My Travels in Los Cabos - La Paz, Mexico

Observations About Baja Mexicans and Baja Mexican Food

Jet Metier with people on the beach in Baja California SurOne of the objectives of our trip is to experience firsthand what it would be like to live in different environments abroad, irrespective of what we thought we knew beforehand.  We dubbed it the “Try Everything So You Really Know What You’re Talking About and What You Like Tour”, or for short, “You Don’t Know Until You Go”.  Part of that experience was to get a feel for the locals.  Herewith, our view of Mexicans and Mexican food.

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The Most Magnificent Beaches of La Paz, Baja California Sur and Surroundings

Balandro Beach, Baja California SurWithin the creation of any great work of art, you can usually see certain elements of that great work in several previous works, but none of those previous works have all the elements at one time.  It is the same with great beaches.  You probably have your own list of the elements that make up a great beach.  Here’s the list for my wife, Jet Metier:
  • Warm weather.
  • A cove or a bay, perhaps with a view of an island.
  • Warm, clear water (preferably...

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Arriving in Our Little Village in La Ventana Bay, Just Southeast of La Paz, Baja California, Mexico

Jet Metier in a pool overlooking La Ventana Bay, Baja Sur California – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingAs you progress south on Highway 1 in Baja, you know you’re starting to enter La Paz because, just like in any other part of the world I’ve visited, as you enter a more densely populated area, the road adds lanes on your side, in this case, from one, to two, and then, eventually to three.
The first major thing you see when you arrive driving south on Highway 1 into La Paz is… Wal-Mart.  So we had driven 842 miles into Baja from Mexicali to La Paz,...

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