Sunday August 30 2015

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Critically Endangered Leatherbacks nest on the shores of Todos Santos, but due to low sand temperatures in this region, their eggs will not develop. For this reason, Tortugueros Las Playitas A.C. builds an incubation greenhouse every year to elevate the sand temperature. Then, the Leatherback nests are moved inside where they incubate successfully. The...
Giant Manta  - Manta birostris -  in the Sea of Cortez
By boat, it was only forty miles from beautiful Isla San Francisco back to La Paz. By late afternoon, the kids and my wife Jan were lounging in the shade of the cockpit watching the city’s skyline take shape, when Melissa, age ten and her brother Thomas, 14, noticed several giant manta rays leaping clear of the water. “Look Mom, there are lots of rays...
Coco seed pods of the palms in Baja
Palm trees are one of the plants most commonly seen in Baja California second to cactus. Palm trees are found in Baja’s desert like climates where there is water and many times will signify a natural oasis. Palms have flowers and most have the characteristic leaves known as fronds. Palms (Palmas in Spanish) as they are commonly referred to are a part of the...

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Blue Marlin catch aboard the Amigo
La Paz Fishing Report June 15, 2015 We lost two days of fishing because of rough weather.  High winds reached fifty miles per hour which made for very rough seas.  But that has cleared, and with...
Dolphins bow riding an AdventureSmith smll ship adventure
AdventureSmith Explorations small ship tours in Baja California provide a style of excursion the larger cruise ships can't. A small ship expedition in Baja provides a more intimate interaction with...
Las Marias restaurant at Hacienda Encantada
Hacienda Encantada Hotel, Resort & Spa is located 20 minutes from San Jose del Cabo and 10 minutes from Cabo San Lucas; overlooking the Sea of Cortez, and Land’s End. You’ll discover the serenity...
Tropical cyclones are the leading cause of home damage on the Baja peninsula
Do own a home or condo in Mexico? Do you plan on purchasing a home or condo in Mexico? If so, you should give great consideration to your Mexican insurance coverage and insurance company.Not all...
Cerritos Beach
Villas de Los Cerritos Beach is a small development located in the southern portion of El Pescadero area of Baja California Sur about 75 miles south of the capitol city of La Paz and 45 miles...
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Historic Baja Cruise Recalls Steinbeck's Adventures in the Sea of CortezSteinbeck and Rickets had six weeks in the Sea of Cortez and spent much of their time exploring, cataloging specimens and...
Shipping internationally made easy with ACV
Importing and exporting commercial and personal goods to and from Baja California, Mexico can be rather challenging to say the least. ACV is a logistics service company with offices in San Diego,...
The Gary Player Signature Course at CostaBaja over looking the Marina and the Sea of Cortez
Golf is not the only reason 1.5 million Americans now own homes in Mexico, but to those who love the game, and to many of the 12 million expected to own within 20 years, it is one of the best. Indeed...
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Military Checkpoint 600 meters ahead
Handling Military Checkpoints when Driving in MexicoRoad checkpoints in Mexico are a familiar sight, installed in response to the rising cartel presence in the country. They have been put there...
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Main lobby of the Marina Fiesta Resort in Cabo San Lucas
Located in the heart of Cabo’s Golden Zone of the Cabo San Lucas Marina, we have more of what you want in a hotel – great value, high quality and a premier location.Our luxurious Hotel All-Suites...
Aerial view of the outer basin of Marina CostaBaja, for larger yachts to 250'
Located at the entrance to the Ensenada de La Paz and equipped with the finest in modern marina conveniences Marina CostaBaja is the first choice of boaters in the Sea of Cortez. Offering 250 slips...
Medical travel insurance can be a lifesaver when abroad
Travel Medical Insurance is becoming more and more popular and necessary for good reason these days.  I had been hearing enough stories of people having severe medical issues only to survive and...
Lifestyle vacation villa rentals in Los Cabos, Baja California Sur
So you have decided on a Los Cabos vacation and now need to see what luxury accommodations are best suited for you and your group. There are of course the regular hotels but a private Villa would be...
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