Bump! Mexico Mexico City, Puerto Vallarta, Cancun
Our visit to the largest city in the world begins at the foot of a monument devoted to the end of discrimination. Then, Gerry Espinosa owner of café BGay BProud introduces Charlie to the Zona Rosa, the city's gay-friendly area, and we meet Paulina Gomez lesbian author and councilor. Charlie then visits an Aztec pyramid in the heart of Mexico City and makes his way to one of a kind fashion designer Ernesto Herandez' for a little shopping. No trip to Mexico City is complete without a visit to the house of one of Mexico's most famous painter Frida Kahlo. Then it's off to El Armario Abierto, a gay bookstore, to do a little "research". At night, Charlie visits the city's most famous drag queen Tito Vasconcelos at CabaréTito, arm wrestles at Arts Bar, goes dancing at Lipstick, Boy Bar, and the hottest club in town - Living.
Bump say " Hola!"to Puerto Vallarta, the gay paradise on the Mexican Riviera. After a big gay welcome from Mayor Diana DeCost Charlie makes a beeline for the legendary;"Blue Chairs"gay beach where he checks out... errr... swimwear on hottie sun worshippers. From there Charlie explores all things gay, Boanna horseback trail rides, Paco's Paradise, an island gay resort with the only nude beach in Puerto Vallarta, fashion-forward store Bye Curious, and popular gay-owned restaurants Chilies and El Arrayun, before tackling Puerto Vallarta's celebrated nightlife including Palm Bar, hot dance club Manana, and three floors of fun at Paco Paco.
Cancun is a luxurious, tropical, gay-friendly destination which boasts the perfect mix of tourist attractions and local Mexican culture. Jose Luis Soto, Cancun's tourism expert, introduces Charlie to the hottest beach - Playa del Carmen. After a sun-filled day, Charlie visits Leda Gamboa Rojas' El Rincón del Vino where he enjoys some of the restaurant's 180 labels of wine from both local and international vineyards.