‘Going Local’ News

Ahhhh La Paz, My Adopted Home – The Stories of Seven Expats in La Paz

By Susan Fogel Once, while waiting at the airport for a friend, a man came out of the arrival area, stopped, took a deep breath, and said, “Ahhhh, La Paz.” What a lovely thing to see and hear. He carried only a backpack and was...

Santa Rita Hot Springs in Baja Sur

By Jeanne Walker It is an adventure to get there, but the reward at the end of the road is the Santa Rita Hot Springs! Beautiful pools of clear, cool to hot spring mountain water, cascading and meandering around boulders and various depth pools in...

Five Great Ways to Meet People in La Paz

By Heather Borquez Are you new to La Paz? Want to meet some of the cool and interesting characters who live here? Below are five great ways to meet people in La Paz. Hang out on the malecón! Sit on one of the benches on...

Cement Tiles – A Dying Art in Baja

By Russ Ham “Making these tiles is my passion. It provides for my family, and sometimes it provides me with occupational therapy.” — Gabriel Fausto Alvarez, on making cement tiles (roughly translated). Cement tiles — also called hidráulicos or mosaicos — are seen throughout La...

GOING LOCAL – La Paz with Karina Ehrenberg

TBC with Karina Ehrenberg Karina Ehrenberg Theurel, who is fluent in English, Spanish and German, was born and raised in La Paz and lived here until she was 18 years old. She travelled around the world and later returned to the Baja and worked several...

GOING LOCAL – La Paz, BCS

GOING LOCAL La Paz TBC with Victor Granados Seven years ago this month, Victor Granados and his partner in crime, Edith Gonzalez, started their new adventure in life: South Baja Realtors. After making hundreds of happy clients – and, in turn, new friends – over...