Archives for January 2014

The Solmar Foundation

     This is the third post in “The Other Side of the Peso’s” Cabo Series. “Don Luis Bulnes Molleda was a big believer in giving back to the community,” Dinorah de Haro says as our van rolls along Marina Boulevard at the start of the Helping Hands tour. This is my second morning in […] Read the full article…

Behind the Solmar Scene

This is the second post in “The Other Side of the Peso’s” Cabo Series. Last week’s post, Cabo History 101, summarized some of the successes of Don Luis Bulnes Molleda, founder of Solmar Hotels and Resorts which include The Ridge at Playa Grande, a sprawling resort that attracts national and international travelers. There is an […] Read the full article…

Cabo History 101

    Unlike a lot Americans on their first visit to Cabo San Lucas, my husband and I didn’t go to hang out at the beach, see whales or play golf. We went with one goal: to dig below the Cabo most American tourists see. We uncovered a lot, and you can read the results […] Read the full article…

The Long Road from Tampacán to Monterrey

 It’s a long road from Tampacán to Monterrey–415 miles–but Rodolfo Santiago’s journey has been much longer. Santiago, 42, describes his hometown of Tampacán, San Luis Potosí (population 15,000) as “a small town with a plaza, a church and a city hall.” In other words, like almost any small town in Mexico. His father worked the fields […] Read the full article…