‘Life in Baja’ News

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...

The Secret Life of Bees

By Susan Fogel Are bees swarming your infinity edge pool? Are they making your spa their day spa? Queen Latifah may have been able to handle bees without getting stung when she starred in the movie based on the book with the same name as...