Puerto Vallarta: the good, the bad and the beautiful

Puerto Vallarta: the good, the bad and the beautifulHaving done travel writing for 30 years I've had my share of exotic, far-flung locales that were often in off-beat, hard-to-reach places. Sometimes the journey there was the best and most rewarding adventure. But there are other times when a winter-weary traveller wants to buy a package deal, hop on a charter flight, quickly get…