Archives for February 2014

Seventy-three Wristbands

When Americans stroll through markets or along shop-filled streets in areas of Mexico that cater to tourists, the local vendors are ready and waiting to make an offer you can’t refuse. The pitch usually begins with a, “Good morning, afternoon, evening!” that can’t be ignored. Look American, and even if you and your companion are […] Read the full article…

ASUPMATOMA and Cabo’s Sea Turtles

 When realtor and ASUPMATOMA founder René Pinal first visited Cabo San Lucas, it was a remote fishing village where the only tourists landed their planes at a few private air strips. Pinal saw the area’s future. In 1974, he moved to Cabo and set up shop. Forty years later, Pinal is respected for his long […] Read the full article…

Casa Hogar — A House and a Home

Casa Hogar de Cabo San Lucas, more commonly shortened to Casa Hogar (House Home) has a easy-to-find website. Send a message and Director Chris Mills is quick to reply. Finding the actual place, gets more complicated. At the hotel, I hand my phone, with instructions that don’t include an address, to the taxi driver who […] Read the full article…

Los Cabos Humane Society: Love and Hard Choices

  This is the fourth post in “The Other Side of the Peso’s” Cabo Series. In last week’s post about the Solmar Foundation, I described a stop on the Helping Hands tour at Los Cabos Humane Society. En route, our tour guide mentioned that a decade ago, it wasn’t unusual to see stray animals all […] Read the full article…