Monthly Archives: January 2019

2018 – THE YEAR THE WORLD TOOK NOTICE

In November Espiritu Santo National Park was named one of the best managed protected areas in the world by theICUN – the first ever in Mexico and only the second in all Latin America. This outstanding achievement, brought about by the combined efforts of government organizations, users of...

Last Chance Municipality of La Paz Property Tax Discounts

The City of La Paz has announced its property tax discount program for the month of January 2019. This temporary discount will run until January 31st, 2019. If you pay your 2019 property taxes before the end of the month, in one payment, you will...

Learning Mexican Food Culture

By Russ Ham There are many doors into Mexican culture — music, sports, religion, history, and more — but few offer such immediate gratification as food.  Working together to prepare a meal is an ancient human experience, and Bernardo Aguado Jiménez and Hilda Medina Vargas...

TIME TO TURN THE PAGE: ALLENDE BOOKS IS FOR SALE

TBC The owners of Allende Books, Kat and Bruce Bennett, have decided that, after more than ten successful years in business, it’s time to turn the page and start on the next chapter of their lives: retirement. Allende Books is for sale, but unless the...

Fundación Astra Teaches Nutrition with Games Abrapalabra-FANLAP

By Judy Peterson In the Summer 2018 issue of the Baja Citizen, you’ll find an article written by Susan Fogel with the title “Apoyo La Paz, A Free Health Clinic Opens in El Centenario.” Since the article was published, the name of the non-profit organization...

Chef Silvia Bernardini

By Russ Ham The Foodie Scene is exploding throughout the peninsula.  The restaurants and wineries of Tijuana and the Valle de Guadalupe get much of the attention.  But La Paz offers a growing abundance of fine dining, with the ascendance of established favorites like Tres...

Curious Minds Want to Know…La Paz Museum of Anthropology and Natural History

By Mary Anne Harmer ¨Curiosity is one of the great secrets of happiness.¨  Bryant H. McGill Many brain researchers and clinicians over the past decade state that curiosity, which leads to new learning, is one of the best ways to keep the brain young. A study...

Whale Watching Season Has Begun In Baja California Sur

The official whale watching season for Baja California Sur has begun! The season started on December 15, 2018 and ends on May 30, 2019. Populations of close to 2,000 are expected to arrive to the waters of Baja, the regional delegate of the National Commission...

NEW! BLUE DESERT AiRPORTER SERVICE IN LA PAZ

A new, locally owned ground transportation service began operations in La Paz on January 1st, 2019. Blue Desert Airporter began daily operations in the capital city of Baja California Sur to the San Jose Airport. Serving La Paz to the airport in San Jose del...