Blog Archives

Learning Spanish in La Paz at El Nopal Spanish Language School

By Alje Kamminga Excelente. It’s not the first word you learn when you enrol at El Nopal Language Academy. But it’s almost certainly the first word you’ll use after taking a few classes. That’s because the husband and wife team of Marta Hoyo and Juan...

Sport in Baja California Sur

  By Octavio Rojo Grijalva Over the past few years, Baja California Sur has had a growth in sport. The reasons for this may be diverse but all positive. With the increase in population, more options have emerged and the demand for physical activity has...

All about Cheese in Mexico

By Donneley McCann Today we are going shopping for CHEESE (QUESO) and hopefully this will be a useful guide to Mexican cheeses. FRESH CHEESES: Queso blanco.  This creamy white cheese is made from skimmed cows milk and is like a cross between cottage cheese and mozzarella....

THE PELICAN THEATRE OF LA PAZ AMUSES

By Donneley McCann Fifty lucky theatergoers got to be seated on stage at the city theatre semi-circled in front of the performers of three plays. These ten-minute plays of “brazen comedy” were presented on two nights, January 28th and 29th. It was indeed a treat...

Paintball has come to El Centenario!

By Dhorea Ryon In Canada I was very familiar with the lumps and bumps of paintball.  I lived with someone who loved the game.  Almost every weekend, before the old lumps could heal, new ones would appear. Men and women of all ages play paintball...

Dalí Almacén de Exquisiteces Specialty Food Store

TBC Do you have a hard time finding foods you have been missing or craving for years?  Or a great cut of meat to BBQ?  How about all the ingredients to make your favorite Thai dish or sushi? Just recently, a fantastic specialty food store...

Members of AMPI/La Paz say Thank You!

  By Susan Fogel Who says you cannot get anything done with committee work? Most of us have said it at least once in our lives.  But not so for AMPI La Paz. This year as part of their outreach to build membership and to...

Best Burgers in Town? Harker Boards is the Place!

By La Fulana The search for a truly good hamburger is over! Search no more. Harker Boards is the place. Harker Boards as the surf/paddle board joint on the Malecon??? Yes indeed. But getting to the restaurant is a little adventure in itself. It is...

The Launch of 1000 Cantoya Balloons

Thousands turned out for the launch of 1000 Cantoya Balloons on Thursday, September 26th, which marked the beginning of International Tourism Week. Several events were hosted by the City of La Paz throughout the week to help mark the importance of tourism for the local...

Aeromexico Announces La Paz – LAX Route Starting in June

TBC After a meeting attended by Governor Marcos Covarrubias Villaseñor, Secretary of Tourism Rubén Reachi Lugo and Emprhotur President Agustin Olachea, the General Director of Aeromexico Andrés Conesa Labastida announced new air service between the capital city of BCS and Los Angeles that will occur...