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Juli Goff; Pioneer, Business Owner, Retiree

Juli, retiree By Susan Fogel “ …I had no idea 18 years ago, how this venture would turn out. It has been quite a ride, a wonderful ride…” So says Juli Goff founder, and now retired owner of Se Habla…La Paz, the premier Spanish Immersion school. While...

Christmas Tianguis Have Taken Over Downtown La Paz

TIANGUIS1 TBC Drive with precaution if you are heading downtown in the next few weeks. The traditional La Paz Christmas Tianguis have taken over several blocks of historic downtown La Paz, making driving and parking a little more hazardous. The Tianguis, or open-air street stands, can...

Bambu Garden Sale @ el angel azul in La Paz

Bambu_90x90mm-01 You don’t want to miss this great event and take home some great women’s clothing! Mark your calendar! Bambu Garden Sale at el angel azul on Independencia in La Paz Sunday, November 27th starting at 4pm Free entrance.  All are welcome.

What is Buen Fin?

Buen Fin TBC   November and December are crazy months here in La Paz.  Christmas shopping seems to be starting earlier and earlier each year and while out running errands the past few days, I noticed people are already filling up their shopping carts with holiday goodies....

Bio-Ingenieria Internacional

Juan Angel Transviña with  daughters Anahi and Irina. Back in the 70s, Juan Angel Trasviña Aguilar, a young man from Baja California Sur, traveled to Mexico City to study chemical engineering at the national university, UNAM. In those days, chemical engineers usually specialized in petrochemicals, but Juan Angel had a dream. At home,...

Tourism Up in BCS Over the Summer of 2015

Visitors to BCS headed to the beaches during the summer of 2016. A recent report in data seems to indicate the positive effectiveness in the promotion and marketing strategies of main tourist destinations in BCS. TBC The indicators of tourism activity recorded in the main tourist destinations in Baja California Sur at the end of the summer...

BAZART, A Mix, A Mess, A Treasure Trove

IMG_0797 By Susan Fogel Have you walked around town lately? When you are zipping by to get to the post office, or searching for a parking space so you can get to the organic market, or when you are on your way to one of our...

Se Habla… A La Paz Success Story

se habla low 2 By Gregory A. Lakes For a foreigner to succeed as a small-business owner in Baja California Sur requires a special set of skills, according to those who have tried. A sharp business sense is essential, but it’s not nearly enough. What’s required, they say, is as...

Build My Dream Home…In La Paz

Norm and Joyce Herring home By Susan Fogel “…Building your own house is a primal urge, one of those universal genetic drives, like the need to provide for your family…” So says BBC presenter and host of Grand Designs, Kevin McCloud. Building your own house can be joyful, stressful, expensive,...

Tourism To Mexico Up in 2015

The Bay of La Paz Nine million Mexicans work at jobs related to the tourism industry. The Mexican Tourism Board will design publicity campaigns for different audiences. Federal Tourism Secretary Enrique de la Madrid Cordero confirmed that the tourism sector in Mexico would continue to be an engine of sustained...