Our Journey on Carnival Cruise Line — Day 5, November 13, — Last Stop to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

EP McKnight, MEd
12 min readDec 3, 2019

Puerto Vallarta, the creme dela creme of all the ports. One word, “Splendid!” in every way. A must see!!!

Puerto Vallarta is a resort town on Mexico’s Pacific coast, in Jalisco state. It is known for its beaches, water sports and nightlife scene. Its cobblestone center is home to the ornate Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe church, boutique shops and a range of restaurants and bars. El Malecón is a beachside promenade with contemporary sculptures, as well as bars, lounges and nightclubs. Puerto Vallarta elevation was 23' and the weather normally 77 degrees with a population of 203,342 plus.

As we sailed the seas all was so peaceful. scenic and beautiful. We were now savoring all the wonderful events we had digested before sailing to Puerto Vallarta. Even the ocean was in a calm state of mind and this made for an effortless cruise, no holding onto rails or chairs to remain standing. There was no rocking back and forth over the seas, just sailing smoothly like in a car.

With much delight we were now half way through our cruise, no more withdrawals from not having a cellphone or internet access. After my subconscious got over the shock of being without, all was childlike, pure unadulterated and interrupted fun every single day of travailing the seas. I must admit in the beginning not using my cell or the internet, I felt a bit naked and lost without the connection to my world across the seas. This nakedness allowed us to live in the moment and cast all our cares not aboard the ship aside for the time being.

Arrival to Puerto Vallarta for the most anticipated of all the excursions off the ship. Mainly, because we had carefully selected a particular excursion to venture onto because of it’s advertisement pertaining to it’s uniqueness and composition, being on a remote island with performers. This was going to be an outdoor event and the weather was predicted to be…

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EP McKnight, MEd

Actress, Stage playwright, Author, Motivational Speaker, Teacher Fitness Coach. www.epmcknight.wixsite.epfitspiration Follow me: Tiktok, imdb.me/epmcknight