Sunday February 05 2023

 
 

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...
37' Hunter Cherubini Cutter underway in the Sea of Cortez
This classic well maintained 1980 Hunter Cherubini Cutter is cruise ready in the Sea of Cortez. Rugged construction and quick under sail, the perfect Sea of Cortez Cruiser or weekend adventurer. Our...
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...
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...
Bercovich Boat Works offers railway services to 160 tons.
 La Paz was the premier boating destination in the Sea of Cortez when Cabo San Lucas was just a bunch of fish camps on the beach with a tuna factory at the head of the anchorage. Today La Paz...
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...
1992 Gulf Craft 38' This boat is in excellent condition, owned by the boatyard. It has twin Volvo Penta 6 cyl diesels.$76,000USD
 The Sea of Cortez is one of the great winter cruising grounds in North America and Bercovich Boat Works has the sailboat and power boat opportunities to get you out on the water for less.Fall...
Scuba diving peaks in late summer and remains clear well into December
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...
Isla Espiritu Santos from the air looking back over the Bay of La Paz
Once upon a time, long, long before the first footprint appeared on a beach on the Baja California peninsula, in fact, long before there was a beach upon which a footprint could appear, a cataclysm...
Color enhanced satellite image of Cat 3 Hurricane Odile hours before making landfall
Unfortunately, we needed to amend this article a little, after the passage of Hurricane Odile. Odile was the most powerful hurricane to ever make landfall in Baja, and the most powerful to affect La...
Two of the Garden in the Sea art panels shortly after installation, already with new residents
Underwater art, decorated by nature provides an artificial reef and a way to help rebuild the environment of the Sea of Cortez. A movie has been made about the artist, the project and the...
Giving Shelter Kids their day in the sun in Bajia Balandra
 Ten very well behaved young children, ages 3 to12, had just spent the day aboard ORION on a cruise to Puerto Balandra.  They had  an afternoon of playing, splashing and swimming from...
A few of the 131,800 Suntech solar panels at the La Paz Aura 1 Solar facility
Latin American's largest solar photovoltaic energy project is now cranking out the kilowatts in La Paz. The Aura Solar I installation, near the La Paz airport, now generates nearly 62% of La Paz's...
The struggling Shoppes at La Paz are the most recent contribution to upscale shopping in La Paz
Discovering La Paz as a wonderful place to call home more than 13 years ago this month I wanted to take another look back at the changes and provides the tips on living in Baja California Sur. With...
Map of La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico
La Paz is the capital city of the Mexican state of Baja California Sur and an important regional commercial center. The city had a 2010 census population of 215,178 people, but its metropolitan...
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...
Royal Court of Carnaval Mazatlan 1927
Carnaval La Paz seems to many of the residents and long time visitors to be an eternal event to celebrate spring, an institution in the community. But in 2013 we almost saw the end of the annual...
Cruisers take time to rescue this unique creature in the Sea of Cortez, a Dwarf Sperm Whale mother and baby. La Paz welcomed some unusual tourists last week. Like many they were headed up the...
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...
Swimming with Sea Lions at Los Islotes, north of La Paz
 Notice to CruisersAs of November 2017 private vessels can no longer disembark swimmers at Los Islotes, El Refugio or Roca Lobos. A limited number of annual permits are now issued to local...
The Coromuel Winds in the Bay of La Paz harken back to pirate times
Almost every evening the wind blows from the SSW during the spring and early summer in the Bay of La Paz Coromuel winds area a welcome and unique phenomenon of the La Paz area. These south-to-south...
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...
Whale sharks are the ocean's largest fish and frequent a number of locations in the Sea of Cortez
From early winter until late spring, the whale sharks can be found feeding in the rich waters of the Sea of Cortez and in the Bay of La Paz in Baja California Sur. Whale Watching Season is Dec 1...

Subscribe to La Paz

All content and images
©2003-2020 BajaInsider.com
The Original Online Magazine fore Traveling & Living in Baja

About the BajaInsider