The Mexican FolkArt Market 2013, on its first ever edition, took place on the 9th & 10th of November. The cultural event featured Top Mexican Artisans from all over the country showcasing their art and crafts.
About 20 miles from the border, Rosarito has graduated from its “spring-break, party-hearty” atmosphere. Instead, the town has become more appealing to visiting families and couples on romantic getaways, who while away the days on the wide, sandy beaches, shop in the craft markets and stroll along the quarter-mile-long sportfishing pier in front of the Rosarito Beach Hotel.
The historical amendment to Mexican Constitutions´ 27th Article, has stirred the interest in properties along the Baja Riviera, as evidenced by the surge of real-estate activity along the Northern Baja Coast.
Fifteen years ago, my brother who lives near San Diego took me to coastal Baja in Mexico and the experience has stayed with me ever since. We ate fish tacos, went swimming at a sublime, deserted beach and fell asleep on the beach to the sounds of the surf. In December, I’m heading west to visit my brother again, this time with my wife and sons, ages 3 and 5, but when I asked him to take me back to the same places we visited long ago he told me that it wasn’t safe
Castillos Del Mar Hotel is taking part as one of the designated “Points of Light” in the Mob Art project known as Shine on Baja. This unprecedented event in the Baja area is being promoted by Debbie Shine as a way to ‘shed light’ on the beautiful Baja Peninsula.
Please, join hundreds of Baja residents as we “light-up’ the coastline with beautiful multicolored, biodegradable “Wish Lanterns”. The lanterns will drift long enough to create a spectacular bejeweled string of lights up and down the coastline!
These first six months of 2012, sales have doubled. Homes, that are well priced, sometimes are seeing multiple offers and selling close to list price.
Robert Redford left Baja California last weekend, as quietly as when he first arrived in June to film J.C. Chandor’s “All is Lost” at Baja Studios south of Rosarito Beach.
Since I was a child growing up in a predominately Spanish-speaking neighborhood, my dream had always been to buy a home and live in Mexico, preferably by the ocean. On May 6, 2011, that dream came true for me.