Wednesday September 28 2022

Cruisers take time to rescue this unique creature in the Sea of Cortez, a Dwarf Sperm Whale mother and baby. La Paz welcomed some unusual tourists last week. Like many they were headed up the coast and stopped in longer than they had expected to.  But though this mother and baby were breathing the same air as us, they shared the habitat of... Read more...
So you are planning a vacation to Mexico? There is more to Los Cabos than many people realize and you will want to consider and there are plenty of reasons why Los Cabos is now the #1 tourist destination on the west coast of Mexico. There is just about something to please everyone. Whether you are into luxury, eco-travel or a mixture of both,... Read more...
Here is a very interesting graphic estimating the relative risk of exposure to COVID-19. Of course there are a lot of variables, like was everyone wearing a mask at the family gathering? The Texas Medical association posted this list of various activities and the risk of exposure to COVID-18
 There are many marks in time that define your "Baja-ness" here at the tip of the peninsula. Were you here when the ATV paraded through the streets of Cabo? Do you remember the two lane road from Cabo to La Paz and what is your near death adventure? Or do you remember SundayBrunch at Los Arcos in La Paz? But one of the most recent, and... Read more...
 Everyday more and more foreigners, including people from the U.S., Canada, Asia and Europe, are acquiring Mexican property for rentals and enjoyment. The market for rentals is huge, but you have to do it right.Many newcomers prefer to rent or lease a house or an apartment while they shop for the ideal location and home for purchase.... Read more...
International Community Foundation Releases Findings on the Greening of U.S. Retirement Destinations in Mexican Coastal Communities The International Community Foundation released the report entitled “The Greening of U.S. Retirement Destinations in Mexico: Emerging Issues and Trends in Coastal Communities” analyzing environmentally-specific... Read more...
  The Immigration Service of Mexico has announced that it will be required to present a valid passport of your home nation for pedestrians entering Mexico at San Ysidro. We have also had first-hand reports from readers who have been asked to present a valid passport at the southbound entrance at San Ysidro, CA. The passport checks... Read more...
Bahia Balandra is a World Heritage Site and its untamed beauty is one of the major attractions to the city. The famous Mushroom Rock, unofficial icon of the city of La Paz, is located in the middle side of the northern portion of the bay. The public beaches in Balandra have no facilities and until recently vendors were not permitted at the parking... Read more...
 November 20th is Revolution Day in Mexico, and in 2021 it will be celebrated on November 15 to provide a 3 day puente weekend (puente = bridge for a three day weekend). The day commemorates the beginning of the Mexican revolution that ran from 1910 to 1920. The revolution was begun by the armed struggle against dictator/president José de la... Read more...
 The Mushroom Rock in Bahia Balandra has long been the symbol of La Paz Appearing in postcards and countless photos. Sometime in the winter of 2005 the rock was discovered toppled from its location by local residents. When the rock fell, the La Paz business community came to its rescue. Repaired once in 2005, in 2021 the rock... Read more...

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