Friday September 24 2021

 
 

The 200 ton monster travel lift awaits the completion of the concrete piers
 The marine industry in La Paz will take another big step in modernization this fall as Navales Servicos La Paz S.A. de CV brings into service their 200 ton Travel Lift. The new facilities will...
COVID-19 Alert Status in Baja California Sur
Updated Sept 8 2021 The municipality of La Paz and Los Cabos have moved to level two Beaches will have increased occupancy to 60%, alcohol sales will be permittied until 12PM, a liberalization...
COVID-19 Testing Requirements for Entering the US and Canada by Air
 For the United StatesThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding the requirement for a negative COVID-19 test to ALL air passengers entering the United States.  Masks or a...
Wearing a Mask and observing health protocoles is the LAW in BCS.
 June 27, 2021 The pandemic has hit a third wave in Baja California Sur, particularly in Los Cabos, closely followed by La Paz. Los Cabos currently has a record high number of active cases and...
The Sea of Cortez remains deliciously warm into November
 UPDATED 07/11/21 The third wave of COVID-19 has proven the worst for Baja California Sur, with the tourist destination of Los Cabos being hit the worst. The municipality has surpassed active...
 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.” ...
COVID-19 Risk Assessment Chart from the Texas Medical Association
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...
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...
The Baja California Sur Traffic Light System of Alert is at Level 5 Statewide.
Updated 07/13/21 The southern peninsula state of Baja California Sur instituted its own system of evaluation of the COVID-19. The state endured Level 6 in the Spring of 2020, the most severe...
NHC 5 Day Outlook Eastern Pacific
09/09/21 6AM MDT Olaf is forecast to strengthen to a hurricane later today and then pass very near or over the southern portion of Baja California Sur tonight and on Friday. Tropical storm conditions...
Information on the COVID-19 Virus
 One of the concerns amongst health officials has been as the COVID-19 virus moves through an increasing number of people it has the opportunity to evolve. The 1918 Spanish Flu (Kansas Flu) is...
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...
Several Canadian airlines suspend flights to Mexico and Canada through April 30.
 Canada has introduced a mandatory supervised quarantine in mandated hotels and many Canadian airlines have agreed to suspend flights to Mexico and the Caribbean effective Sunday, January 31,...
The Governor of Baja California Sur Addresses Reopening
 Here is a translation synopsis of the address to the pubic via social media Governor Carlos Mendoza Davis released May 18, 2020. He stressed that all the measurable statistics of the COVID-19...
Breakfast Rellenos Recipe
 Here is an original recipe for Tropical Breakfast Rellenos from Cooking with Baja Magic Dos, by Ann HazardBrad and Diane from Washington, who are friends of Nina and John, spent a week at the...
The new $500 peso note is the first of a family of new bills to be issued by the Bank of Mexico in coming months.
 In 2018-2019 the Bank of Mexico will be introducing into circulation of the new family of banknotes, the first of which was the denomination of 500 pesos, and will be available through the...
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...
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...
Only a rare few tropical cyclones have threatened the peninsula after October 10
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...

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