News by ‘BajaCitizen’

Are We In a Seller’s Market?

By Heather Borquez In my opinion and in the opinion of many of my colleagues, La Paz is in the beginnings of a mini boom, perhaps even a bit of a seller’s market.  Tourism is up, numbers are up, inventory of properties is down and...

12th Festival Artesanal El Triunfo

The 12th Festival Artesanal El Triunfo will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 24th. The annual exhibition and sale of handicrafts in the town of El Triunfo is a wonderful way to spend the afternoon in the quaint town just...

Balleno Morfas

The exhibition Balleno Morfas, a show of sculptures by artists Arturo Caballero, Francisco Camaño and Orso Angulo Campillo is on display now at the Centro Cultural La Paz, Av. 16 de septiembre on the corner of Belisario Domínguez.. Admission is free. Ballenas Morfas continues until...

FANLAP/Paraiso del Mar Golf Club Charity Golf Tournament

Paraiso del Mar Golf Club and the children’s charity, FANLAP, are holding a golf tournament to promote a scholarship program for children in La Paz on Saturday, March 2nd. Call 612 140 1391 and 612 105 3863 or e-mail golfclub@paraisodelmar.com for more information.

La Paz: Something for Everyone

By Victor Granados I have dedicated the last several years of my life to the service of tourism and in between hotels, airlines and restaurants and directly in the attention of visitors, I had been able to gain a certain perspective of what people thought...

The Vacation Rental Revolution: Real Estate in the Times of Shared Economy

By Anabelle Rossell Many years ago I asked my former boss, “Why does La Paz not have more flights coming into town?” I remember he replied, “It´s because the airlines say La Paz does not have enough hotels where to accommodate travelers. Therefore investors do...

Mindfulness in La Paz…Creating a Home of Zen

By Mary Anne Harmer ‘Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, very important for good health.’    Dali Lama  It’s about 7 a.m., it’s 60 degrees, and I’m sitting on the patio of my little casita in La Paz. Another moment of calm and Zen, far...

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...

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...

Carnaval La Paz 2019

Carnaval La Paz 2019 will take place on the malecon from February 28th to March 5, 2019. The traditional Carnaval parades are the last three days of the festival, Sunday the 3rd, Monday the 4th and Tuesday the 5th starting at 5:00 pm on the malecon...