Sunday July 21 2019

Section of the original 'tila" image of he Virgin of Guadalupe
 December 12th celebrates Dia de Guadalupe, a legendary event that bonded the people of Mexico, and much of the native New World peoples and the Catholic Church in the days of the Spanish...
A hurricane survival kit is a good thing to assemble well before a storm strikes
We took the official National Hurricane Center's recommended survival kit and added some Insider humor. We have a preparedness video from our friends at West Coast Global Insurance too.• Water -...
 Most fishermen in the southwest are familiar with Baja California, which boasts an abundance of eco-systems and fish species, and many beautiful, remote locations. Now kayak anglers have a new...
Aerial view of the new Marina Escondido
Puerto Escondido is the gateway for boaters to the central Sea of Cortez. With dramatic mountain backdrops, great fishing, islands to explore and an abundance of anchorages to discover, the region has...
Danger to tourists in Mexico
 So you're think of traveling to Mexico but aren't quite sure about your security in the country. The US State Department regularly issues travel information on most countries and on August 22,...
Beautiful Bahia Balandra - A World Heritage Site just north of La Paz.
Bahia Balandra is a World Heritage Site and its untame beauty is one of the major attactions to the city. The famous Mushroom Rock, unofficial icon of the city of La Paz is located in the middle side...
The revolutionary leaders of 1910 including Pancho Villa (#10), Francisco Madero (#5) & José Venustiano Carranza Garza  (#3)
November 20th is Revolution Day in Mexico, and in 2018 it will be celebrated on November 19 to provide a 3 day puente weekend (puente = bridge for a three day weekend). The day commemorates the...
Swimming with Sea Lions at Los Islotes, north of La Paz
 Notice to CruisersAs 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 to local...
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...
February 5 – Celebrating the current constitution of Mexico adopted in 1917
This year Constitution Day falls on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 and like many nations, Mexico adjusts this holiday to the Monday or "Puente" or "bridge" day to make a three day weekend.Banks,...
Exquisit makeup and costuming graced the streets for the Parade on November 28
 Dia de los Muertos / The Day of the Dead, or more aptly, the Days of the Dead in Mexico, are celebrated the day after Halloween, November 1 and 2. All these two holidays have in common with...
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...
Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla and the Cry for Mexican Independence
 September 16th, “El Grito”, the Shout or Cry for Independence, is one of the most celebrated national holidays in Mexico. This year, 2018 celebrates the 208th anniversary of the Mexican...
Golfers don’t just visit the Baja, they fall in love with it! Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula is a vacation paradise offering some of the world’s best golfing. From the California border to the...
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...
Poinsettas- Flor de Nochebuena
 The Poinsettia with its star-shaped green leaves that turn into a deep red flower at the top has several names and a very interesting history and legend. Euphorbia pulcherrima (literally...
Scuba diving in the Sea of Cortez, Aquarium to the World
Late-Summer and through late November provide some of the most phenomenal diving to be found worldwide, right here in the Sea of Cortez. Enjoy a first-hand story of playing with sea lions, chasing...
Whale sharks are the ocean's largest fish and frequent a number of locations in the Sea of Cortez
Whale sharks - the largest fish in the ocean and return every winter to the waters of the Bay of La Paz. Swimming with these gentle giants can be the perfect end to a dive trip or island outing....
Tijuana Airport new Cross Border Xpress pedestrian bridge
The new Cross Border Xpress (CBX) pedestrian bridge connecting the Tijuana Airport (TIJ) with the U.S. opened December 2, 2015. This new border crossing is the creation of Ralph Nieder and is a...
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