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Stories and Tips La Paz

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What to do in La Paz

Written by El Gallo on 11 Aug, 2000

What you do in La Paz is be peaceful. It's an easy thing to do. You just loaf around a fairly lazy downtown, take long walks along the Malecon (which turns into a jogging/walking path that leads all the way to the ferry-over…Read More


Sportfishing on the Sea of Cortes

Written by spuguru on 11 Dec, 2000

I'm sorry to start this entry with two facts: 1) I've only sportfished this trip, so I can't compare it with other trips. 2) I have no idea whose boat we went on - we booked through our hotel (La Concha). Many boats are available here, as…Read More


Catamaran on the Sea of Cortes

Written by spuguru on 11 Dec, 2000

Desperately looking for things to do, we noticed a several catamarans beached at our hotel (La Concha). My wife is a veteran sailor and soon managed to convince the fellow renting that we didn't need a guide. However, what we did need was wind; it…Read More


Snorkeling with Sea Lions!

Written by spuguru on 11 Dec, 2000

Unfortunately, I didn't bring my dive card and two of the people I went with didn't dive, so we went snorkeling instead. However, this was a snorkeling excursion without par. We started out at the Cortez Club, an outfitter attached (literally, by pier) to La…Read More


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A little more on beaches and water

Written by nmagann on 27 Oct, 2000

There is a tour on a ponga to Punta Balandra, where the sand is so white I was struggling even with sunglasses. There is an inverted rock which looks almost like an hour glass they point out. They also let you off for…Read More


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An Inland Tour Through Desert to Cabo

Written by nmagann on 27 Oct, 2000

Buffet breakfast served at the Los Arcos hotel is the beginning of the trip. A very nice day tour takes you through the desert (a green one with flowering cactus) to Cabo where you given time to shop and take a glass bottom boat…Read More


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Espirito Santos Island Snorkling

Written by nmagann on 27 Oct, 2000

Take a ponga to this island to snorkle or dive with the sealions. You will be clearing your mask frequently due to laughing. I hopped in the water looked up to see one coming head on. Just as it appeared we would…Read More


More eats

Written by El Gallo on 11 Aug, 2000

You don't need restaurant guides in Mexico--there's food everywhere and it's all pretty good. If you don't want to grab tacos or roast chicken, try Bachos or LaPazLapa along the waterfront (gringo watering holes--it gets worse: there's a yachtie hangout called El Taste).…Read More


La Paz Shopping

Written by 12CGTV on 21 Oct, 2000

La Paz is a shopping mecca for residents of Baja Sur, but it has little in the way of folk art from mainland Mexico. Curios la Carreta up the hill, near the Hotel Los Arcos at Calles Bravo and Mutualismo, is a complex of…Read More


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La Paz Beaches

Written by 12CGTV on 11 Nov, 2008

La Paz has a lot of beaches some in town and a lot of beaches away from town. My favorite beach is Playa Tecolote , you have to take a taxi or the bus to get to that beach.…Read More


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