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La Paz and its Pelicans: A Lesson in Patience

By Mary Anne Harmer It was a beautiful day in La Paz. I walked along the beach as the fishermen arrived with their daily catch.  Standing sentinel were a group of pelicans still and patient. Quietly they waited for the fishermen to toss the fish...

Clinica Communitaria Familiar in El Centenario

By Carla Wilson On a gorgeous and cool Saturday morning, I headed for El Centenario to visit the newly-opened Clinica Communitaria Familiar.  The clinic is a project of the non-profit Fundación Astra, whose mission is to provide health care, free of charge, to the community...

Ramblings: Crayola House

By Judy Ristity Crayons and kindergarten are forever linked in my memory, like Siamese twins that cannot be separated. On my first day of school every child was given a piece of rough paper and a small yellow and green box. I smelled them before...

Are We In a Seller’s Market?

By Heather Borquez In my opinion and in the opinion of many of my colleagues, La Paz is in the beginnings of a mini boom, perhaps even a bit of a seller’s market.  Tourism is up, numbers are up, inventory of properties is down and...

Curious Minds Want to Know…La Paz Museum of Anthropology and Natural History

By Mary Anne Harmer ¨Curiosity is one of the great secrets of happiness.¨  Bryant H. McGill Many brain researchers and clinicians over the past decade state that curiosity, which leads to new learning, is one of the best ways to keep the brain young. A study...

Chef Silvia Bernardini

By Russ Ham The Foodie Scene is exploding throughout the peninsula.  The restaurants and wineries of Tijuana and the Valle de Guadalupe get much of the attention.  But La Paz offers a growing abundance of fine dining, with the ascendance of established favorites like Tres...

Vegans, Welcome to La Paz!

By Ana Ortega Restaurants in La Paz are enthusiastic to embrace the rise of vegan eating. La Paz has welcomed vegan eating with open arms! So far, 26 different local restaurants have added at least one vegan option to their menu. For those who are...

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...

Time to Sell Your Real Estate Property in La Paz?

Here is a practical guide to help sell your house or lot as smoothly as possible. By Sandra D. Gaytán Many home or lot owners in Baja California Sur get to the moment when they realize it is time to sell their property. Making the...

10 Places to Visit In and Around La Paz

By Flavia Faustini The entire Municipality of La Paz has become the ultimate snowbird hangout with warm temperatures during the day and cooler evenings along with its beautiful natural resources and laid back culture. There are several must-visit places while here in the Baja than...