From an interview by Jet Metier with Bill Edsell, of Ventana Bay Resort in July, 2016.
Jet: We're speaking with Bill Edsell, owner of Ventana Bay Resort, in a large, palapa-covered roo... Read more
We had loved our six weeks in the little coastal village of La Ventana, in Baja California Sur, on the Sea of Cortez. Now, as our tour continued, we would have the opportunity to experience another little villag... Read more
From an interview with Michael Vuytowecz in July, 2016...
Chuck: You have led a very interesting life, Michael. You’ve lived in some great places that would make a lot of people quite jeal... Read more
In the period of less than half a day, our senses and emotions had experienced quite a workout. In the morning, we were on a ferry in the Sea of Cortez, headed towards Mazatlan. In Mazatlan, we were treate... Read more
This and the follow-up are untypical but may interest some who would not consider moving to the 'other side of the World'.
I'd worked for the UK defense department for 1... Read more
From an interview in July, 2016 by Chuck Bolotin, Best Places' VP. Business Development:
Chuck: Bill, you are a real legend and pioneer here in the La Ventana area, which we should let everyone know is a little s... Read more
So there we were, in our van, after taking the Baja Ferry from La Paz and disembarking at the port at Mazatlán.
Given that we had just spent more than six weeks in the Baja California desert, ev... Read more
Many people who come to Mexico for the first time arrive with preconceived notions. Unconscious cultural filters dictate newcomers´ perceptions of how things are going to work in their new country. This is espec... Read more
From an interview with Armando Contreras, July 7, 2016
Jet: Your real estate office and home are in the little, beachside town of Lo de Marcos, in Nayarit, about an hour north of Puert... Read more
Even though we thoroughly enjoyed our six-plus weeks in Baja (my wife, Jet Metier, wanted to buy some land there immediately), it was time for us to move on to experience new things. The desert and relative... Read more
Here is some flavor of what it’s like to live in a small village in Baja California Sur for six weeks and some tips that could save you lots of aggravation.
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Since my last post I had to return to Australia to sort out finances and final arrangements, after 13 months in Chiang Rai.
Lesson 1- When you are fully committed to a permanent move, sett... Read more