Sunday February 05 2023

 
 

Whale watching from la Paz can be the adventure of a lifetime.
 The warm, calm waters at La Paz attracts hundreds of whales during migrating season. During December through April, the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Cortez are filled with migrating whales that...
Masking in Public Closed Environments Returns to Baja California Sur
 Jamuary 20, 2023 The state health security committee has continued the mandatory use of limited facial masking in the state of Baja California Sur through the last week of January. Use of masks...
Police officers in the City of La Paz will be using 139 new body cams in 2023
 For those less familiar with the Mexican language, "mordida' means "to take a bite" and is the slang term for a bribe on any level. La Paz will implement police body cams in 2023 to increase...
Carnaval La Paz 2023 Peninsula of Joy
 Updated 01/25/23 After a two-year hiatus as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and post-pandemic civic financial woes, plans are in the works for a Carnaval La Paz, 2023. In 2023 Carnaval should...
One of the friendly Gray Whales of Baja close enough to touch (Ritchie)
 Gray whale watching season begins in early December and moves along the Pacific coast of the Baja peninsula and ends in early April as the whale return north. In the weeks in the...
The port of Pichilingue
  In nineteen years of our history, we have never taken opportunity to express our opinions as strongly as we will here. The plan to build a new commercial port in San Juan de la Costa...
Importation of your car under the Chocolate Program
  Mexico is making it easy to import your older (2016+) NAFTA manufactured car or light truck. By popular demand the program has been extended through March 31, 2023. Do no hesitate,...
Performers for the Main Stage of Carnaval La Paz 2023
 [[{"fid":"5760","view_mode":"full","fields":{"format":"full","alignment":"","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":"Jaidy Michel has been selected as Queen of Carnaval La Paz 2023","...
Swimming with Sea Lions at Los Islotes, north of La Paz
The Sea Lion Encounters in the Bay of La Paz are on again. Closed to all visitors from June 1 - Sept 1, this most popular of all La Paz activities cam again be visited. This includes snorkeling and...
Isla Espiritu Santos from the air looking back over the Bay of La Paz
 Information for the Gulf of California Islands Flora and Fauna Protected Area Marine Zone of Espiritu Santo Archipelago National Park.The Gulf of California Islands Flora and Fauna Protected...
Are Carnaval events an endangered species in Baja?
 Due to COVID-19 Carnaval La Paz, 2021 has been cancled. With the community already divided on the economic benefits of the event it may make it that much more difficult to resurect the event in...
Green desert north of Loreto, Baja California Sur
 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...
Homicide Rate in Baja California Sur Second Lowest in Mexico
 Amid all the bad news generated from the COVID-19 pandemic the Governor of Baja California Sur, Carlos Mendoza Davis announced the release of the 2019 crime statistics. Baja California Sur had...
The tranquil blue waters of the Sea of Cortez never seemed more inviting
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...
Huge Pacific wave rolls into the beach in Baja California Sur
 Baja California Sur has a great number of outstanding beaches with a variety of reasons to make a list of the best beaches in Mexico or even the world. A recent poll in USA Today had local...
The beaches of the Sea of Cortez attract sun worshipers from all over the world
Baja California Sur has a great number of outstanding beaches with a variety of reasons to make a list of the best beaches in Mexico or even the world. A recent poll in USA Today had local experts...
When is the best time of year to visit Baja California Sur?The southern state of the peninsula, Baja California Sur can be divided into three weather regions, the Pacific coastal region, the inland...
The Sea of Cortez remains deliciously warm into November
 As a year-round resident of Baja Sur, fall is my favorite time of year, so I'm getting ready for a little vacation.Usually by the second week of October the heat and humidity that limit the...
A mature Golden Eagles, fledglings have been spotted in the mountains of Baja California Sur
 The Deputy Director of the Biosphere Reserve Sierra de la Laguna in Baja California South,  Victor Anguiano , reported that a rare pair of Golden Eagles has...
Golf on the Baja Peninsula
Golf courses in Baja offer a wide spectrum of the sport with diversity equal to that of the magnificent peninsula and offer a golfer's paradise.Golf is one of the leading recreational activities in...
Could Los Cabos become Mexico's Tourist Pot Spot?
The discussion began with an off the cuff remark by the Federal Secretario de Turismo, Enrique de la Madrid Cordero and now has been put forward by the governor of the state of Baja California Sur,...
Map of the Baja California Peninsula of Mexico
The Baja California peninsula is in northwestern Mexico. Its land mass separates the Pacific Ocean from the Gulf of California / Sea of Cortez. The Baja California Peninsula extends 1,247...
Usage and anchorage areas of Isla Espiritu Santos in the Sea of Cortez
Rules and regulations for the use of Isla Espiritu Santos in the Sea of Cortez, just 32 miles north of La Paz. The map, expanded from the official SEMARNAT National Parks of Mexico informational...
Mule rain headed to supply backpackers in the Sierra Laguna mountains
 The Sierra de La Laguna is the mountain range located in Baja Sur south of La Paz and on southward towards Cabo San Lucas. It has been referred to as an island due to its isolation from the...
Huerta in San Pedro
Pescadero Baja California Sur is located about 8 kilometers south from Todos Santos which is about 75 kilometers south of La Paz the capital of Baja California Sur. It is about a 45 minute drive...
 On March 31, the same day BCS registered its first COVID-19 deaths, a group of volunteers comprised of marine biologists and medical personnel began a project they call “Pro Paramedicos.” ...
Mushroom Rock in Balandra at sunset today, restored to its position after the 2005 fall
 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...
With more than 2000 miles of ocean coastline there is certainly a slice of beach for every visitor
 Will this summer may be a time to explore the Baja Peninsula, hopefully, the hold of the Coronavirus will be gone by late summer. But with high levels of the virus remaining as of the end of...
Never too young to surf
Surfing which many people know started in Hawaii many, many years ago and was the sport of Kings. Since the 60's it had become very popular in California and worldwide. While in it's early years...
Hernán Cortés had a fearsome reputation with both the Indians and fellow Spaniards
Each year the City of La Paz, Baja California Sur, celebrates its founding by the famous (or infamous) explorer Hernan Cortez on May 3, 1535. But La Paz hasn't always been the capital of Baja...
Huge Pacific wave rolls into the beach in Baja California Sur
This article on water safety written by Jeep Hardinge; a surfer and Pescadero local, makes some great points on water safety. Please head the warnings and pass this on to anyone who might have an...
Zorro Falls in Baja California Sur
Santiago a small pueblo in Baja Sur with two great mountain areas to visit, Cañon de la Zorra (Fox Canyon) and Aguas Calientes (Hot Water (Springs) aera). Maps and directions on how to visit...

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