Monday June 27 2022

The new $500 peso note was the first of the G Series bills, completed in 2021 with the $50 peso note
  Whether you are visiting Mexico or plan to stay longer, it is a good idea to familiarize yourself with the six major peso notes currently in circulation. Knowing the value of the bill you...
Beautiful Bahia Balandra - A World Heritage Site just north of La Paz.
NOTICE July, 2021 Unfortunately, dogs are no longer welcome on any of the beaches in Bahia Balandra. Bahia Balandra is a World Heritage Site and its untamed beauty is one of the major...
Swimming with Sea Lions at Los Islotes, north of La Paz
 Notice to CruisersAs of November 2017 private vessels can no longer disembark swimmers at Los Islotes, El Refugio or Roca Lobos. A limited number of annual permits are now issued to local...
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...
February 5 – Celebrating the current constitution of Mexico adopted in 1917
 This year Constitution Day falls on Saturday, February 5, 2021, and like many nations, Mexico adjusts this holiday to the Monday, February 7 or "Puente" or "bridge" day to make a three-day...
Exquisit makeup and costuming graced the streets for the Parade on November 2
 In 2020 many locations limited access to the cemeteries over the holiday to restrict group gatherings due to COVID-19. This year, in Baja Sur, The municipalities of La Paz and Cabo San Lucas...
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...
Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla and the Cry for Mexican Independence
 Updated 08/20/21 For the second year in a row there will be no official celebration of Mexican Independence Day in Baja California Sur due to the COVID-19 pandemic. September 16th, “El...
Golfers don’t just visit the Baja, they fall in love with it! Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula is a vacation paradise offering some of the world’s best golfing. From the California border to the...
 Most fishermen in the southwest are familiar with Baja California, which boasts an abundance of eco-systems and fish species, and many beautiful, remote locations. Now kayak anglers have a new...
Kayaking on the Sea of Cortez
Quick, put the fish back in the water!” I yell to Bill. A Botox-lipped fish, called a Burrito Grunt, is flopping around at my feet, covered in sand, fighting for its life.A few minutes earlier, high...
Poinsettas- Flor de Nochebuena
 The Poinsettia with its 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 revolutionary leaders of 1910 including Pancho Villa (#10), Francisco Madero (#5) & José Venustiano Carranza Garza  (#3)
 November 20th is Revolution Day in Mexico, and in 2021 it will be celebrated on November 15 to provide a 3 day puente weekend (puente = bridge for a three day weekend). The day commemorates the...
Scuba diving in the Sea of Cortez, Aquarium to the World
Late-Summer and through late November provide some of the most phenomenal diving to be found worldwide, right here in the Sea of Cortez. Enjoy a first-hand story of playing with sea lions, chasing...
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...
Tijuana Airport new Cross Border Xpress pedestrian bridge
The new Cross Border Xpress (CBX) pedestrian bridge connecting the Tijuana Airport (TIJ) with the U.S. opened December 2, 2015. This new border crossing is the creation of Ralph Nieder and is a...
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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