La Paz

Indulge in delicious local cuisine

Escape to La Paz and tantalize your senses. Stroll along the waterfront and enjoy a romantic sunset. Indulge in delicious local cuisine and dance until the wee hours. Explore historic museums or shop for authentic Mexican arts and crafts. Experience legendary sportfishing for marlin, wahoo, tuna, dorado and more. Snorkel with playful sea lions or scuba dive with hammerhead sharks and giant mantas.

La Paz

Just passing thru 19.2.2010

Escape to La Paz and tantalize your senses. Stroll along the waterfront and enjoy a romantic sunset. Indulge in delicious local cuisine and dance until the wee hours. Explore historic museums or shop for authentic Mexican arts and crafts. Experience legendary sportfishing for marlin, wahoo, tuna, dorado and more. Snorkel with playful sea lions or scuba dive with hammerhead sharks and giant mantas.

La Paz

Just passing thru 19.2.2010

Escape to La Paz and tantalize your senses. Stroll along the waterfront and enjoy a romantic sunset. Indulge in delicious local cuisine and dance until the wee hours. Explore historic museums or shop for authentic Mexican arts and crafts. Experience legendary sportfishing for marlin, wahoo, tuna, dorado and more. Snorkel with playful sea lions or scuba dive with hammerhead sharks and giant mantas.

La Paz

Just passing thru 19.2.2010

Escape to La Paz and tantalize your senses. Stroll along the waterfront and enjoy a romantic sunset. Indulge in delicious local cuisine and dance until the wee hours. Explore historic museums or shop for authentic Mexican arts and crafts. Experience legendary sportfishing for marlin, wahoo, tuna, dorado and more. Snorkel with playful sea lions or scuba dive with hammerhead sharks and giant mantas.

La Paz

Just passing thru 19.2.2010

Escape to La Paz and tantalize your senses. Stroll along the waterfront and enjoy a romantic sunset. Indulge in delicious local cuisine and dance until the wee hours. Explore historic museums or shop for authentic Mexican arts and crafts. Experience legendary sportfishing for marlin, wahoo, tuna, dorado and more. Snorkel with playful sea lions or scuba dive with hammerhead sharks and giant mantas.

Expatriates in Baja California express confidence

Posted by La Paz B.C.S. - Baja California On 2:49 PM
About 70 community leaders in Baja California’s expatriate community (which is the northern part of the Baja peninsula) recently attended the first summit of the "Baja Image Committee." It was organized for foreign residents who want to promote a positive and accurate portrait of the region.
The two-day summit, entitled “Building Baja’s Tomorrows Today,” was held June 8th and 9th at the Rosarito Beach Hotel, Mexico, which provided free lodging and meals for those attending.
The event was a response to requests from many of the thousands of expats who live in the region. Many have expressed a desire to do more to help convey an accurate picture of life in Baja California, especially to people living in the United States.
The summit featured testimonials from many of those residents, including some who said reports of scattered drug-related violence in recent years had made some friends and relatives reluctant to visit.
Those concerns are considered a large factor in the decline in tourism and visitors over

Devotion to the dead

Posted by La Paz B.C.S. - Baja California On 8:04 PM
Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) is observed in Mexico on All Saints Day, November 1 and All Souls Day, November 2nd. Altars are lovingly decorated with photos of the deceased, their favorite foods and drinks, flowers and candy. Customs vary throughout different parts of Mexico, but the country as a whole faithfully celebrates the holiday. The illustrator José Guadalupe Posada (1852-1913) created the famous skeleton dressed as a high-society lady now known as La Catrina and universally recognized as the reigning queen of Dia de los Muertos.
The origins of this unique holiday can be traced back thousands of years to Aztec culture. There are also similar holidays in Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

Powerful 6.9 magnitude earthquake at BCS

Posted by La Paz B.C.S. - Baja California On 2:49 PM
A powerful 6.9 magnitude earthquake today struck off the coast of Mexico's Baja California peninsula, experts from the US Geological Survey said. The quake struck at 11:53 am (1753 GMT) at a depth of 10 kilometers, the USGS said. The epicenter was in the Sea of Cortez between the coast of the Mexican mainland and the southern end of the Baja peninsula, 105 kilometers south of the city of Los Mochis and 140 kilometers north-east of La Paz, Baja California, the USGS said. A series of at least seven earthquakes rattled northern Mexico overnight Tuesday into Wednesday, ranging in magnitude from 3.3 to 5.8, the US Geological Survey said.

Baja quake a more powerful temblor than the Haiti quake

Posted by La Paz B.C.S. - Baja California On 2:12 PM
Twenty million people in three U.S. states and Mexico felt Sunday's Baja California earthquake — a more powerful temblor than the Haiti quake yet the death toll and devastation were far less. Why? Scientists say part of the answer is location, location, location.
Only about 500 people in the agricultural communities south of the growing city of Mexicali were exposed to the most violent shaking. "If you had to place a large earthquake, this was a good location," said seismologist Susan Hough of the U.S. Geological Survey.
The magnitude-7.2 Baja quake is believed to have begun in the southeast section of the Laguna Salada fault and moved toward the northwest, focusing much of its energy on a vast, largely vacant desert region.

(Police tape marks off a home damaged by an earthquake in Calexico, Calif. Monday, April 5, 2010. The area was struck by a powerful earthquake on Sunday that was centered 26 km (16 miles) southwest from Guadalupe Victoria, in Baja California, Mexico.)

Scientists say the seismic punch would have been a lot worse had the quake ruptured north toward the Mexicali metropolitan region with about 900,000 people.
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Mexico Auto Insurance for U.S and Canadian Vehicles in Mexico

Posted by La Paz B.C.S. - Baja California On 5:10 AM
For liability purposes, under Mexican law, you MUST have auto liability insurance specifically for Mexico provided by a Mexican insurance company that is authorized by Mexico’s National Insurance Commission. U.S. and Canadian auto insurance is NOT valid for liability accidents in Mexico. You must purchase auto liability insurance specifically for Mexico from an authorized Mexican auto insurance agent while in Mexico.
Mexico Auto Insurance La Paz Baja
Baja Insurance, now also available in La Paz via this mexican auto insurance page is your online source for competitive quotes from multiple different Mexican insurance companies. Baja Insurance Mexican auto insurance is easy to quote, purchase, and print online!
Besides liability, Mexican insurance coverage is included for Medical Payments, Legal Assistance, and Travel Assistance. Coverage for Theft and Collision damage to your vehicle is also available while you’re in Mexico.
A vehicle accident in Mexico is a criminal affair. If you have an automobile accident and do not have at least Mexican auto liability insurance, by law the driver can go to jail and the vehicle can be impounded, no matter if it is a car, motorcycle or other vehicle.

La Paz Mexico

Posted by La Paz B.C.S. - Baja California On 8:35 PM
La Paz, the heavenly capital of the state of Baja California Sur, lies in northwest Mexico. It is one of the main cities of the southeastern Baja California Peninsula region and is located 220 km (136 mi) north of Los Cabos and 1464 km (907 mi) south of Tijuana. The average year-round temperature is 24º C (75º F).
This important tourist destination has a wide array of natural attractions, such as the beautiful islands of Espiritu Santo and Cerralvo, which are ideal places for scuba diving. While scuba diving you can see marine species like hammerhead sharks and giant manta rays. La Paz also offers many idyllic places to go camping or do ecotourism outings, including Puerto Balandra and the Sierra de La Laguna Biosphere Reserve. In addition, you can visit La Paz’s impeccable beaches, such as El Tecolote and Pichilingue, where you’ll find the main port. Along the coast you’ll also see fabulous marinas with excellent facilities. The marinas host prestigious sporting events like the La Paz Goldcup Sportfishing Tournament.