Tuesday July 07 2020

Happy Birthday is said in Spanish as Feliz Cumpleanos which means literally “Happy Completed Years”! Which if you think of it is a much more positive way of looking at getting older. In fact Mexicans do look at how many years you have completed and not how old you are! That shows much greater respect for the elderly people as they realize they... Read more...
Everyday more and more foreigners, people from the U.S., Canada, Asia and Europe, have found Mexico to be an ideal location for healthy retirement. Others have come to Mexico as a result of job transfers. Others still, taking advantage of electronic and wireless communications, seek out delightful areas in which to live and work from their in-home... Read more...
Nobody wants to lose a pet, much less while traveling. We recently lost our dog while hiking near our home in Ensenada. We searched for three heartbreaking weeks before finding her. Our story has a happy ending but one statistic we read said that about 80% of dogs lost are never recovered. We know how upsetting this experience is so we’d like... Read more...
Fishing Charters in the Cedros Islands just a few hours drive away or a short flight. But the fishing takes you back in history. We were able to put together more than 9 fishing trips during this fishing season, from May to October, and I am happy to say that the presence of fish has been abundant and reliable with excellent catches every trip... Read more...
A lot of visitors to Mexico come to enjoy the world famous fishing offered by the Sea of Cortez and Pacific Ocean. Los Cabos is known as the spot were more billfish like Marlin, Sailfish and even Swordfish are taken than anywhere else in the world.Many tourists who come down to fish just go out for a day or two and are unaware that there are... Read more...
By the light of the Silvery Moon is more than just a Doris Day movie or a song from 1902, it is an adventure in sailing on the Sea of Cortez. Full moon sailing is one of the reasons I love recreational boating in the Sea of Cortez. The full moon illuminates even the most secluded coves for navigation. After a few minute away from the light... Read more...
Underwater art, decorated by nature provides an artificial reef and a way to help rebuild the environment of the Sea of Cortez. A movie has been made about the artist, the project and the construction of this unique undertaking.A unique experiment in combining art and environmental conservation is taking place in the Bay of La Paz. Garden in the... Read more...
Critically Endangered Leatherbacks nest on the shores of Todos Santos, but due to low sand temperatures in this region, their eggs will not develop. For this reason, Tortugueros Las Playitas A.C. builds an incubation greenhouse every year to elevate the sand temperature. Then, the Leatherback nests are moved inside where they incubate successfully... Read more...
 Ten very well behaved young children, ages 3 to12, had just spent the day aboard ORION on a cruise to Puerto Balandra.  They had  an afternoon of playing, splashing and swimming from ORION at anchor and the sandy beach of the north shore.Back at our slip at Marina Palmira, I was down on the dock tying lines and re-connecting to... Read more...
 The Deputy Director of the Biosphere Reserve Sierra de la Laguna in Baja California South,  Victor Anguiano , reported that a rare pair of Golden Eagles has successfully produced fledglings. It is estimated that there are only about 150 pairs of this bird in Mexico."We have seen in the area of ​​the Biosphere Reserve... Read more...

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