Discover Puerto Vallarta From the Air. Paramotoring Over Puerto Vallarta with Dan Dimov

Dan Dimov is a Wedding Photographer in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. He Talks about his other love, Paramotoring. He teaches Travelers how to Parasail in Puerto Vallarta. Tandem flying as well as lessons. Dan combines his photography talents with his love of flight. Watch videos of Dan Dimov flying over Puerto Vallarta, and San Pancho, Mexico.

Dan Dimov, Puerto Vallarta


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Hello fellow travelers, welcome this episode of the Puerto Vallarta Travel show. I am your host Barry Kessler and I am just so happy to be introducing you to my favorite vacation destination, and maybe even yours, Puerto Vallarta Mexico. That music you were just listening to is performed by Alberto Perez, the owner of the La Palapa Group of Restaurants. Those are La Palapa, The El Dorado Restaurant, and at night for dinner The El Dorado transforms into the ever so romantic Vista Grill with those dramatic views of the Los Muertos Pier all lit up at night in beautiful colors. Of course, at La Palapa you can enjoy that same view of the Los Muertos Pier all day long for breakfast, lunch or dinner, seated with your toes in the sand right at the water’s edge. It’s so romantic, it’s so Puerto Vallarta my friends!

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This week I have a very special guest, he is Dan Dimov, and Dan is a wedding photographer and he flies around Puerto Vallarta using a Paramotor, but first, what’s happening in Puerto Vallarta this week, the 28th of December 2017.

Today, December 28 is actually Mexico’s equivalent of April Fools Day. It’s called Dia Los Santos Inocentes, and on this day, do not, I repeat, do not lend anything to anyone in Mexico. It’s said that on this day, the 28th of December, one can borrow something, and not have to return it. In fact, in the 19th century, elaborate schemes were concocted to get those who were not aware of the date to lend them things on this day. So, remember, this day folks. If successful, the victorious prankster would send a note to the lender and a gift of sweets or small toys in memory of the children killed by Herod with the note saying, “Innocent little dove who allowed yourself to be deceived, knowing that on this day, nothing should be lent.” The tradition developed into a day of pranks in general. By the way, it even includes newspapers printing false wild stories on that day. Hey, wait, don’t they do that everyday?  Yet I digress. This special practice is also celebrated online as well in recent years. Ha, No Duh!

In Puerto Vallarta, there are going to be two evenings of fireworks. The Mexican people really love fireworks and in Puerto Vallarta with the 2nd Festival de Pirotecnia Luminia, a world-class fireworks show on the 30th and 31st.

There will be concerts on the Malecon beginning at 7, and both the 30th and the 31st a huge firework exhibition that will blow you away. 20 minutes each night, plus, all of the hotels, the restaurants, the local neighborhood celebrations, wow, it is incredible. Given the fact that Puerto Vallarta is going to be at peak capacity for new years eve, it’s going to be quite a couple of days. If yo aren’t in Vallarta now, and you don’t have reservations…good luck.

I have links to the events on the Malecon in the show notes for this episode of the show.

Meet and Greet Jan 9

A couple of reminders,  I will have my microphones at JR’s Meet and Greet at Kelly’s Pour Favor Cookhouse and Saloon, on Tuesday January 9th at 5:30 in the afternoon. Stop by and tell us what the heck you are doing in paradise. And like I said last week, if you are a local Puerto Vallarta business, please stop in and give a pitch to our audience and as I’ve said before, we always have a great time at JR’s Meet and greet, so if you are going to be in town, stop in and let’s talk. If you are too shy, that’s okay. Just stop in and say hi.

Table in Front of Cuates y Cuetes

Also, I told you about my plan to set up my microphones on a table on the beach in front of Cuates y Cuetes, and inviting passersby to stop by, and talk about what they are doing in paradise. The date and time for that is Thursday January 4th at 2 PM.  So, if you are in town and want to say hello, I’ll buy you a beer, I’ll even order you some chips and guacamole if you will sit down with me and tell me what you are doing in paradise. Do you have a Puerto Vallarta Story you want to share with my listeners, I would like to hear it and so would all of my listeners too, so stop by and let’s talk. Hey, I’m offering Beer and Guack guys. It doesn’t get any better than that. Just sayin’.

Cuates y Cuetes Cam

So remember Thursday, January 4th at 2:00 PM till 4:00 in the afternoon. Come on down and let’s talk over some guac.

Next week, I will have a show, from Puerto Vallarta. I’m not really sure what it’s going to be, but stay tuned, I promise it will be a special podcast. I’ll do my best to get it out in time, but hey, cut me some slack, I’ll be working in Paradise.

Okay let’s get to our interview.

A couple of months ago, I told you about seeing a YouTube video of this guy, gliding around Puerto Vallarta on a motorized contraption, a parachute with a big fan on the back. And this guy was celebrating the solar eclipse and the beauty of Puerto Vallarta at the same time. He was full of enthusiasm and energy. His video intrigued me, so I contacted him, and asked if he would come on the show, and he agreed. His name is Dan Dimov, Dan the Flying Man.

Now for this particular episode, you are going to have to go to my website sometime after this interview to see what he does. I have links to his videos and some great pictures of our favorite place on Earth, Puerto Vallarta and the Bahia de Banderas. Just keep that in mind as we listen to Dan.

I tried to get together with him in October, but he was in Texas, and we just missed each other by a day.

I finally tracked Dan down in Germany for this interview, so let’s go to across the pond and the English Channel to boot right now, and talk with Dan Dimov The Birdman of Puerto Vallarta….


Thank you, Dan. I have the links to his websites in the show notes of the episode and the videos we talked about. How about that groom swooping in for the big I DO? Wow!

When Dan gets back into Vallarta he will let me know, and I will let you know. Maybe you will join him on a trip around the bay. Until then check out his videos and subscribe to his YouTube channel for updates when he gets back in town.

Well, that should do it for this episode of the Puerto Vallarta Travel Show, Next week stay tuned for more on the ground reports from Puerto Vallarta Mexico, with travel tips, great restaurant and excursion ideas and more.  Until then, remember, this is an interactive show where I depend on your questions and suggestions about all things Puerto Vallarta. If you think of something I should be talking about, please reach out to me by clicking on the Contact us tab and sending us your message.

And remember, if you are considering booking any type of tour while you are in Puerto Vallarta, you must go to, JR’s website and reserve your tour through him, right from his website. Remember the value for value proposition. His experience and on the ground knowledge of everything Puerto Vallarta in exchange for your making a purchase of a tour that you would do anyway, you’re just doing it through him as a way of saying thank you. It costs no more than if you were to use someone else so do it. Really. And when you do take one of these tours, email me about your experiences. Maybe you can come on-board and share with others what you liked or didn’t like about the tour. Again, contact me by clicking on the Contact us tab and sending off a message.


And once again, if you like this podcast, please take the time and subscribe and give me a good review on iTunes if you would. That way we can get the word out to more and more people about the magic of this place. Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Remember I made it easy for you to do just that with each episode I create. But if you haven’t been to my website, you really need to have a look there.  I have the links to the places we talk about, interesting pictures and the more all right there in my blog-posts and show-notes for each episode of the show so check them out for sure if you haven’t already all-right? All right.

So, thanks to Dan Dimov, Dan the flying man in Puerto Vallarta, check out his website . I link to it in the show notes,, and Thanks to all of you for listening all the way through this episode of the Puerto Vallarta Travel Show. This is Barry Kessler signing off with a wish for you all to slow down, be kind and live the Vallarta lifestyle. Nos Vemos amigos!

What We Talked About

Dan’s Favorite Restaurants
Seafood on the beach along the Malecon near the pier. Fresh fish and oysters from the fishermen
Anywhere in The Romantic Zone for Italian
Puerto Vallarta is Famous For Fresh Seafood
Brunch at Miramar
Brunch at Sheraton with pool day pass

Things to Do

Fly with him
Tour Marietta’s Islands
Boat to Las Animas
Hang out on the beach at Mismaloya and eat seafood
Walk the Malecon Evenings
Hike a trail in Conchas China’s from Grand Miramar
Cuale Island Flea Market
Pool Day Passes if you don’t have a hotel with a pool
Come during the high season for the best weather

Contact Dan Dimov


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