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A Brief History of Los Cabos, Part III: The Age of Jesuit Mission Building

A Brief History of Los Cabos, Part III: The Age of Jesuit Mission Building Although Hernan Cortés had landed in La Paz by 1535, and present-day San José del Cabo was a frequent stopping point along the world’s most lucrative trade route by the latter part of the 16th century, the first permanent settlement on […]

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Celebrating México’s Independence Day. ¡Feliz Día de la Independencia!

Celebrating México’s Independence Day. ¡Feliz Día de la Independencia! October ushers in many of the signature local events in Los Cabos, from Cabo Comedy Fest and Sammy Hagar’s Birthday Bash parties to Fiesta de Cabo San Lucas and Bisbee’s Black and Blue marlin fishing tournament. But the biggest single event, not only locally but nationally, takes place […]

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A Brief History of Los Cabos, Part II: The Galleon Trade and the Golden Age of Piracy

A Brief History of Los Cabos, Part II: The Galleon Trade and the Golden Age of Piracy For thousands of years, the only contact the Pericú—the original inhabitants of the southernmost part of Baja California Sur—had with the outside world were occasional parlays or skirmishes with their territorial neighbors, the Guaycura, and perhaps, on waterborne […]

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