Author Archives: Go_Gringo

Rosarito Beach: Father’s Day

Rosarito Beach: Father’s Day

June 16, 2013 Spend Father’s Day in Rosarito in the gorgeous Mexican state of Baja California, it’s time!  The festivities in Rosarito surrounding Father’s Day are ideal for weekend getaways and sun-filled holidays!  Baja California and the attractions of Rosarito are ideal for dads who love Mexico travel.  From sport fishing to the festivities sponsored… Continue Reading

Estero Beach Volleyball

Estero Beach Volleyball

June 22-23, 2013 Renowned as the biggest summer volleyball event in all of Mexico, the Mexico International Volleyball Tournament (formerly known as the Estero Beach Volleyball Tournament) will be held June 22-23, 2013 in Rosarito Beach. Rosarito’s summer tournament attracts some of the best beach volleyball players in the world. In fact, it’s been called… Continue Reading

Deep-Sea Fishing Rocky Point Tournament

Deep-Sea Fishing Rocky Point Tournament

The Sea of Cortez is internationally famous for its sport fishing. The annual Rocky Point Deep-Sea Fishing Tournament is a seasonal highlight of the year. Rocky Point, or Puerto Penasco as it’s called in Mexico, is a tourist destination that is sometimes known as “Arizona’s Beach.” Its proximity to the U.S. border makes it a Continue Reading

Mexican Navy Day

Mexican Navy Day

Every June 1st Mexicans throughout the nation celebrate Navy Day or as it’s known in Mexico, Dia de la Marina!  Navy Day is super fun in the nation’s port towns and nowhere does the celebration get livelier than in the cities of the Baja California. The peninsula’s ports celebrate the event with their own singular… Continue Reading

Obtaining a Passport

Obtaining a Passport

It used to be that travelers to Mexico could cross and recross the border with little more than a driver’s license.  Today, of course, passports are a must for getting back into the U.S.  When crossing the border, customs officials must be presented with a passport or passport card or the traveler will not be… Continue Reading

Rosarito Beach Hotel

Rosarito Beach Hotel

One of the most revered and well-known hotels on the Baja Peninsula, the Rosarito Beach Hotel is the perfect place to enjoy spring break or reside for vacations in the beautiful coastal city of Rosarito Beach.  Located in the Mexican state of Baja California, Rosarito Beach boasts many world-class accommodations, but the Rosarito Beach Hotel… Continue Reading

Aztecs

Aztecs

One of the most famous tribes of North America, the Aztecs were based primarily in the Valley of Mexico in the modern-day capital, Mexico City.  Between the fourteenth and sixteenth centuries, the Aztecs controlled large tracts of Mesoamerica until the Spanish Conquest in the early sixteenth century.  As one of the most dominant groups in… Continue Reading

The Sierra Madre Oriental

The Sierra Madre Oriental

Situated in northeastern Mexico on the eastern portion of the Mexican Plateau, the Sierra Madre Oriental Mountains span roughly 620 miles.  It ranges through Mexico states of Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, Tamaulipas, San Luis Potosi, Hidalgo, Queretaro, and Puebla.  One of the highest peaks of the Sierra Madre Oriental is Cerro San Rafael located in Coahuila;… Continue Reading