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Espíritu Santo and Isla Partida Island

Espíritu Santo and Isla Partida Island In the Sea of Cortez, 45 minutes by boat from the busy hub of La Paz, you will find the enchanting islands of Espíritu Santo and Isla Partida: a fascinating 80.763 km/31.183 square-mile rock formation whose origins can be explained by a series of cataclysmic earthquakes shaking its minerals […]

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A Brief History of Los Cabos, Part I: The Mystery of the Pericúes

The first human inhabitants of what is now Los Cabos were the Pericú, a hunting and gathering tribe whose territory not only included the southernmost part of the peninsula but also the East Cape and the islands closest to La Paz: Cerralvo, Espírtu Santo, Partida, and San José. They might also have occupied the land that […]

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