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Magical Cataviña

By: Meghan Fitzpatrick Source: www.baja.com What is known is that Cataviña is the point where the north and south portions of Highway 1 — the Transpeninsular Highway –finally met during its epic construction back in 1973. However, this

Baja California Trivia

By: Carla White Source: www.baja.com Baja California is a very long peninsula so it makes sense that it has a long history full of interesting facts and fun trivia. Why not have a trivia contest with your friends? Stun them with your vast (and yet arcane)

The Blue Moon at Playa Saldamando Campground

By: Martina Dobesh Source: www.baja.com Playa Saldamando is 15 minutes north of Ensenada, and just an hour and a half from the US/Mexico border. The toll road clings to the side of the mountain, curving around the shimmering bay hundreds of feet below.

Border Week: Bizet's Carmen in Tijuana rodeo

By: Sandra Dibble Source: www.utsandiego.com TIJUANA — A rodeo in Playas de Tijuana will be the setting for a production of the Georges Bizet four-act opera "Carmen" sponsored by Tijuana's Municipal Institute of Art and Culture (IMAC)

Tijuana Experiences a Gourmet Renaissance

By: Richard Adams Source: www.californiareport.org To most Americans, the chorus from a Manu Chao song pretty much sums it up, "Welcome to Tijuana, tequila, sexo, marijuana...." For decades, Tijuana has just been known, at best, as a place for

Foreign correspondence: Mexico offers everything from pyramids and ecotourism to tequila

By: John Bordsen Source: www.sacbee.com What's it like to live in a far-off place most of us see only on a vacation? Foreign Correspondence is an interview with someone who lives in a spot you may want to visit. Gloria Guevara, 44, is Mexico's

Cultural bazaar, peace caravan, boxing match

By: Sandra Dibble Source: www.utsandiego.com Held four times a year since 2010, Arts and Trees is a Tijuana cultural bazaar that includes live music, art, clothing, food, beer and wine. The event’s 2012 summer edition takes place on Saturday at

Sun, Beach and Relaxation

By: VisitMexico Source: www.visitmexico.com Beaches that intertwine with the desert or with the lush jungle, beaches with ancient remains or full of contemporary art, beaches that are an eternal party or whose immeasurable silence takes us closer to paradise…

Volunteer Projects Funded By USEPA And REI Improve Habitat At Border Field State Park

By: Imperial Beach News Source: www.imperialbeachnewsca.com Visitors to the newly-remodeled picnic facilities at Monument Mesa in Border Field State Park will enjoy the sights and sounds of the Tijuana Estuary and Pacific Ocean, and the scent of thousands

Mexico Inaugurates Wine Museum, Wine Route Highway Upgrades

By: Mexidata Source: www.mexidata.info Presidency of the Republic During the inauguration of the Baja California Vine and Wine Museum , Mexican President Felipe Calderón remarked that the museum will also operate as a convention center that will

Border week: Exhibit of Tijuana artist Benjamin Serrano

By: Sandra Dibble Source: www.utsandiego.com Long before the current generation of Tijuana artists began commanding international attention, there was Benjamin Serrano. An exhibit of 55 pieces by the late Tijuana artist (1938-1988) opens on Friday at

There's Life And Then There's Living

By: Barbara Sloane Source: www.huffingtonpost.com I was dangling from a steel cable suspended high above the jungle canopy in Puerto Vallarta. As soon as I'd say the word, my guide would unhook me from the brake that kept me tethered and I'd fly

Oaxacan festival of Guelaguetza offers a taste of Mexico

By: Nina Schutzman Source: www.poughkeepsiejournal.com Poughkeepsie has a large community of people from Oaxaca, Mexico , many of whom work here while their family and friends remain in their home state and country. To help maintain those ties and keep

Vendimia in Baja's Guadalupe Valley

By: Sandra Dibble Source: www.utsandiego.com/news Baja California ’s annual vendimia, or grape harvest festival centered in the Guadalupe Valley, gets going this week and will last through much of August. Events include vineyard concerts, wine tastings

Turista Libre Bike Ride to Baja Beer Fest - To understand beer culture in Mexico, you first have to understand its recent lack thereof

By: Derrik Chinn Source: baja.com Mexico bows beneath the weight of a historical beer duopoly. Two companies, Grupo Modelo in Mexico City and Monterrey-based Grupo Cuauhtemoc-Moctezuma, dominate the domestic market with a familiar cast, namely Corona,
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