House Sitting, Mexico, Pet sitting

House Sitting in Mexico (part 2)

We did a total of 6 house sits during our 5 months in Mexico (Oct 2018 – March 2019). Our previous post “House Sitting in Mexico part 1” covered our first three sits so this post will cover the other three we did in Puerto Vallarta, Patzcuaro and San Miguel de Allende.

Puerto Vallarta – Bubba and Carlye

Puerto Vallarta (also known as PV) is located on the Pacific Ocean on the west coast of Mexico. The climate here is generally very hot and humid however January (when we were there) is the best time to visit as the temperatures are always in the 20’s (Celsius) and the humidity decreases.

Having spent the previous 2½ months inland (at an elevation of 5,000ft) in the Lake Chapala area where the temperatures are lower and ‘chilly’ overnight, it was pleasing to experience warm days and evenings.

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House Sitting, Mexico, Pet sitting

House Sitting in Mexico (part 1)

Getting into the “spirit” of the Day of the Dead celebrations

Colourful festivals, music and horses ridden down the main street are just a few of our fondest memories of Mexico.  We spent 5 months there (Oct 2018 – March 2019) and during that time we completed six house sits and cared for 9 dogs, 4 cats and a herd of goats. The pets ranged in age from 5 months to 19 years. Like children, it’s hard to pick a favourite, we loved them all equally.

We sat in a variety of locations –  which allowed us to experience many, but not all, of the different cultures that make up Mexico.

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