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Dolphins Galore Just Outside of Marina CostaBaja

Went to the islands the other day and on our return, a school of dolphins put on an amazing show for us just outside of Marina CostaBaja! One of the most beautiful moments I have had in a long time. Got to love the Sea...

Parque Piedras y Pajaros in Downtown La Paz

A new public park has opened in downtown La Paz. Parque Piedras y Pajaros or the Stones and Birds Park was inaugurated on April 13th, 2012. The park was constructed for the benefit and enjoyment of the community of La Paz. Officiating at the opening...

The Shoppes at La Paz Now Open!

With an investment of nearly 750 million pesos, La Paz Mayor Esthela Ponce Beltran and investor John C. Pentz at the ribbon cutting ceremony last week inaugurated the new The Shoppes at La Paz. The new mall is located near the north exit of the city,...

Chef Aaron Beltran Camacho: A finalist at Mexico’s Chef of the Year 2012

Chefs from around Mexico gathered in Mazatlán, Sinaloa on February 28th and 29th, 2012 to compete in Mexico’s annual culinary competition El Cocinero del Año, or Chef of the Year, which last year was held in Los Cabos. Twelve chefs from diverse States in the...

3-Day Media Tour in La Paz, Baja California Sur

Last week I had the enjoyable pleasure of meeting a few writers and bloggers from the United States that were on a 3-day media tour of La Paz. These writers represented publications such as International Living, Los Angeles Times, Jetsetter Magazine, San Antonio Express and...

NEW BOUTIQUE HOTEL FOR LA PAZ

La Paz Mayor Esthela Ponce Beltran laid down the first stone last week for the new boutique hotel that is under construction in the La Posada area at the end of Nueva Reforma Street and the beach of La Posada. The new hotel will be...

Construction on Convention Center in Los Cabos On Schedule

Construction Should be Complete by the End of May The construction of the International Convention Center of Los Cabos is on schedule and it is estimated that everything should be complete by the 30th of May, just in time for the G20 Summit, which will...

You’ve Heard of it Before but Where is it?

Finding parks and public spaces in La Paz can be a daunting task.  Events are held all over the city any given day but getting there can be a problem. Here are just a few public spaces where events are commonly held or places to...

It’s Semana Santa!

G.Donohoe It is Semana Santa in Mexico which means it is vacation time! School is out for over 200 thousand students in BCS for the next two weeks and several government offices will be closed for the week of the 2nd to the 7th. Banks...

Update on Fantasy Island!

Susan Fogel The lovely development on El Mogote, Paraiso del Mar, has had a troubled adolescence. Many people bought in early at the attractive “Founder” price. And they waited four years for construction to start, then to be completed, and finally to receive their finished...