Sunday August 19 2018

An ancient Mezo-American practice the Temazcal
A Temazcal is a mud or brick dome-like construction and is used to house people while they undergo an ancient Aztec cleansing ritual. The intention of this is to balance the mind, body and spirit, ‘...
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...
Carnaval Ensenada 2018
Carnaval Ensenada will be held February 28- March 5, 2019 and the theme will be announced in the late fall of 2018. As rough as it has been for Carnaval La Paz, Carnaval Ensenada appears even...
Theme for Carnaval La Paz 2018
If all goes according to the usual scheduling around Fat Tuesday Carnaval La Paz will run from February 28 to March 5, 2019. Without a doubt Carnaval is the grandest event on the  La Paz social...
Three Kings
January 6th, the Day of the Kings, Twelfth Night and the Twelve Day of Christmas all culminate in a celebration in Mexico known as Dia de Los Reyes. The event in the Catholic Church in Mexico...
Author Sarah Markworth taking to the trail, horseback in Baja
Take a trip back in time and into the mountains of Baja California Sur by the only means to get there. On four hooves our author sees the back country of Baja California Sur as the original explores...
Kayaking the Colorado River Delta
From space the Colorado River Delta is the defining feature of the Baja California Peninsula.  It is a landscape created by a magnificent sea, a powerful river, and an active San Andreas fault: ...
Kayaking on the Sea of Cortez
Quick, put the fish back in the water!” I yell to Bill. A Botox-lipped fish, called a Burrito Grunt, is flopping around at my feet, covered in sand, fighting for its life.A few minutes earlier, high...
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,...
Currency exchange - changing your dollars to pesos
 Since June of 2014, the pesos has been falling against the dollar, from a long time 12.5:1 exchange rate to crest a 21:1 exchange rate following the US elections in the second week of November...
Swimming with Sea Lions at Los Islotes, north of La Paz
  Notice to Cruisers As of November 2017 private vessels can no longer dispense swimmers at Los Islotes, El Refugio or Roca Lobos. A limited number of annual permits are now issued...
Street shopping in Cabo San Lucas
Shopping in Cabo or Mexico in general can really be an experience. Many of you who have already traveled deep into Mexico or just over the border have experienced the small trinket shops that sell...
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...
The Sea of Cortez offers a world of discovery for kayakers
When we first came down to La Paz, I was sitting on the top deck of the Hotel we stayed in, looking over the Malecon (beach front) I saw this guy in a kayak moving at high speed (or so it seemed)...
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