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John Benus “The Fun Doctor” & Margaret Yates

.We’ve been exploring the colonial towns near Puerto Vallarta since 2003. Our passion is sharing what we’ve discovered with those who’d like to experience the real culture & local flavors of Mexico.

 During our adventures to  these 200-400 year old colonial towns with cobblestone streets, we’ve met artisans, blacksmiths & craftsmen who’ll treat you like family. Each has a unique story & knowledge of this magical region. This type of experience you can’t find in a book. So pack your bags, put on some sunscreen & enjoy your vacation!

 John  lived in Sausalito for many years & now lives in Puerto Vallarta. He has over 40 years of Travel Industry experience that includes a degree in Hotel & Restaurant Management from Michigan State University , Regional Marketing Manager for Westin Hotels and former Director of the Venezuelan Tourism Association . John was Editor & Publisher of What’s Happening Calendars of California & leader of the famous Marin Moonshiners Hiking Club that was featured on CBS Television, Eye on the Bay. See him in action on YouTube/Marin Moonshiners. Presently John is the Leader of the “War Against Litter” campaign in Jalisco, Mexico.

Margaret  lives in Fairfax, California. She has a PhD.  in Psychology from the University of Wyoming & was a psychologist for the Marin County Office of Education for many years. She has traveled extensively throughout Europe, Asia & Latin America.

Call us if you have any questions. 415-331-0100 USA or 388-105-0786 Mexico