I got to Puerto Vallarta for my destination wedding when it was already dark so I could barely see what was around me, but I knew one thing right from the getgo – once I stepped into the hot and humid air outside of the airport I realized I loved this place. Fo real. I felt like I was bathing in the air and it felt so good…I did a bit of a research before I came so when one of the taxi drivers offered a ride to the hotel I knew I wasn’t overpaying. Plus I got a little bit of a tour on the way to me destination…heehee.:)

Me: How far is the hotel?
Taxi Driver: 10 mexican minutes away, senorita! /how cute is that?! 10 mexican minutes! :))/

My amazing bride Kaytlin met me at the lobby and we had a late supper with her and her friend – good times, good food…:)

This was the view from my room when I woke up in the morning…GORGEOUS!!
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I actually ventured to the local Walmart as there was a flee market nearby, I wanted to check out local goods. And yes, I walked to Walmart aka risked being run over by crazy drivers (which reminded me of Russia a little, nostalgia!)…:) It was lots of fun to walk though as I did see more than if I was going on the bus or in a cab, for sure.

Calgary Wedding Photographer,Svetlana Yanova,Destination Wedding Photographer,Mexico,Puerto Vallarta,Puerto Vallarta photos

Calgary Wedding Photographer,Svetlana Yanova,Destination Wedding Photographer,Mexico,Puerto Vallarta,Puerto Vallarta photos

Calgary Wedding Photographer,Svetlana Yanova,Destination Wedding Photographer,Mexico,Puerto Vallarta,Puerto Vallarta photos

Calgary Wedding Photographer,Svetlana Yanova,Destination Wedding Photographer,Mexico,Puerto Vallarta,Puerto Vallarta photos

Calgary Wedding Photographer,Svetlana Yanova,Destination Wedding Photographer,Mexico,Puerto Vallarta,Puerto Vallarta photos

Calgary Wedding Photographer,Svetlana Yanova,Destination Wedding Photographer,Mexico,Puerto Vallarta,Puerto Vallarta photos

Calgary Wedding Photographer,Svetlana Yanova,Destination Wedding Photographer,Mexico,Puerto Vallarta,Puerto Vallarta photos

Calgary Wedding Photographer,Svetlana Yanova,Destination Wedding Photographer,Mexico,Puerto Vallarta,Puerto Vallarta photos

Calgary Wedding Photographer,Svetlana Yanova,Destination Wedding Photographer,Mexico,Puerto Vallarta,Puerto Vallarta photos

Calgary Wedding Photographer,Svetlana Yanova,Destination Wedding Photographer,Mexico,Puerto Vallarta,Puerto Vallarta photos

I did take the bus on the way back for the sake of the experience..:)

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So I met someone special on the beach…:)

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The ocean view from my room…awww:

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Yeah yeah I’m lame, I take pictures of myself in the mirror plus this is how I look without make up :)):

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This trip was so good, I met so many nice people, all I can say is wow!!

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  1. Hope Walls reply

    Looks like you had a fantastic time! Looking forward to seeing more!

  2. Svetlana Yanova reply

    Thanks Hope!! I did have an amazing time and will be posting pics from my portrait session with the bride very soon! 🙂

  3. Joelene reply

    What a wonderful experience! It looks like it was amazing.I can't wait to see the wedding pictures!

  4. Anonymous reply

    Wow, wow, wow. I really love the cobblestone shot. You've come such a long way in your photography and I think your stuff is amazing. I am your biggest fan! xoxox Tricia

  5. Art Yochim Photograp reply

    Nice shots. I got a chuckle out of the crossing light. It looked like an icon of a sprinter. Does this say something about the drivers?

  6. Jeff reply

    ooohhh nice. Beautiful down there and sounds like you had a lot of fun. I know what you mean about bathing in the air…

  7. Svetlana Yanova reply

    Thank you!! :))) The first thing I told my hubby after I got off the plane "We gotta go there!"…:) lol so now I'm waiting..:)))

  8. Svetlana Yanova reply

    Oh and the drivers are CRAZY, just like in Russia…haha so it kinda felt like home. 🙂

  9. Anonymous reply

    Светочка, молодец! Умница! Очень понравилось!

  10. Anonymous reply

    Sveta, Sveta, Sveta…Love them all. The cobblestone one and the old VW picture are amaizing!!!Alexey.

  11. Svetlana Yanova reply

    awww thanks honey! :))

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