‘Life in Baja’ 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...

La Paz Pickleball is happening!

One of the worlds fastest growing sports is coming to La Paz! We play 10:00am to 1:00pm Tuesdays and Fridays – come check it out. Contact Matt at mfiamengo80@gmail.com for more info. See you there!

5 GREAT THINGS TO DO IN LA PAZ

By Heather Borquez Friends and family coming to visit? Don´t despair. Here are five great things to do in La Paz to keep yourselves busy! Laze away the day at the beach … Need I say more? The white sand beaches that line the malecon...

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...

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...

Ramblings: Battle with the Oven in Mexico

By Judy Ristity It’s hard being an oven in La Paz. My owner (aka SHE/HER) hurries among Sink, Fridge, and Microwave. Sink gets treated to a daily bubble-bath. Microwave has her buttons pushed at daybreak when SHE warms Milk for HER coffee. And Nespresso Machine...

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...

The Powerful Story of Christian Schleifer

By Judy Ristity Pizza – that was what I was fantasizing about as we drove to El Triunfo, but first we’d catch a concert at the piano museum. We never made it to the restaurant. My pizza-related-thoughts evaporated when Christian Schleifer’s fingers made contact with...

Sea Turtle Release in Todos Santos

By Gari-Ellen Donohoe The release of baby sea turtles (hatchlings) to the ocean is unquestionably one of the most emotional and magical activities you will ever experience here in Baja California Sur. Just an hour drive from La Paz, on the four-lane to Cabo San...

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...