Wednesday June 03 2020

 This is a synopisis translation on the fly from the address to the people of Baja California Sur from Governor Carlos Mendoza Davis regarding state and personal measures to minumize the effect of the Covid-19 virus on the population of the state. . It is neither literal or perfect, but gets the message across to non-spanish speakers of the... Read more...
Cruising Baja California can be a wonderful experience. Owning a cruising guide or two can be an invaluable resource on your boat during your travels. On the Pacific side, a rugged coastline and a handful of anchorages hide some of the most isolated parts of the peninsula. The inside of Baja offers hundreds of unique and beautiful anchorages along... Read more...
Avalon Awaits! Not the island off the coast of California, for that certainly is a counterfeit paradise or, at least, one lost, but like to the mythical paradise of Arthurian legend, The Sea of Cortez will not wait.Come sail the Sea of Cortez, "aquarium to the world" and one of the rare places where you can awake in your own private bahia. Having... Read more...
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 Updated Tuesday, June 2, 2020, Today is the last day we will be publishing the state statistics as the discrepancy between federal and state reported cases have grown to more than 101 cases in Baja California Sur, rendering any trackable statistics and our postings thereof, useless.  According to the Federal numbers, the new cases... Read more...
 Every year, following the rains, it is important to clear your property of standing water and drain puddles. The cities usually issue a small packet of chemicals to sanitize tanaco (water cisterns) to prevent the spread of the disease. Dengue usually runs in 7-year cycles. In recent years, has become a major international public health... Read more...
 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 they... Read more...
This year Constitution Day falls on Wednesday, February 5, 2020, and like many nations, Mexico adjusts this holiday to the Monday or "Puente" or "bridge" day to make a three day weekend. Banks, government offices, schools, and many businesses will be closed and celebratory parades will be held in many cities on Monday, February 3rd. Major... Read more...
 Dia de los Muertos / The Day of the Dead, or more aptly, the Days of the Dead in Mexico, are celebrated the day after Halloween, November 1 and 2. All these two holidays have in common with Halloween is proximity on the calendar and the sharing of a skeleton or two.The year 2018 brought a marketing push to make Day of the Dead a holiday of... Read more...

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