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What do you do all day in Loreto?

May 19, 2010
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Submitted by Jane Lurie. The most common question that we Loreto homeowners are asked is, “What do you do all day when you are in Loreto?” This is not an easy question to answer. When we come down here we enter a schedule-free zone. Even when appointments are made, the starting time is always approximate…

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On the road back to Loreto

May 7, 2010
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Loreto time is at work as I try to remember how long we have been here…it’s either forever or 5 days. Once we arrive, we slip into timeless mode and seem to glide through our days seamlessly and already way too quickly. We spent some time this first week celebrating and enjoying our friends Eve…

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Life on Loreto Bay

Mar 21, 2010
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Submitted by Al Graichen A week is just not enough time to get much done in Loreto, especially when you’re building a house. We’re one of the lucky ones and have been “in residence” for almost two years. Still there is always something different to do and see. As many times as I walk the…

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Volunteering at Animalandia’s Spay and Neuter Clinic in Loreto

Mar 20, 2010
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Submitted by Jane Lurie Followers of StarkSilverCreek are familiar with Animalandia. It was the first local group in Loreto to benefit from the sales of the StarkSilverCreek Calendar. Animalandia was founded by two women, Denise Jones, DVM and Maria de La Luz Gonzales (Lucy), who were concerned about the plight of the many street dogs…

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A gourmet feast in Loreto

Mar 12, 2010
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Submitted by Pat Reardon. Several years ago during a wine tasting tour of Tuscany and Umbria we bought an incredible bottle of Amarone. We have saved it over the years for a very special occasion.  When we bought our Casa in Loreto over three years ago we agreed that we would celebrate our new home…

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Watching friends fall in love with their homes

Mar 10, 2010
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Submitted by Jane Lurie End of week one (and 1/2) in Loreto This was an especially full week in Loreto. So many SF Bay Area friends were here. Lots of excitement in Agua Viva…two housewarming parties, one birthday party and our first “Outdoor Movie Night”, using an accommodating building next to Chuck and Marsha’s for…

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Loreto Farmer’s Market under the Baja sun, indie style (video)

Feb 18, 2010
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Submitted by Clinton Stark Astonishing visuals are the norm in Loreto, Baja California Sur. Crystal blue waters of the Sea of Cortez. Dry desert land with a stray cactus here and there. The locals going about their business, ready smile. But the farmer’s market (aka people flocking to fruit) really stretches the imagination; set in…

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Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner in Loreto, Baja California Sur

Feb 9, 2010
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Submitted by Jane Lurie. I love food. I love eating food prepared by the many culinary wonders who I am fortunate to call friends. I love ordering and eating food at restaurants. On occasion I even love cooking food. This trip we had decided not to go town to eat. Between our friends’ kitchens and…

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A hike through the Oasis in Loreto, Baja

Jan 31, 2010
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Submitted by Jane Lurie In the years following our purchase of our home in Loreto Bay, in May, 2005, we attended many HomeOwners’ Gatherings. These were so much fun. We met many of our dear friends on those trips. One of our favorite memories from those days is of a hike that Cecilia Fischer led…

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Under the Baja Sun: January comes to an end

Jan 27, 2010
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Submitted by Al Graichen It’s hard to believe that many of us celebrated the new year at our house and many more at La Mision and other venues in Loreto only 3 short weeks ago. The year is already going by too fast and I’m continuing to chase contractors to finish construction fixes that my…

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