Sunday November 29 2020

Below find a literal translation, with corrections, of the Mexican Temporary Import Regulations. In 2013 interpretation of these rules was confused by both the enforcing agents of Aduana, but also on the part of the cruisers. Painting your TIP numbers on the side of your hull is not necessary. In 2014 the rules were made simpler and the things... Read more...
The Consular Agency in San Jose del Cabo offers routine and emergency services for American Citizens visiting or residing in Baja California Sur.  The Consular Agency performs notarial services and receives applications for U.S. passports and Consular Reports of Birth Abroad.Please note that the Consular Agency is unable to provide any visa-... Read more...
In 2012 both the Cabo San Lucas consular agent office and the US Consulate in Tijuana changed locations. Here is the latest information on both offices and maps on how to find them. Both offices have move to locations outside the city area and both are more difficult to locate. Know that the office is Los Cabos is an Agent office and does not... Read more...
In 2012 both the Cabo San Lucas consular agent office and the US Consulate in Tijuana changed locations. Here is the latest information on both offices and maps on how to find them. Both offices have move to locations outside the city area and both are more difficult to locate. Know that the office is Los Cabos is an Agent office and does not... Read more...
 NOTE: ALL THE NATIONAL PARKS OF MEXICO WERE CLOSED APRIL 15 AS A RESULT OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMICTHE VAST MAJORITY OF THE ISLANDS IN THE SEA OF CORTEZ ARE PART OF THE NATIONAL PARK SYSTEM. THE ISLANDS ARE CLOSED TO RECREATIONAL NAVIGATION.WE LOOK FORWARD TO THEM OPENING AGAIN SOON.Information for the Gulf of California Islands Flora and Fauna... Read more...
When we first came down to La Paz, I was sitting on the top deck of the Hotel we stayed in, looking over the Malecon (beach front) I saw this guy in a kayak moving at high speed (or so it seemed) across the bay in an orange kayak. It looked so smooth, with this incredible sunset behind him. My wish that night was a quiet secret in my mind, that I... Read more...
I’ve always wondered what they were talking about when I was told: “That’ll happen ‘once in a Blue moon”. Then I heard that we were going to see one on March 31, 2018! A blue moon? Are you telling me that I’m going to see the Moon turn blue? I’ve seen eclipses and other phenomena, but this I have to see!! It’s not that a full moon rising over the... Read more...
A Factura is a legal receipt given for goods and services in Mexico that can be used for business expenses or for deductions in Mexico businesses. The receipts you receive from most vendors are not facturas but “Nota De Remission” (a simple receipt). You must generally ask for and or go to a special office, window (caja) or cashier to receive the... Read more...
The following is a reprint of the synopsis of the International Community Foundation's Survey of retired US citizens living in Mexico. The study sought to find how Americans live in Mexico, their expectations and reasons for living in Mexico. Since nearly 60% of Americans living in Mexico, live on the Baja peninsula this information is... Read more...

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