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5 Traditional Mexican Christmas Foods To Enjoy This Holiday Season

By Donneley McCann  Christmas is a very joyful, colorful time in Mexico not the least of which is the smell and taste of the customary food and drink.  Here are a mere 5 suggestions foryou to try over the holidays that will add the flavors...

Everything you always wanted to Know about the water in La Paz (but were afraid to ask)

By Alejandra Campos In Baja California Sur, including La Paz, we need to be very careful not to use too much water. The city of La Paz has a population of 272 711 habitants and the highest rate of population growth at the national level:...

Expats Holiday Traditions in La Paz

By Susan Fogel Young or old, the year-end holidays have a way of taking over our lives. Memories of Christmas past. The retelling of the miracle oil that lasted for eight days warms our hearts. The images of a perfect Martha Stewart-like holiday assault us....

The Giant Pacific Mantas are Back!

TBC In one of the most incredible turnarounds in recent times in our increasingly threatened world´s oceans, the story of the giant pacific mantas (Mobula birostris) is one of the most amazing and mysterious. The Gulf of California or Sea of Cortez as it is...

Jonathan and Jill Roldan: La Paz Ambassadors

TBC Have you met Jonathan and Jill Roldan? Maybe not because their time here in La Paz is a little different than most of us. Just as the snowbirds are arriving to La Paz in November to enjoy warm weather and some down time in...

Limpias tus Playas – Keep your Beaches Clean

100 volunteers gather to send a message through a mural TBC ‘Espíritu Santo es parte de ti’ is a local, grassroots campaign that aims to inspire the La Paz community to cherish and take pride in the outstanding marine environment that lies at our doorstep...

What is Semana Santa?

By Melissa A. Bartell Semana Santa. The first time you hear the phrase, there’s a sense of mystery. What exactly is this celebration? Isn’t it just the Mexican version of Easter? Well, yes and no. It’s more accurate to describe Semana Santa as the week...

Plenty to Do In Los Barriles – Baja Shakespeare and The Festival de Artes

Baja Shakespeare’s 18th Season presents, The Baja Shake Up, and will once again perform at the Convention Center at Buena Vista Beach Resort in Spa BV on March 9th, 10th, 11th, 14th, 15th, 16th & 17th. The hand-sculpted musical by our exceptionally talented Director, Camilla...

Paraiso del Mar Re-Energized

  By Susan Fogel “We didn’t come down here to start building a short-term project and go home,” Hatfield recalls. “We were emotionally involved. We wanted to make it a place to be proud of and a place to live fulltime with our families. We...

Carnaval La Paz 2018 is Here!

*February 8th to the 13th on the Malecon of La Paz TBC As it does every year, La Paz will transform itself into one big, public street party. The traditional Carnaval La Paz will be kicking off on Thursday, February 8th. Organizers are promising a...