Here is your Baja Good Life Report for 04/18/2011.
FEATURES THIS WEEK
DO NOT MISS!
Lyrids Meteor Shower - Apr. 21-22
April 21, 22, 2011 - Lyrids Meteor
Shower. The Lyrids are an average shower, usually producing about 20 meteors per hour at their peak. These meteors can produce bright dust trails that last for several seconds. The shower usually peaks on April 21 & 22, although some meteors can be visible from April 16 - 25. Look for meteors radiating from the constellation of Lyra after midnight. READ MORE...
Friday, April 29, 2011 Duration: 13 hours Depart From: San Felipe, Playa de Oro Per person: $75 - Non-member: $100
TOUR DESCRIPTION: The tour departs from San Felipe, Baja California and travels across the peninsula to the port city of Ensenada for breakfast and shopping. After a time to explore the tourist and shopping district of Ensenada. Next the tour visits Bodegas de Santo Tomás Winery, founded in 1888 this is Baja's oldest winery. The tour continues with Santo Tomas Mission's wine-making tradition by offering visitors samples of wines, breads and cheeses. The tour then travels northeast over the mountains to Valle de Guadalupe, where we visit more local wineries for their tours and tastings.
BGLC DISCOUNT - Miller DentalSan Felipe, BC MexicoBGLC MEMBER DISCOUNT: 10% discount on dental fillingsPrevention Dentists also encourage prevention of dental caries through proper hygiene (tooth brushing and flossing), fluoride, and tooth polishing. Dental sealants are plastic materials applied to one or more teeth, for the intended purpose of preventing dental caries (cavities) or other forms
BGLC DISCOUNT - Nonnie's Italian RestaurantRosarito Beach, BC MexicoBGLC MEMBER DISCOUNT: 10% off meal for twoOur cozy, comfortable trattoria (informal restaurant) has a great view. Our food is fresh, and squisito (delicious). Our theory is: if we can't find a local, dependable source . . . well, then we'll just make it ourselves! Our Italian sausage is hand ground, made right in our
BGLC DISCOUNT - Domingo's PlaceLoreto, BCS MexicoBGLC MEMBER DISCOUNT: 10% discountDomingo's Place has been a Loreto restaurants major land mark now for over 15 years. As the top Loreto restaurant, Domingo's Place has been world recognized as one of Baja California's top steak houses. Featuring mesquite grill and exotic meats from venison and quail, not to mention the outstanding fresh seafood
Spanish Word of the DaySubmitted by bajakatverb: aconsejar: to advise; to recommendyo - aconsejo tú - aconsejasnosotros - aconsejamosvosotros - aconsejáisél - aconseja ellos - aconsejanGiving or asking for advice is something we all regularly need to do.Aconsejar, to advise, is a key word here. It can be followed by a verbin the subjunctive:Le aconsejé que no cambiase de trabajo.I advised her
Good News Regarding Highway 5I would like to pass along an email I just received from Linda Garcia at the Secretary of Tourism office in San Felipe. This is great news about Highway 5 being open for Easter Week. We are fortunate to have such responsive Baja officials…a big THANK YOU to all of them. Here is the email from Linda: "Our Stte Secretary of Tourism Lic. Juan Tintos Funcke has spoken to
Discover the World of Ernesto Muñoz Acosta at CEARTEFrom Connie Ellig and EnsenadaGazette.com:"El Vuelo de mi Hermano (The Flight of my Brother)" is a must-see exposition for those who love art and those who love Mexico. The paintings, drawings and sculptures of Ernesto Muñoz Acosta, a natural-born artist now in his seventies, are extraordinary; our photos in my article about this exposition
Safe border crossings, serious U.S.-Mexico partnerships, were the points for agreement during President Felipe Calderon's three day visit to the U.S. capital this week. The fourth bilateral meeting with President Obama settled that business is a two-way enterprise for economic success.Calderon asked for an alternative approach to border security. Convinced that both sides of the border take drug
On Monday, agricultural authorities said they were considering setting up greenhouses at the epicenter of last year's earthquake in the Mexicali Valley.The earthquake, which hit on July 4, 2010 and registered 7.2 on the Richter scale, caused the water level to rise roughly one meter ( 3.28 feet) which increased the amount of salt in the ground.About 20 percent of the farmland in the area was
Check out this album 'Los Barriles - Feb 2009' A few photos of Los Barriles BCS during a Trip Down the Baja in 2009. Jone and I met a great couple Gary & Patrica from Canada. There is a Photo of them in the album. Los Barriles - Feb 2009Album link: Los Barriles - Feb 2009
Loreto Sea Turtle Monitoring Trip to Isla CoronadoThe next sea turtle monitoring trip will depart Monday April 18 at 1:30pm and return on Tuesday April 19 at noon. Assist the monitors in tagging, measuring, weighing and naming sea turtles while spending a relaxing 24 hours on Isla Coronado. Don't miss out on the opportunity to support sea turtle conservation in our park with our certified
In Memory of Charles StewartProvided by The Baja Western Onion Photo courtesy www.todossantosart.comCharles Stewart, Todos Santos, Courtesy TodosSantosArt.com Charles Stewart 1922-2011 - Our beloved friend, artist and founder of the Todos Santos Art Colony, died peacefully in his sleep this weekend. He and his wife Marylou have been living in Taos this last year. Condolences can be sent to her at
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