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Tropical cyclones are the leading cause of home damage on the Baja peninsula
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Mother's Day in Mexico
In Mexico, Mothers Day is always celebrated on May 10 as opposed to the Mothers Day in the US that fall on the second Sunday in the month of May. Mothers Day in Mexico is celebrated in a colorful...
Updated May 03, 2016, The World Health Organization declared the Zika Virus a Global Health Emergency on February 1, 2016. The Zika Virus, when contracted by pregnant women or women trying to become...
Cinco de Mayo celebrations are more common in the US southwest
Do you need to ask what day is Cinco de Mayo? Read on, learn a little Espanol and blush...5th of May or "Cinco de Mayo" as it is said in Spanish is a national holiday in Mexico and is celebrated...
The Peso's Uphill Battle
Updated April 29, 2016 The Peso has recovered from its low on February 11, 2016, of 19.142 Pesos per US dollar but the Peso is remains weak against the dollar at 17.19, but still far different from...
May Day in Mexico
May 1st in Mexico is celebrated as International Labor Day. While many countries celebrate May 1st in many ways including the old “Maypole” ceremony here in Mexico it is a day of rest for the workers...
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...
Baja Dogs La Paz...For the love of dogs
Baja Dogs La Paz...For the love of dogsBaja Dogs La Paz Inc. (BDLP) has been a household name around La Paz for close to 10 years now. It is a registered California non-profit 501(c)(3) that started...
The Baja peninsula is the #1 foreign destination for RV travelers
BajaInsider.com is proud to announce a new affiliation with MexPro.com the online Insurance site for International Insurance Group, Inc.  IIG is licensed in all 50 US states, and works with...
WestCoast Mexico Insurance for all your Mexico Travel and Living Insurance Needs
West Coast Mexico Insurance Services provides Protection & Service you can Rely on in Baja, Mexico. As Experts in the Mexico insurance marketplace we have done our homework to provide our clients...
Tropical cyclones are the leading cause of home damage on the Baja peninsula
Condo and Home Owners in MexicoIf you own a condo or home in Mexico, or if you are planning to purchase one soon, you’ll want to make careful consideration about obtaining insurance coverage....
The Peso's Uphill Battle
Updated April 29, 2016 The Peso has recovered from its low on February 11, 2016, of 19.142 Pesos per US dollar but the Peso is remains weak against the dollar at 17.19, but still far different from...
Updated May 03, 2016, The World Health Organization declared the Zika Virus a Global Health Emergency on February 1, 2016. The Zika Virus, when contracted by pregnant women or women trying to become...
Mural showing President Benito Juarez bringing revolution as the first native Mexican President
 The Benito Juarez birthday observations will take place this year on his actual birthday,  March 21, 2016. Schools, government offices, banks and some businesses will be closed, large...
Beware the Doc in the Box & have faith in Public Health
Choosing emergency medical services isn't something most folks take more than a second to think about, until they need it. With the press of providing first aid to someone the first thoughts are...
Section of the original 'tila" image of he Virgin of Guadalupe
December 12th celebrates Dia de Guadalupe, a legendary event that bonded the people of Mexico, and much of the native New World peoples and the Catholic Church in the days of the Spanish conquest.The...
Candles lit for Dia de la Candelaria in Mexico
Día de la Candelaria (Day of the Candles or Candle Mass) happens on February 2, and is a Mexican celebration that is fusion of the Catholic influences and native Mexican tradition.I was first...
Three Kings
January 6th, the Day of the Kings, Twelfth Night and the Twelve Day of Christmas all culminate in a celebration in Mexico known as Dia de Los Reyes. The event in the Catholic Church in Mexico...
Beachside Handicapped Parking - The fine is $7000 pesos and your US sticker doesn't count
Baja California Sur has begun to crack down on traffic offences. The latest welcome addition to the revenue source for the city is the heavy fine levied on those that park in the blue marked handicap...
Keeping Hydrated in the heat
When you continue to live and work in Baja year round you need to adjust your habits to avoiding heat stroke by keeping the body hydrated. In this article we will cover the physiology of...
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...
Overcoming a Challenge for the Love of Fishing
A family’s recovery after a devastating life changing accident on Mex 1 is the tale of Larry Cooper. His Baja story began with the common denominator of many…a love of fishing. It would be many years...
Poinsettas- Flor de Nochebuena
The Poinsettia with it’s star shaped green leaves that turn into a deep red flower at the top, has several names and a very interesting history and legend. Euphorbia pulcherrima (literally, "the...
Relocation couple to La Paz
So now that you love the place... how do you actually MOVE to Baja California Sur? So you have fallen head over heels in love with La Paz and you want to enjoy the health and lifestyle benefits...
Living green in Baja
International Community Foundation Releases Findings on the Greening of U.S. Retirement Destinations in Mexican Coastal Communities The International Community Foundation released the report...
Semana Santa in Mexico
Semana Santa 2016 officially begins Sunday, March 20 and runs through Easter Sunday on March 27. Unofficially, since this is one of the most popular outdoor activity weekends in the Mexican holiday...
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Never too young to surf
Surfing which many people know started in Hawaii many, many years ago and was the sport of Kings. Since the 60's it had become very popular in California and worldwide. While in it's early years...
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...
Survey of Norther Americans living in Mexico
The following is a reprint of the synopsis of the International Community Foundation's Survey of retired US citizens living in Mexico. The study sought to find how Americans live in Mexico, their...
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