Sunday September 15 2019

 This was my first visit to Puerto Adolfo Lopez Mateos in Baja California Sur. Puerto Lopez Mateo is one of the major winter calving sites of the California Grey whales and a part of a larger ecosystem of some 300 km including Bahia Magdalena and a series of lagoons north of the bay extending to Laguna Ojo de Liebre (Scammon's Lagoon) near... Read more...
I’ve always wondered what they were talking about when I was told: “That’ll happen ‘once in a Blue moon”. Then I heard that we were going to see one on March 31, 2018! A blue moon? Are you telling me that I’m going to see the Moon turn blue? I’ve seen eclipses and other phenomena, but this I have to see!! It’s not that a full moon rising over the... Read more...
A Factura is a legal receipt given for goods and services in Mexico that can be used for business expenses or for deductions in Mexico businesses. The receipts you receive from most vendors are not facturas but “Nota De Remission” (a simple receipt). You must generally ask for and or go to a special office, window (caja) or cashier to receive the... Read more...
The following is a reprint of the synopsis of the International Community Foundation's Survey of retired US citizens living in Mexico. The study sought to find how Americans live in Mexico, their expectations and reasons for living in Mexico. Since nearly 60% of Americans living in Mexico, live on the Baja peninsula this information is... Read more...
October 17 marks the statistical end of the Baja Tropical Cyclone Season, but we can never count on Mother Nature to be aware of the statistics. No named level system has made landfall on the Baja peninsula after October 17, since the NHC began compiling records for the Eastern Pacific in 1948. Although the weather may have cooled across the... Read more...
 On November 15, 2016, the state legislature of Baja California Sur approved a plan of  implementation of a $350 peso per person tax on tourists spending more than 24hrs in the state. The plan is to provide additional funding for infrastructure improvements that will not only benefit the visitors to Baja California Sur but local... Read more...

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