miles wide by 30 miles deep, with a mild climate with extremely reliable wind and sea conditions. Sailing will be less than one kilometer off...

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5th Jarretaderas Fishing Tournament

5th Jarretaderas Fishing Tournament

Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco.- There are over 8 thousand pesos in prizes in kind for the first three places in the tournament’s Freestyle Category; there will also be gifts and plenty of fun for the kids.

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6th Riviera Nayarit Open Water “Nado Seguro” 3-5K Tournament

6th Riviera Nayarit Open Water “Nado Seguro” 3-5K Tournament

Registration has reached its 700-athlete limit with participants streaming in from the central and western portions of the country; this year, however, other regions are also being represented, proof of the event’s growth and expansion.

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Beaches At Islas Marietas And Sayulita Among The Best In Mexico

Beaches At Islas Marietas And Sayulita Among The Best In Mexico

Islas Marietas’ Playa Escondida (Hidden Beach) took 3rd place in Mexico on USA Today’s 10Best List; Sayulita obtained 8th place in Travel + Leisure’s Best Beaches in Mexico. Some of the world’s most beautiful beaches can be found in Mexico, where there are approximately 450 of them lining its expansive coastlines. Among them: Playa Escondida (Hidden Beach) in the Islas...

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Charlie Sheen Is Back In The Riviera Nayarit!

Charlie Sheen Is Back In The Riviera Nayarit!

The ex star of the series Two and a Half Men spent a few days at the Four Seasons; actress Perrey Reeves celebrated her honeymoon at Villa La Estancia; Mexican actors Armando Torrea, Natasha Dupeyron and Sofía Sisniega vacationed in Punta Mita. Popular North American actor and comedian Charlie Sheen, ex lead in the series Two and a Half Men, returned to the Riviera Nayarit to enjoy some much...

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Summer of Entertainment at Act II Stages

Summer of Entertainment at Act II Stages

Act II Entertainment continues to present great performances and events throughout the summer months on the Main Stage, the Red Room Cabaret and the Encore Lounge, all in air conditioned comfort.

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Puerto Vallarta Political News

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Mexico Elections: The Surreal List of Cndidates Reads More Like The Line-Up of a TV Panel Show - and The Country's Long-Suffering Voters are not Amused

Mexico Elections: The Surreal List of Cndidates Reads More Like The Line-Up of a TV Panel Show - and The Country's Long-Suffering Voters are not Amused


Abducted students' families call for boycott as a clown, a footballer and a reality TV star stand in upcoming polls With a football legend, a famous clown, a former Big Brothercontestant and several soap stars in the running, the list of candidates in Mexico’s forthcoming elections reads more like the line-up of a television panel show. But the emergence of these maverick contenders...

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Mexico's Congress Approves Reform Allowing Foreign Agents to Bear Arms

Mexico's Congress Approves Reform Allowing Foreign Agents to Bear Arms

Mexico's Congress approved a legal reform on Thursday that will allow foreign immigration and customs agents to bear arms while in the country, an issue that has been a source of tension with the United States. PUERTO VALLARTA: Mexico's Congress approved a legal reform on Thursday that will allow foreign immigration and customs agents to bear arms while in the country, an issue that has been a source...

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Governor Roberto Sandoval Castañeda Attends the 48th Governors National Conference

Governor Roberto Sandoval Castañeda Attends the 48th Governors National Conference

Puerto Vallarta, Jal.- State Governor, Roberto Sandoval, attended the 48th Governors National Conference (CONAGO). It took place in Durango, Durango and was led by President Enrique Pena Nieto. At this conference the President expressed his appreciation for the determination of members of the regional parliament to speed up the creation of the Anti-corruption National Organization The President...

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Dr. Carter and Company Bring Patient Care to Mexico

Dr. Carter and Company Bring Patient Care to Mexico

Dr. Darrel Carter Seeing Patients as a Volunteer during a trip to Puerto Vallarta Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.- Nearly 20 years ago ACMC-Granite Falls family medicine physician Dr. Darrell Carter took his family on a tropical winter getaway. Over the next several years he and his wife—and sometimes his family—traveled to Acapulco, Cancun and Puerto Vallarta. Nearly 20 years ago ACMC-Granite...

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Summer Fun at Act II Entertainment Vallarta Includes Sing-Alongs

Summer Fun at Act II Entertainment Vallarta Includes Sing-Alongs

Karaoke Party Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.- Join us every Thursday at 7:00 pm for the biggest party of the summer. Encore bar is the place where expats meet n greet every single Thursday. It all starts at 6:00 with the 2 x 1 drink specials. At 7:00 we start what has become the best place to be all summer long until October 27. Join Alfonso Lopez, Puerto Vallarta Gay Men's Chorus and ACT II Musical...

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Celebrities Vacationed In The Riviera Nayarit

Celebrities Vacationed In The Riviera Nayarit

Punta Mita and Nuevo Vallarta welcomed Kellan Lutz, Halle Berry, Joey Kramer, Jason Derulo and Mekel Herrera, who came to enjoy Mexico’s Pacific Treasure.   The Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau’s Celebrity Watch recently spotted four big movie and music industry stars in the area: actor Kellan Lutz, actress Halley Berry, rock legend Joey Kramer, singer-songwriter...

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Introducing our latest Sky Suite additions...

Introducing our latest Sky Suite additions...

Vallarta Shores Introduces the Latest Sky Suite Additions!
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The Riviera Nayarit And Vallarta Work The GTM East 2015

The Riviera Nayarit And Vallarta Work The GTM East 2015

The Riviera Nayarit and Puerto Vallarta’s tourism attractions were promoted via 58 face-to-face appointments; the Riviera Nayarit as a Virtuoso Destination was of special interest to agencies and consortiums that belong to this category. June was a month of intense promotional activity for the Riviera Nayarit Conventions and Visitors Bureau (CVB), which together with the Puerto Vallarta...

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Save Big With These Summer Promos In The Riviera Nayarit!

Save Big With These Summer Promos In The Riviera Nayarit!

Over 20 of the Destination’s hotels are offering discounts of up to 55%, savings on Spa treatments and golf clubs, kids stay free deals and more; these promos are valid through August 9th. Book today! The Riviera Nayarit is a tourist destination that likes to pamper its visitors, which is why they’re offering these great Summer Promos. The Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau...

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New Health System, Stage 1, Starts in June

New Health System, Stage 1, Starts in June

Purto Vallarta, Mexico.- Services will be available from any hospital, regardless of affiliation The road to a unified and universal health care system in Mexico is just beginning its first phase, an exchange of services among the hospitals of the different health institutions, a change that is expected to offer improved medical care for the end user. Beginning next month, any beneficiary will...

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TCHCH Reporter in Mexico for Last Chance Cancer Treatment

TCHCH Reporter in Mexico for Last Chance Cancer Treatment

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.- From her hospital bed in Mexico where she is fighting aggressive cancer, Hamiltonian and former CHCH TV weather reporter Nicola Jones struggles to get out one message she wants people to hear. "I want to tell the entire community just how much I love them, how much I appreciate their kindness," she says through tears during a phone interview Thursday. "I plan to pay them...

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Jalisco Beach is Now Disabled-Inclusive

Jalisco Beach is Now Disabled-Inclusive

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.- Both village and beach at Cuastecomates have new facilities for people with disabilities A coastal village in Jalisco is being hailed as the first in Mexico to be disabled-inclusive while its beach has the distinction of being the second. Cuastecomates, located in Costalegre, aims to go even farther: authorities want to see the beach get the international Blue Flag destination...

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Reigning Miss Universe slams Trump for his 'hurtful and unfair' migrant remarks (but still wants to keep her crown

Reigning Miss Universe slams Trump for his 'hurtful and unfair' migrant remarks (but still wants to keep her crown


Caught in the crossfire: Miss Universe Paulina Vega is being urged to give up her crown to protest organization owner Donald Trump's harsh remarks about Mexicans Miss Universe Paulina Vega, 22, of Colombia, criticized Trump's remarks but refuses to step down Vega called the presidential hopeful's remarks 'unjust and hurtful' Brunette stunner says she wants to continue to work in the pageant...

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Trump to Univision Exec Who Compared Him to Charleston Shooter: 'Apology Not Accepted'

Trump to Univision Exec Who Compared Him to Charleston Shooter: 'Apology Not Accepted'

Republican president hopeful Donald Trump, who said Thursday he would sue Univision for breach of contract, now plans to go after the network for defamation after an executive compared the mogul to the man accused of murdering nine black people in Charleston, South Carolina. Trump, who on Friday called for a boycott of Univision, said he would still participate in a presidential debate hosted by...

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Judge Issues Restraining Order in Fight Over $372 Million Brazilian Emerald

Judge Issues Restraining Order in Fight Over $372 Million Brazilian Emerald

The fight over ownership of a giant 752-pound emerald isn't over. On Thursday, a federal court in Washington D.C. issued a restraining order that prevents anyone from transferring, selling or otherwise disposing of the so-called "Bahia Emerald" until a Brazilian criminal case involving it is settled. The emerald was pulled from a mine in the jungles of Bahia state. It is one of the world's...

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Savings and Smiles with Hilton Anaheim's ‘Center of SoCal’ Package

Savings and Smiles with Hilton Anaheim's ‘Center of SoCal’ Package


Courtesy Hilton Anaheim While some vacations are about getting away from it all, Hilton Anaheim's “Center of SoCal” package is about being right at the heart of it all—in this case, having both close proximity and specialized access to the very best entertainment venues Southern California...

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7 Trendy Places to Eat, Drink and Dance in Scottsdale

7 Trendy Places to Eat, Drink and Dance in Scottsdale


Photo Copyright/Courtesy of: The Luxe List Imagine a desert oasis where you can enjoy award-winning cuisine and partake in nightlife unlike any other. Well, Scottsdale is that place and it’s a perfect locale for a quick weekend getaway. Don’t know where to eat or what to do? No time to research and plan a dining, imbibing and socializing schedule ensuring your brief vacation is...

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Expect the Unexpected at the Four Seasons Scottsdale

Expect the Unexpected at the Four Seasons Scottsdale


.Property Exterior 3 credit Peter Vitale Arizona’s high desert has a unique magic and mystique all its own and, when it comes to the Four Seasons Scottsdale, guests can also expect the unexpected—starting with its Sonoran Desert locale.  For one, "lush" and "desert"...

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