‘Life in Baja’ News

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...

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...

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...

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...

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!

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...