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09 July 2012

Voices of Loreto: Notice the Tempo

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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14 June 2012

Voices of Loreto: Pueblo Mágico

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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28 May 2012

Voices of Loreto: Angels on the Highway

Voices of Loreto: Angels on the Highway

Two years ago, the miraculous outcome of our own car accident quickly gained Loreto folklore status. That was when I learned about the angels on the highway, and every time I told the story I sang their praises.

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15 May 2012

Voices of Loreto: Waiting for Loreto Bay

Voices of Loreto: Waiting for Loreto Bay

Nine years is a long time to observe what people do while they wait. Through these years of observation, it seems that people fall into one of the following categories.

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04 May 2012

Princess to base cruise ship in San Francisco year-round, stops scheduled for Loreto

Princess to base cruise ship in San Francisco year-round, stops scheduled for Loreto

USA Today is reporting that Princess plans to base a cruise ship, the “Grand Princess,” in San Francisco year-round. Starting in 2013, the schedule will include stops in Loreto, La Paz, Cabo San Lucas in Baja California Sur in addition to Puerto Vallarta. Departure dates for the Mexico trips are Sept. 17, 2013 and March 5,…

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02 May 2012

Voices of Loreto: Remarkable Migrations

Voices of Loreto: Remarkable Migrations

When they are ready to nest, hummingbirds build at human eye level, inviting us to view the unfolding miracle. With spider silk and tufted matter, they fashion an expandable nest the size of a small cup. They lay two eggs the size of jellybeans, slowing their metabolism to a standstill so they can sit for several weeks on their developing eggs. Imagine, even at rest, the hummingbird’s heart flutters at 250 beats per minute.

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24 April 2012

Voices of Loreto: Imagination, A Leap of Faith, and Walkways

Voices of Loreto: Imagination, A Leap of Faith, and Walkways

For those of us who have chosen to spend parts of our year here, there is plenty to learn—about living in community, about letting go of expectations, about relaxing our standards. About appreciating the basics and ‘going with the flow’ and the majesty of la madre naturaleza (mother nature).

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04 April 2012

Where to Stay in Loreto: Las Cabañas de Loreto

Where to Stay in Loreto: Las Cabañas de Loreto

Las Cabañas de Loreto is now a member of the Discover Loreto family. You can find information about their “intimate” hotel, conveniently located downtown Loreto just off the Malecan, and the gorgeous poolside area (see above photo!) in their new listing in the DL guide.

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15 March 2012

Discover Loreto Travel Guide Update: Macchiato Coffee and Wine

Discover Loreto Travel Guide Update: Macchiato Coffee and Wine

An Italian style cafe offering coffee, espresso as a specialty, in addition to pizza, wine, beer, and – of course! – margaritas.

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14 March 2012

Carnival to invest $150 million in Mexican ports, including Baja California Sur

Carnival Corp – operator of 80% of all cruise business in Mexico – plans to invest $150 million in Mexican ports, including locations in Baja California Sur.

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