Tuesday September 28 2021

 
 

The 200 ton monster travel lift awaits the completion of the concrete piers
 The marine industry in La Paz will take another big step in modernization this fall as Navales Servicos La Paz S.A. de CV brings into service their 200 ton Travel Lift. The new facilities will...
COVID-19 Alert Status in Baja California Sur
Updated Sept 8 2021 The municipality of La Paz and Los Cabos have moved to level two Beaches will have increased occupancy to 60%, alcohol sales will be permittied until 12PM, a liberalization...
Wearing a Mask and observing health protocoles is the LAW in BCS.
 June 27, 2021 The pandemic has hit a third wave in Baja California Sur, particularly in Los Cabos, closely followed by La Paz. Los Cabos currently has a record high number of active cases and...
Bercovich Boat Works offers railway services to 160 tons.
La Paz was the premier boating destination in the Sea of Cortez when Cabo San Lucas was just a bunch of fish camps on the beach with a tuna factory at the head of the anchorage. Today La Paz offers...
Mushroom Rock in Balandra at sunset today, restored to its position after the 2005 fall
 The Mushroom Rock in Bahia Balandra has long been the symbol of La Paz Appearing in postcards and countless photos. Sometime in the winter of 2005 the rock was discovered toppled from...
The Baja California Sur Traffic Light System of Alert is at Level 5 Statewide.
Updated 07/13/21 The southern peninsula state of Baja California Sur instituted its own system of evaluation of the COVID-19. The state endured Level 6 in the Spring of 2020, the most severe...
Sample image from "los Islotes" Imagery by Luke Inman
 Los Islotes, The Sea Lion Colony at Espiritu Santo receives more visitors than almost any other island in the Sea of Cortez. The Sea Lions appear to have become accustom to human interaction...
37' Hunter Cherubini Cutter underway in the Sea of Cortez
This classic well maintained 1980 Hunter Cherubini Cutter is cruise ready in the Sea of Cortez. Rugged construction and quick under sail, the perfect Sea of Cortez Cruiser or weekend adventurer. Our...
Whale watching from la Paz can be the adventure of a lifetime.
 The warm, calm waters at La Paz attracts hundreds of whales during migrating season. During December through April, the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Cortez are filled with migrating whales that...
Are Carnaval events an endangered species in Baja?
 Due to COVID-19 Carnaval La Paz, 2021 has been cancled. With the community already divided on the economic benefits of the event it may make it that much more difficult to resurect the event in...
1992 Gulf Craft 38' This boat is in excellent condition, owned by the boatyard. It has twin Volvo Penta 6 cyl diesels.$76,000USD
 The Sea of Cortez is one of the great winter cruising grounds in North America and Bercovich Boat Works has the sailboat and power boat opportunities to get you out on the water for less.Fall...
Scuba diving peaks in late summer and remains clear well into December
Take a scuba diving trip in the Sea of Cortez that is one in a million experience to some of the best scuba diving in the world! Well it was my 40th last Saturday so I decided my B-day present to...
Isla Espiritu Santos from the air looking back over the Bay of La Paz
Once upon a time, long, long before the first footprint appeared on a beach on the Baja California peninsula, in fact, long before there was a beach upon which a footprint could appear, a cataclysm...
Color enhanced satellite image of Cat 3 Hurricane Odile hours before making landfall
Unfortunately, we needed to amend this article a little, after the passage of Hurricane Odile. Odile was the most powerful hurricane to ever make landfall in Baja, and the most powerful to affect La...
Two of the Garden in the Sea art panels shortly after installation, already with new residents
Underwater art, decorated by nature provides an artificial reef and a way to help rebuild the environment of the Sea of Cortez. A movie has been made about the artist, the project and the...
Giving Shelter Kids their day in the sun in Bajia Balandra
 Ten very well behaved young children, ages 3 to12, had just spent the day aboard ORION on a cruise to Puerto Balandra.  They had  an afternoon of playing, splashing and swimming from...
A few of the 131,800 Suntech solar panels at the La Paz Aura 1 Solar facility
Latin American's largest solar photovoltaic energy project is now cranking out the kilowatts in La Paz. The Aura Solar I installation, near the La Paz airport, now generates nearly 62% of La Paz's...
The struggling Shoppes at La Paz are the most recent contribution to upscale shopping in La Paz
Discovering La Paz as a wonderful place to call home more than 13 years ago this month I wanted to take another look back at the changes and provides the tips on living in Baja California Sur. With...
Map of La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico
La Paz is the capital city of the Mexican state of Baja California Sur and an important regional commercial center. The city had a 2010 census population of 215,178 people, but its metropolitan...
Carnaval La Paz 2020 - Fiesta de los Dioses
Due to the Corona-19 Virus, there will be NO Carnaval La Paz in 2021Without a doubt Carnaval has been the grandest event on the  La Paz social calendar, drawing hundreds of thousands of people...
Royal Court of Carnaval Mazatlan 1927
Carnaval La Paz seems to many of the residents and long time visitors to be an eternal event to celebrate spring, an institution in the community. But in 2013 we almost saw the end of the annual...
Cruisers take time to rescue this unique creature in the Sea of Cortez, a Dwarf Sperm Whale mother and baby. La Paz welcomed some unusual tourists last week. Like many they were headed up the...
Swimming with Sea Lions at Los Islotes, north of La Paz
 Notice to CruisersAs of November 2017 private vessels can no longer dispense swimmers at Los Islotes, El Refugio or Roca Lobos. A limited number of annual permits are now issued to local...
Swimming with Sea Lions at Los Islotes, north of La Paz
The Sea Lion Encounters in the Bay of La Paz are on again. Closed to all visitors from June 1 - Sept 1, this most popular of all La Paz activities cam again be visited. This includes snorkeling and...
The Coromuel Winds in the Bay of La Paz harken back to pirate times
Almost every evening the wind blows from the SSW during the spring and early summer in the Bay of La Paz Coromuel winds area a welcome and unique phenomenon of the La Paz area. These south-to-south...
Hernán Cortés had a fearsome reputation with both the Indians and fellow Spaniards
 Each year the City of La Paz, Baja California Sur, celebrates its founding by the famous (or infamous) explorer Hernan Cortez on May 3, 1535. But La Paz hasn't always been the capital of Baja...
Whale sharks are the ocean's largest fish and frequent a number of locations in the Sea of Cortez
From early winter until late spring the whale sharks can be found feeding in the rich waters of the Sea of Cortez and in the Bay of La Paz in Baja California Sur. Whale Watching Season is Dec 1...
Isla Espiritu Santos from the air looking back over the Bay of La Paz
 Information for the Gulf of California Islands Flora and Fauna Protected Area Marine Zone of Espiritu Santo Archipelago National Park.The Gulf of California Islands Flora and Fauna Protected...

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