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El Gallito Estrada

Monday, May 26th, 2014

 

El Gallito Estrada

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Juan Francisco Estrada Romero, better known as ¨el Gallito¨Estrada has become one of the most recognized icons in the city of Puerto Peñasco thanks to his effort and determination in the boxing rink leaving in high the city who saw him grow. This last April 26th he gave a fight worthy of admiration against the Filipino Richi Mepranum, winning by knock out which did not surprise anyone being that the fight was hard by both ends. This fight was not only a great accomplishment for our community but also was responsible for necessary incomes to all the touristic places such as condos, hotels, restaurants and service stores leaving a great economical outcome out of all of it.

 

Home Port in Rocky Point

Sunday, May 18th, 2014

 

Home Port in Rocky Point

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Let’s talk about the homeport that is still in progress. Doesn’t anybody else think this is such an awesome idea? Of course it is, this is great opportunity for Rocky Point and its tourism. This new homeport will provide more jobs. The economy for sure will go up with the tourists arriving from the cruise looking for a place to stay go visit all the shops and the exquisite food of Rocky Point. This is great for everybody in so many ways. The home port has been advancing very well which is located down by “The Wreck” very well known by tourists for the Roger Clyne concerts taking place there. So we all are very excited for this new Homeport here in Rocky Point and are anxiously waiting for it.

 

Golf in Sonora

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

                 Golf in Sonora

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In Sonora, various locations in and outside the major cities have been cleared to practice this sport, attracting the attention of both local and tourists thanks to its practical benefits they entail. Moreover, as the golf courses are often away from the cities, the air is less polluted, thus achieves an adecuate healthy higher blood  and pulmonary oxygenation.

From the physical standpoint, golf practice healthy exercise involves having to walk considerable distances outdoors, on a gently hilly and rough terrain. Having to cover on foot, for about four hours, the miles game is a benefit for both the heart and the circulatory system, as active apace, acceptable for any age.

The golf courses in the state are: San Carlos, Nuevo Guaymas, Sonora Golf Club Marina San Carlos Phone 01 (622) 226-1020 / 226-1120 18 Holes www.sancarlosmexico.com / golf.html, sancarlosgolf@prodigy.net.mx

Ciudad Obregon, Sonora Golf Club Ciudad Obregon Telephone: 01 (644) 4180044 / 418-0151 18 Holes.

Hermosillo, Sonora Los Lagos Golf Club Phone: 01 (662) 260-8860 / 260-8862 18 Holes, Real Club de Golf de Las Palmas Phone: 01 (662) 210-1804 / 215-9269 9 Holes, Club Campestre Hermosillo Phone: (621) 224-3095 9 Holes

Cananea Cananea Sonora Country Club Phone: (645) 332-6940 / 26881

Puerto Penasco, Sonora Las Palomas Beach Camp, Golf Resort Phone: 1-866-360-2324 (from the U.S.) 18 Holes www.laspalomasresort.net/ Jack Nicklaus Golf – Mayan Palace Phone: 52 (638) 383-0402 18 Holes Tel: (638) 383 0400 golfpuertopenasco@grupomayan.com www.mayanresortsgolf.com Jack Nicklaus Golf – Laguna del Mar Phone: 1-877-LMD-INFO (from United States) 18 Holes

Nogales, Nogales Sonora Country Phone: 01 (631) 312-1347

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Our Champion of Rocky Point

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Our Champion of Rocky Point

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Our Champion from Rocky Point Juan Francisco Estrada (El Gallito) A boxer for some of us that do not follow sports. We are proud of him coming from a small town how many people get to go to China that’s pretty neat,he beat Brian Vilorie he dedicated the fight to his mother and aunt and is anxious to come back home he promised his mother and aunt that he would bring the Championship he is well known in Puerto Peñasco if you get to see him congratulate and say hi ,He is doing really good hope to see his next fight we are all routing for him here in Rocky Point

Top 10 most beautiful beaches in Mexico

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Top 10 most beautiful beaches in Mexico

 Mexico has almost 10,000 kilometers of coastline, and therefore, infinity of beautiful beaches. Some are classified among the most beautiful in the world. And it is that Mexicans are terribly darlings in question of beaches. In el Caribe, the color intensity turquoise, the reef and Mayan culture; in the Gulf, the coasts of Tampico and green of Veracruz, and intensity of Tabasco and Yucatan. In the Costa Oeste, from Chiapas to Baja California, incredible sunsets, waves for surfing and the passage of gray whales and dolphins. For all this make a list with the best beaches is almost painful and also very subjective. And sure I’ve forgotten from the beach more recondite, the prettiest.

For those who prefer the crowds, Mexico has several of the most visited beaches in the world. Manzanillo, in Colima that receives half a million visitors each year, Mazatlan, Sinaloa, and Puerto Vallarta in Jalisco, receive more than a million and a half visitors, and Cancun and Cozumel in Quintana Roo, and Acapulco in Guerrero, which are visited for more than 2 million people every year.

Personally, I prefer the quieter beaches, or at least those that are more beautiful in terms of nature. Here are some of my favorites.

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One of the stars of the Caribbean is Tulum. The white sand and turquoise waters would not be as wonderful without Maya el templo looming on the horizon. Bathe and look to the temple, or visit the Mayan ruins and see the immensity of the sea bottom is priceless. You can’t leave without taking a bathhouse, sauna famous Hispanic, with subsequent dip in a cenote and a feast of traditional food.

Mazunte, Oaxacamazunte

Mazunte, on the Pacific coast, is one of the most beautiful beaches on the beautiful beaches of Oaxaca. It owes its name to a blue crab that once was very numerous in the area. If you go, do not miss Punta Cometa, the northern most tip of Mexico, where you can see the sunrise and sunset in the water.

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One of the least known beaches is Boca Del Cielo, also is one of the most pristine. A strip of land between the estuary and the sea of the Pacific Ocean, to rest quietly, rocking in a hammock sipping coconut water and freshly caught a lobster lunch. Do not forget to visit the turtle camp.

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The geology creates wonders sometimes, as it did in this natural paradise protected by UNESCO. The hidden beach, hidden beach or as it is known, is located a few miles from Puerto Vallarta. Has prohibited access to be a protected area, but can be accessed with special permission. To enter you’ll swim beneath a cave about 20 meters long.

Puerto Peñasco, Sonorapenasco

With 110 miles of beach Puerto Penasco is also known as Rocky Point Sonora, the area is famous for its natural treasures. Desert islands, semi-virgin beaches, caves and endless wonders to be discovered. You can also visit the Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans (CEDO), a nonprofit organization that promotes environmental education and protection of the land and sea environments of the region.

Chacahua, Oaxacachacahua

In the National Park Laguna’s de Chacahua, you can find a secluded beach-shaped bay with gently sloping fine sand, where it joins the fresh water and salt water. Chacaua, also in Oaxaca, is another wonder of the Mexican Pacific. Do not miss the walk through the mangroves and visit the crocodile farm and the iguana.

Playa escondida, Veracruzplaya escondido

Forest, beach, sea and sky. That is the attraction of this beach, located at the northernmost point of the coast of Los Tuxtlas. To get you need to take a boat from Montepío, or on foot, it is isolated between two neighboring cliffs and is frequently washed away by winter storms. Do not miss the tilapia in garlic sauce is prepared in the area.

Los Cabos, Baja California Surlos cabos

Los Cabos is one of the most beautiful and exclusive destinations of Mexico, located on the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula. Many are the delights that will drive you mad, its wilderness, its reef, its tons of fresh seafood. But if anything stands in the area is because in February the whales arrive to find the warm waters of Los Cabos to mate and give birth there to their calves.

Zihuatanejo, Guerrerozihuatanujo

Zihuatanejo is a wonderful place in the Guerrero coast. He went from humble fishing village, a highly rated beach destination for backpackers and ecotourists. Be sure to explore the many magical places of Zihuatanejo, explore its narrow winding streets, visiting art galleries and craft shops, and savor the fish tacos richest region.

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Among communities Tecolutla and Nautla is a strip full of blue and green beaches impacting tourists. This is Costa Esmeralda, a beach with fine sand and calm surf, highly recommended for water sports of all kinds. Do not leave without trying their seafood.

Did you know?

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Did you know?

Turtles are among the reptiles, are classified as such by having a shell that protects your vital organs and short wide trunk. Its shell Articulo 4  exit through the opposite side, the head and front legs and leaves behind the hind legs and tail.

By the structure of your spine attached to the shell, the turtle breathing hard by the weight of its shell and its mouth in the form of an eagle’s beak.

Turtle is thought to have about 220 million years have appeared and is estimated to be older than lizards and snakes.

The turtle is tolerant and China is seen as a symbol of good luck.

Airline Aero Calafia

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

Airline Aero Calafia

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The foundation of Air Calafia dating 1992, which began operations. The company was established in Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur Airtaxi providing services, tourist charter flights and short range. The company then had two small Cessna aircraft C206 and Cessna Caravan owned by its founders, with capacities of 5 and 12 passengers respectively. Air Calafia is a Mexican regional airline founded in 1993, is the first line of air taxi Los Cabos, which is based on the Airport Cabo San Lucas, BCS Equipment has Cessna Grand Caravan and Cessna 208. Performs scheduled flights to destinations in the Peninsula of Baja California and the Mexican Pacific coast, as well as charter flights, tours, freight, parcel and special flights.

The flights are to destinations in Cabo San Lucas, La Paz, Los Mochis, Mazatlan, Culiacan, Puerto Vallarta, Ciudad Obregon, Guaymas, Hermosillo, Loreto, Puerto Peñasco, Ciudad Constitucion, Cedros Island, Guerrero negro, Guasave, Santa Rosalia and Tijuana . In 1995, the company is increasing its operations and engages in organizing tours for visitors to Los Cabos. Air Calafia, was the first regional airline which offered tours for gray whale which in the winter months, reaches to the top of the Mexican coast in various geographic regions of Baja California and the Sea of Cortez. Similarly were added successfully, tours to areas such as the San Ignacio Lagoon, the Sierra Tarahumara, Loreto Missions, the Cabo Pulmo Marine Park and La Paz. Since then the company has kept these characteristics, we have made Calafia Air apart from other airlines.

Aeromexico PPE-HMO Flights:

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

Aeromexico PPE-HMO Flights:

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As of June 20, 2013, Puerto Peñasco has flights to Hermosillo and Hermosillo to Puerto Penasco by the airline Aeromexico Connect, the only two days of flights will be on Thursday and Sunday of each week, prices range from $ 1,600.00 and $ 1,800.00 pesos each flight per adult.

The Sea of ​​Cortez airport starts with these flights and needs as they increase, will increase the number of flights.

Benefits of life by the sea

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

Benefits of life by the sea

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There are many people who move to areas close to the sea for many reasons: by the sound of the waves, unique landscapes areas, for recreation, or just for relax motivation. Some people are just fascinated by this atmosphere of satisfaction.

There are occasions when people move to beach areas for health reasons as it has been scientifically proven that chronic diseases such as heart or lungs are better treated in this same area. Many factors such as oxygenation make this easier to happen near sea side areas.

Oceanfront living enables us to exercise and / or maintain a healthier lifestyle. The movement and sound of the waves are the perfect remedies for people who suffer of stress just by giving us tranquility to mind and body

The beach sand acts as a perfect muscle and acts as a therapy for tired muscles. In the city of Puerto Peñasco, there are variables on beaches with different features for the convenience of visitors, differences in surf, sand characteristics, location of landscapes and sunset view. Because of this, many people have used to buy an unlimited number of properties by the sea.

In short, people living near the beach are more likely to live a healthier life, consult your family doctor.

Aquarium for Rocky Point

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

Aquarium for Rocky Point

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Rocky needs a tourist attraction as it is an Aquarius; we are privileged to have the Gulf of California before us which Jacques Cousteau named as the world’s aquarium, as it has a variety of marine species which areonly this area. An aquarium in our city would become a tourist attraction and most of all a great help to promote the care of marine species and help education. An aquarium would become an icon that distinguish us as a port, the aquarium is currently in school Cet Mar, but very small, need more space, more species to show and especially cabinets where they can appreciate all species and if possible show some water. Stated Kiko Munro.