Thursday May 25 2017

With the changing of the Mexican Foreign Investment Law over the last few decades, many foreigners are now taking advantage of the opportunity to purchase real estate in Mexico. Homes and undeveloped land are being purchased at a rapidly increasing rate by citizens of the USA, Canada and other foreign countries. And with the ability to now obtain... Read more...
The Sea of Cortez is certainly my main attraction to living in Baja California Sur. And no time of year is better for recreation on the Sea than mid-October to late November. The summer heat breaks, the humidity drops dramatically and yet the waters of the Sea are still incredibly warm and inviting. Snorkeling and scuba diving in the Sea of Cortez... Read more...
 When people recall the biggest event in their favorite state in Mexico, it is often Carnaval that jumps to mind. Here in Baja, La Paz in Baja California Sur has the grandmother of the events, with Ensenada also maintaining an institutional event and now Loreto has added a Carnaval. People who have attended Carnaval think of it as an... Read more...
With millions of baby boomers reaching retirement age every day, the market for a lovely place to live with the security and services required is growing exponentially.   Many baby boomers no longer want the five bedroom home and quarter to half acre home in the suburbs.   Nor does the luxurious and prestigious home on the beach seem... Read more...
If you have an interest in Baja, get ready to come visit us as the summer heat is fading and the Sea of Cortez in beautiful for all kinds of recreation. From mid-October through the early part of December is my favorite time of year in Baja.For those of us that live here year round, the middle of October brings a break from the summer heat and... Read more...
While a Boojum may sound like a Dr. Seuss character. It is actually a very strange looking plant found almost exclusively in the Baja California peninsula. (click on picture left to expand) Godfrey Sykes a professor from the University of Arizona, who found the plant in 1922 gave it the common name of Boojum. Coining the name of the mythical... Read more...
A color AVN satellite view of the entire Baja peninsula animated and updated in 15 minute slices over the last 2.5 hrs. An excellent view to predict the weather in your part of Baja today.
Springtime is one of the most popular times for North Americans to travel to Baja California Sur. The weather is a welcome respite from the snow and cold of their home towns. Our sunny skies and welcoming beaches are enjoyed by tens of thousands of visitors between January and June.The early months are great for exploring the mountains of the... Read more...
Heading south from Guerrero Negro into Baja California Sur, Highway Mex 1 turns east towards the Sea of Cortez intersecting with a couple of roads westward to Bahia Tortuga and Punta Abreojos. The latter does have small and growing group of ex-pats that enjoy the simple rural Pacific side of life with great surfing, windsurfing, diving, fishing... Read more...
It’s hard to imagine traveling to Baja California without thinking of the Brown Pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis.  This ubiquitous seabird inhabits the entire coastline of Baja California and the Sea of Cortez (And other coastal areas in the Pacific and Caribbean) and is often seen flying in long elegant formations, with their wingtips just... Read more...

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