Posts Tagged: La Paz

Carnaval La Paz 2019

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The 2019 La Paz Carnaval festivities will take place February 28-March 5. The theme of this year’s festival will be “Grandes Navegantes” or “Great Navigators.” As the largest carnival celebration on the peninsula, this family-friendly event includes a parade with floats and costumed participants, food booths, games, and cultural events. The parades will take place… Read more »

Kayaking Loreto to La Paz, Part II

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Part 2: Santa Marta to La Paz By Graham Mackintosh Seen from the perspective of a kayak, the coast between Agua Verde and La Paz is often beautiful and colorful with numerous high cliffs and challenging headlands. Sharing one protected headland—San Telmo—with the sailboat Schatzi, I made radio contact and was glad to make the… Read more »

Casual Seafood Options in La Paz

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Baja California Sur capital is a mariscos mecca     By W. Scott Koenig La Paz is ground zero for mariscos (Mexican style seafood) in Baja California Sur. Most local restaurants buy from aquaculture farms, fishing cooperatives, the town’s seafood market, or directly from Sea of Cortez fishermen—who stop by every morning with the catch… Read more »

Carnaval La Paz 2018

Carnaval La Paz 2018

The 2018 La Paz Carnaval festivities will take place February 8-13. The theme of this year’s festival will be “Tierra de Encanto y Fantasía” or “The Land of Charm and Fantasy.” As the largest carnival celebration on the peninsula, this family-friendly event includes a parade with floats and costumed participants, food booths, games, and cultural… Read more »

50th Score Baja 1000

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The 50th Score Baja 1000 off-road race will take place November 14-18, 2017. The point-to-point race will be over 1,300 miles long, beginning in Ensenada, BC and ending in La Paz, BCS. For more information: score-international.com

Three-Day Getaway: La Paz

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By Jennifer Kramer As the capital of Baja California Sur, La Paz is a city that seemingly has it all. With culture and history to see, beaches to enjoy, and islands to explore by land and sea, there’s plenty for visitors to discover. Locals refer to La Paz as a large city with an authentic small-town… Read more »

482nd Anniversary of La Paz

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La Paz celebrates its 482nd birthday on May 3, 2017. The Fiestas de Fundación are a free festival featuring local art, cuisine, and entertainment centered around the malecón and plaza. For more information: www.facebook.com/fflapaz

La Paz Carnaval 2017

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La Paz’s Carnaval festival will take place February 23-28, 2017. The theme this year is “El Juego de la Vida” or “The Game of Life.” Most of the events are centered around the Malecón, although events and stages will be in place in many locations along the waterfront. The Parades will be Sunday, Monday and Tuesday… Read more »

Peninsula Picks: 5 Budget-Friendly Baja Hotels

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There’s nothing we love more than a good Baja bargain. We’ve put together some of our favorite budget accommodations on the peninsula where you’ll get the value you deserve without breaking the bank (all of our picks are under US$40/night for double occupancy). Read more about some our favorite picks below and why we think… Read more »