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Update: Loreto and Loreto Bay, BCS, Mexico (Photos)

Nov 26, 2014
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Update: Loreto and Loreto Bay, BCS, Mexico (Photos)

If you haven’t visited Loreto Bay or seen photos of the area in recent years, you may be surprised. Those that remember 2005, will remember dirt. That’s all there was here next to the Sea of Cortez. Early homes sold based merely on dreams (not to mention some gorgeous water color brochures produced by the LB…

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Watch: Revolution Day in Loreto, BCS, Mexico (Video)

Nov 21, 2014
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Watch: Revolution Day in Loreto, BCS, Mexico (Video)

Yesterday was, of course, a very special day for Mexico. I was fortunate enough to be here on November 20, 2014, when this incredible Fiesta happened literally steps away from my little casa. I put together a short highlight video of this Revolution Day celebration in Loreto Bay (a resort located about 20 minutes south…

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“Morado” music video shot in Loreto (VIDEO)

Dec 7, 2013
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“Morado” music video shot in Loreto (VIDEO)

“Morado” – a short film shot on location at Misión de Nuestra Señora de Loreto Conchó. This is the first film to receive a “Loreto Oscar” awarded by Emmy-winner Jane Lurie on 11/28/2013. Te amo. What is real, imagined? A discovery of love, ambition, truth. “MORADO” LOCATION Loreto, Baja California Sur, Mexico STARRING Loni Stark…

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“Soul Searching” in Loreto, Baja California Sur, Mexico (VIDEO)

Nov 26, 2013
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“Soul Searching” in Loreto, Baja California Sur, Mexico (VIDEO)

“On October 19, 1697, Salvatierra, with a small group of soldiers, disembarked from the galley “Santa Elvira” in the Bay of San Dionisio at 26° N latitude. In the first days after their arrival, the missionary erected a modest structure that served as a chapel, to the front of which they affixed a wooden cross….

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Video of New Loreto Farmers Market

Nov 20, 2013
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Video of New Loreto Farmers Market

Loreto is a busy place these days. Even though I’ve been visiting for about seven years now, I’m amazed at how things move forward. New restaurants, new shops, new services. “Thriving” might be a good way to describe this little fishing village. The farmers market has been relocated. Apparently the rains have forced it to…

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Voices of Loreto: Drenched

Nov 20, 2012
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Voices of Loreto: Drenched

Each year we take it one kilometer at a time: Highway One, Baja California, destination Loreto. Generally a dry and dusty road through the Baja desert, this year the landscape oozes with green from recent rains. It is almost impossible not to drench myself in the expectations and dreams of a new season. With each…

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Fall Back—Waaaay Back

Oct 29, 2012
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Fall Back—Waaaay Back

In contrast to our ultra-productive hectic U.S. lives, there is a quality of the Baja culture that lives for the sabor (flavor) of daily life.

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Voices of Loreto: Saving the Sea with Research

Aug 9, 2012
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Voices of Loreto: Saving the Sea with Research

While visiting their second home in Loreto Bay from their home in the Sierras of California, Guy and Fauna Tomlinson and their college-age children signed up for an overnight sea turtle monitoring expedition to Isla Coronado. They wanted to learn about the efforts underway to protect the local sea turtle population in the Loreto Marine Park.

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Voices of Loreto: Notice the Tempo

Jul 9, 2012
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Voices of Loreto: Notice the Tempo

It was early and the knock on our wooden door seemed upbeat. From the courtyard I heard our neighbor announcing: “I accomplished a major developmental task! I woke up this morning and cancelled my flight back to the States!” A week before he had noticed our door ajar as he was checking out the Mexican…

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Voices of Loreto: Pueblo Mágico

Jun 14, 2012
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Voices of Loreto: Pueblo Mágico

Those of us who have discovered this gem in the rough have known intuitively what the Mexican government has just announced: Loreto is the newest pueblo to be added to the list of “Pueblos Mágicos” (Magical Villages). What is Loreto’s magic? The sea, the history, the adventure; an inexplicable state of mind; a simpler, less…

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