Friday February 21 2020

Avalon Awaits! Not the island off the coast of California, for that certainly is a counterfeit paradise or, at least, one lost, but like to the mythical paradise of Arthurian legend, The Sea of Cortez will not wait.Come sail the Sea of Cortez, "aquarium to the world" and one of the rare places where you can awake in your own private bahia. Having... Read more...
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 Every year, following the rains, it is important to clear your property of standing water and drain puddles. The cities usually issue a small packet of chemicals to sanitize tanaco (water cisterns) to prevent the spread of the disease. Dengue usually runs in 7-year cycles. In recent years, has become a major international public health... Read more...
 December 12th celebrates Dia de Guadalupe, a legendary event that bonded the people of Mexico, and much of the native New World peoples and the Catholic Church in the days of the Spanish conquest.The Virgin of Guadalupe is the most famous and celebrated of all saints and she is also known as the “Virgen Morena” and is the patron saint of... Read more...
I was first introduced to it while I was involved with a local expat organization where we celebrated King's Day on January 6th when someone brought a Rosca de Reyes into the festivities to share with the group. A Rosca de Reyes, (Spiral of Kings) is a kind of a sweet bread with figurines hidden inside. I asked what the figurines were for as they... Read more...
This year Constitution Day falls on Wednesday, February 5, 2020, and like many nations, Mexico adjusts this holiday to the Monday or "Puente" or "bridge" day to make a three day weekend. Banks, government offices, schools, and many businesses will be closed and celebratory parades will be held in many cities on Monday, February 3rd. Major... Read more...
 Dia de los Muertos / The Day of the Dead, or more aptly, the Days of the Dead in Mexico, are celebrated the day after Halloween, November 1 and 2. All these two holidays have in common with Halloween is proximity on the calendar and the sharing of a skeleton or two.The year 2018 brought a marketing push to make Day of the Dead a holiday of... Read more...
January 6th, the Day of the Kings, Twelfth Night and the Twelve Day of Christmas all culminate in a celebration in Mexico known as Dia de Los Reyes. The event in the Catholic Church in Mexico celebrates the traditional arrival of the three kings bearing gifts for the baby Jesus in Bethlehem. The standardization to the Gregorian calendar has left... Read more...
Take a scuba diving trip in the Sea of Cortez that is one in a million experience to some of the best scuba diving in the world! Well it was my 40th last Saturday so I decided my B-day present to myself would be a dive at a place called "El Bajo" hopefully to see some hammerhead sharks which the place is world famous for. This is one of the... Read more...
If you’ve ever visited Cabo San Lucas, or even seen pictures of the city, you’re no doubt familiar with the famous Los Arcos (the Arches) that stand majestically at the tip of the Baja Peninsula on a finger of rock and sand known as Land’s End. This area is easily accessible by the many pangas and glass bottom boats that fill the Cabo marina and... Read more...

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