Sunday February 05 2023

 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... Read more...
 This year Constitution Day falls on Sunday, February 5, 2023. Like many nations, Mexico adjusted this holiday to Monday, February 6, or "Puente" or "bridge" day, to make a three-day weekend. Banks, government offices, schools, and many businesses will be closed. Día de la Constitución, or Mexican Constitution Day, is celebrated on... Read more...
 In 2020 many locations limited access to the cemeteries over the holiday to restrict group gatherings due to COVID-19. This year, in Baja Sur, The municipalities of La Paz and Cabo San Lucas will likely be under 'green' limitations and pantheons will be busy. Each year we encourage those looking for photo-ops (and it is worth seeing) do so... 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...
Recently, a member of the La Paz community was taken ill and required multiple blood transfusions in the recover process. Many of the folks in La Paz learned about the difficulties of attaining blood transfusions here in Mexico even when the need is life threatening. The community responded promptly and the community member is on the mend.But... Read more...
Three vehicles left Panama City Beach Fl headed to Cabo pulling a 34 ft boat 1 RV 1 box trailer 1 van... Read more...
The infamous Transpeninsular, Baja highway, Mex 1, has come a long way from its much heralded beginnings in 1973, a narrow thousand-mile long ribbon of asphalt with no shoulders, few pullouts, a handful of gasoline stations that could test even the most seasoned back country driver. Today, Mex 1 is still not the four-lane highway that many had... Read more...

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