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Post by dean on Mon May 09, 2016 10:09 am

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The Servicio Meteorológico Nacional in Mexico is forecasting a slightly above average hurricane season with 17 named storms, 9 of those becoming hurricanes, and 4 of those hurricanes becoming major storms of Category 3 or higher.




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Post by dean on Wed May 31, 2017 11:00 am

second storm forming, this one projected to be a tropical storm and potentially a hurricane. the direction is not this way at this time.

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AC unit portable

Post by dean on Wed May 31, 2017 10:14 am

Here is a new product I saw at the National Hardware Show recently. It is a mini-split AC unit that is portable. So it is very quiet. The only negative is it uses more lectricity than the window units that are energy star. But this one is great for RS, homes, renters, . The annual differential is only 20% higher. Again you do not need expert installation and you can take it with you... My bet is two years and they will be matching 12SEER ratings of window units. But no window unit is close to this in quiet. They are located in Canada so you may have to do some advance planning to get one.



http://forestair.ca/index.php/en/products/air-control/item/mini-series



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Post by dean on Tue May 30, 2017 10:35 am

recent earthquakes...

I was recently was driving to USA and over by Gonzaga bay taking the 5 north and there were some huge boulders in the middle of the lanes one about 20 feet in diameter. and small ones all over. On the return last week all were cleaned off the road.

http://temblor.net/earthquake-insights/gulf-of-california-earthquakes-highlight-zone-of-rapid-rupture-4129/


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Post by dean on Tue May 23, 2017 9:24 pm

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CFE has put a pause on all new solar installs in Baja Sur for the time being. It’s unclear how long this will last but when they do open up another limited amount of solar to be added to their grid that space will fill quickly. ECTECH Solar will be closing our store for the summer due to this but feel free to email us and secure your spot on our waiting list. info atttttt@ectechsolar.com

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Post by dean on Tue May 02, 2017 6:11 pm

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I've just updated my website with information on the festival May 3-5 that marks the founding of the city of La Paz. Events include a dramatization of the arrival of Hernán Cortés, the coronation of the festival queen, performances of dance, theatre and music, as well as film and photography exhibitions. For details on these and other arts and cultural events, visit www.rozinlapaz.com http://www.rozinlapaz.com

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Post by dean on Wed Apr 05, 2017 9:56 pm

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Post by dean on Sat Mar 25, 2017 5:16 pm

did anyone else notice on that Calafia Airlines has two round trip flights from LaPaz to Cabo

https://www.calafiaairlines.com/

monday wed friday about 600-800 pesos. each way. with many of the days sold out.

25 or 45 minute flight?

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10th Artisanal Festival of El Triunfo

Post by Mesquite on Mon Mar 06, 2017 5:53 pm

The 10th Artisanal Festival of El Triunfo is this Sunday, March 12. Join us for the fun on the Bar El Minero terrace terrace. Bring the whole family and enjoy the regional handicrafts and foods that will be on display and for sale throughout the village. This annual tradition is not to be missed. We will be cooking up our award-winning paella over the outdoor mesquite fire as well as other temptations and serving them with draft, craft beer and other delicious libations.

DUE TO THE FESTIVAL, WE WILL NOT TAKE RESERVATIONS THIS SUNDAY — IT WILL BE FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE

See you Sunday on our terrace!

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Post by dean on Sat Mar 04, 2017 9:50 pm

http://noticieros.televisa.com/especiales/las-gasolineras-mexico-y-litros-litro/?platform=hootsuite

seems there are a lot more gas stations pumping accurately vs last time I saw one of these maps.

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Fabulous Jazz Friday this Friday at Bar El Minero

Post by Mesquite on Mon Feb 27, 2017 7:01 pm

You will NOT want to miss tenor Guillermo García Proal singing big band classics and jazz standards in this charming setting on March 3, starting at 5 pm. Cover charge of 150 pesos includes a welcome cocktail and loads of great atmosphere. Plenty of good food and drink available. Reservations highly recommended: 612-176-3939, info@barelminero.com. See promo poster at https://www.barelminero.com/restaurant/

See you Friday on the terrace in El Triunfo!

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Post by dean on Tue Feb 21, 2017 10:06 pm


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Join Us on Valentine's Day!

Post by Mesquite on Fri Feb 10, 2017 7:45 am

Celebrate Valentine's Day at Bar El Minero on Tuesday the 14th with a special menu! Reservations recommended. We will be closed Monday the 13th. Email: info@barelminero.com. WhatsApp: 612-194-2093. Cell: 612-176-3939. Website: www.barelminero.com/restaurant. Facebook: BarElMinerodeElTriunfo

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Post by dean on Wed Feb 08, 2017 12:16 pm

bpe

Road Report: Worst surface conditions in years especially north of Guerrero Negro to north of Catavina where it felt like the pot holes where going to take out my suspension

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Start Training for the Don Diablo Now!

Post by Mesquite on Tue Feb 07, 2017 11:56 am

The Don Diablo Trail Run—which takes place on April 9—is a highly demanding 35-kilometer (21.75-mile) trail run, 100% single dirt track, that crosses the Sierra Cacachilas mountain range. Starting from the outskirts of La Paz and finishing in El Sargento on La Ventana Bay, the course traverses many canyons and climbs three mountain passes with a total elevation change of 1409 meters. Read and see more about the 35K and 21K events on our new website or Facebook page. We encourage you to register now to take advantage of discounted pricing. info@dondiablotrailrun.com, https://dondiablotrailrun.com, https://www.facebook.com/dondiablotrailrun, (+ 52 1) 612 157 5764.

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Post by dean on Tue Jan 31, 2017 9:28 am

found by Mr. Fish location last night a drivers license for Marc Redman, contact Sol at coffee shop. It should be back in town tomorrow.

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Post by dean on Mon Jan 30, 2017 3:58 pm

found a chihuahua, contact Sol at the coffee shop.

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An Adventure Gateway to the Sierra Cacachilas

Post by Mesquite on Mon Jan 30, 2017 2:24 pm

The Rancho Cacachilas Bike Hub opened its doors on Monday, January 30, 2017 in downtown El Sargento. In addition to offering a bicycle shop for buying, renting and repairing equipment, The Hub provides opportunities for exceptional outdoor adventures unique to Baja California Sur. Led by our knowledgeable guides, visitors can learn about the cultural, mining and natural history of the Sierra Cacachilas. Join us for hiking, mountain biking, day tours, camping, overnight trips, wine and cheese tastings, organic gardening activities and more. Please visit our website to see photos and maps and other details: https://www.ranchocacachilas.com/adventures. Or, simply drop by The Hub on the Corredor Isla Cerralvo, the main street in downtown El Sargento. Look for a bike mounted on the wall above the door, across the street from Lavandaria Rossy. Telephone: (+52 1) 612 348 7758. See you soon!


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Post by dean on Sat Jan 28, 2017 7:22 am

needlefish warning for today and or tomorrow

I suggest you do not windsurf with blue. harness, wetsuit, board, sail (kite is ok)

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Post by dean on Wed Jan 25, 2017 10:26 am

The governor of Baja California Sur intends to enact a controversial new 350-peso tax on tourists coming from abroad and staying for more than a day. https://goo.gl/LM7CiS

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Post by dean on Tue Jan 24, 2017 8:09 am

Get Ready for Carnaval

2017 Carnaval is February 23-28.

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Post by dean on Sat Jan 21, 2017 6:13 am

Southwest Airlines announced this week that they will begin flying nonstop to Los Cabos from San Diego in April, marking the airline’s first nonstop service between Lindbergh Field and Mexico.

The once daily flight to Los Cabos International Airport, which serves the popular tourist towns of San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas, will start on April 25, with booking available beginning Wednesday, January 25.
They will join two other airlines — Alaska and Spirit — that also offer nonstop service to the southern Baja California destination although Spirit’s flights are seasonal, not year-round.

Southwest is offering special introductory fares as low as $104 one way, starting Wednesday for travel beginning April 25.
Presently they fly nonstop to the Los Cabos airport from Los Angeles and Orange County and are scheduled to launch nonstop flights next month from Oakland, as well.

Southwest’s announcement comes as Tijuana’s A.L. Rodriguez International Airport is adding infrastructure improvements to ease air travel for Americans.

http://www.bajafly.com/report/Bajafly.report.htm

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Post by blackwolf on Fri Jan 20, 2017 10:43 am

from facebook wrote:You can rent a car in La Ventana (right next to the Vet) for $40 for 24 hours - includes insurance and taxes. It's National Car Rental - but you have to book it through Giamperri at the La Ventana Souvenir Shop. I have one out on rental right now - it's very convenient

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mosquito talk

Post by dean on Tue Jan 17, 2017 8:55 am



I with the help of a friend Jon, I will be putting on a DIY discussion on how to make your own mosquito traps that work on the disease spreading AE mosquito that we have here in the baja. You should gain the knowledge of how to make your own traps by the conclusion of the event, though I show how to do it on my website. I have successfully made a one-way or dead end mosquito trap for the AE mosquito and tested it and it works. Basically, this is a what is termed a ovi-trap that does not allow the mosquito to escape is my improvement for 15 cents of screen material. Ovi-traps have been used for over 50 years. You can read up on my website. www.mosquitoswithoutborders.com I have a good location secured that has plenty of seating space available in LaVentana where the farmers market is held. My trap can be made with 15 cents of screen hot glue or silicone and a coke bottle. Just add water, we will explain the theory too. It does have the capability to stop dengue, zika, and so on dead in its tracks. If you are not crafty minded I will also sell the components that you just put in a 3-liter soda bottle for a low price. You should have about 4-6 around your home, these should last for 5-10 years just adding water. You will need to bring a chair to sit on, and several uncrushed rinsed out 3-liter coke bottles is the donation to me so I can make more traps. The date I am planning on is January 26th right after the farmer’s market in LaVentana, which is also the same day of the LaVentana Classic tournament if you wish to stick around for some events. This will be easy to find because it is on the main road just after the main campground and plenty of the signage for the farmer’s market on the main road. Tentatively at 12:30 right after the morning farmer’s market. Please bring a chair as there are none available at the location. Contact me though my website, see ya there. Dean.

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Post by dean on Sat Jan 07, 2017 1:05 pm

adam w wrote:Nice to see whale sharks in La Ventana yesterday morning. To keep these creatures frequenting the bay we should all follow these common guidelines listed on the NOAA website. I witnessed a jet ski with instructor and student circle the entire whale at an extremely close distance. Lets have conscious and create awareness for marine life in La Ventana.


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Post by dean on Sat Jan 07, 2017 9:34 am

wow they are paving some of the road from HWY5 to HWY1. Maybe about 6 miles will be paved in the near future, like this month. and the other side to the west another 7 miles could easily be done in the next few months. leaving maybe 8 miles for the next couple years.

http://forums.bajanomad.com/viewthread.php?tid=85281


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Post by dean on Tue Dec 27, 2016 6:35 am

S. Newman Darby, Inventor of the Sailboard, Dies at 88
By RICHARD SANDOMIR
Mr. Darby created his invention, widely acknowledged as the first windsurfing craft, out of frustration that the waves on lakes were not big enough to surf on.

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Holiday Paella! — Saturdays, December 24 and 31!

Post by Mesquite on Wed Dec 21, 2016 1:45 pm

Bar El Minero invites you for our traditional paella this Saturday, December 24 and next Saturday, December 31! 11 am to 6:30 pm. We will be closed on December 25th and January 1st, Christmas and New Year's. Reservations recommended. Come join us and kick off the holidays in style!

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Post by dean on Sun Dec 04, 2016 7:35 am

rain last evening, got things wet, and sprinkles today so far.

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Post by dean on Thu Nov 17, 2016 5:29 am

puppy was returned. She did follow a dog with its owner home. She did not have permission to have a sleep over so she is in the dog house....

Sophia is so happy.

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Post by dean on Wed Nov 16, 2016 6:28 am

Sophia’s dog is missing since last evening around 4pm.    She is a larger breed of Chihuahua light brown and white, very friendly will not bite and will lick you to death.    She knows how to get home from anywhere near the campground.   She left and lives at the second property north of the campground.   She is known to go play with people who walk their dogs on the beach.     She has a pink K style harness on.    Answers to either tequila or ratatouille.   If found contact me by email or phone or take to Craft Coffee at the el teso plaza.   612-114-0202



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Bar El Minero Party Today! — This Afternoon & Evening

Post by Mesquite on Sat Nov 05, 2016 8:24 am

Bar El Minero invites you to celebrate the Day of the Dead TODAY from 4 PM onwards. Join us on the restaurant’s outdoor patio with live music, trick or treating, folkloric dances, guided graveyard tours, and a presentation of local legends by the town's middle school students. Hot dogs and Chef Felipe's award-winning paella will be available for purchase, made black with squid ink, cooked over an outdoor wood fire. Come in costume, and watch the kids — and adults — have fun! Admission to the party is free and open to the general public. See the above underlined link for more details, including directions and contact details.



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Post by dean on Wed Nov 02, 2016 7:48 pm

Next saturday Nov. 5th at El Triunfo: the program includes guided tours to the grave yard and a sketch of local legends performed by the town middle scholars. Folkloric dances. Live music. Trick or treat for children, costumes required. Place: El minero bar Time: starting at 4 pm No charge.
Dinner for available: black paella (calamari ink) and hot dogs.

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what time is it in LaPaz

Post by dean on Sun Oct 30, 2016 8:50 am


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Bar El Minero Events!

Post by Mesquite on Fri Oct 28, 2016 10:23 am

October 28 through November 7 — We are creating an Altar de Muertos today (Friday, October 28). Photos of deceased loved ones are welcome, or simply come and admire the altar and join the celebration.

November 19 — Festival Gastronómico El Triunfo at Bar El Minero​. Help restore La Ramona, the village's iconic 19th century smelter smokestack. This multilateral initiative is an essential first step in reviving the economy and cultural heritage of El Triunfo. Great food, music and cause. $850 pesos.

We are open daily 11a - 6:30p, except for Tuesdays. Reservations recommended. Visit the Bar El Minero website for photos, menus, takeaway options, event details, press reviews, maps, Facebook link and more, or give us a call at (+52 1) 612-176-3939.

See you soon on the terrace for good food, brews, views, great causes and local history.


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Post by dean on Mon Oct 24, 2016 1:20 pm

plan to avoid travel to lapaz this day, well afternoon will be fine.


baja 4000 jan 13-22 2017
http://www.bamakoadventures.com/en/baja4000/

they should be going through losplaines the 17th...

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Post by dean on Thu Oct 20, 2016 11:10 am

wow we have wind....

also maybe this is why my window mosquito trap finally caught a wild mosquito.... another major success. I had been wondering why i do not see mosquitos like I use to right on my screen where I work. We just needed a bit of wind.

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