Browsing Month June, 2014

Burritos ETI

By at June 28, 2014 | 6:24 am | 0 Comment

"I've been coming here since I was her age" said the man standing under the awning of the camper-van. He nodded towards the little girl in pigtails, wearing the white polo shirt and plaid skirt of her school uniform. The 40 something gentleman commented "If you grew up in Rocky Point, you have eaten Burritos ETI."Parked on the side of the road by Secundaria (Middle

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Hotel Posada de Roca

By at June 28, 2014 | 6:13 am | 0 Comment

'Roca' means Rock. Every wall in the hotel is made of the volcanic stone that is found along the shore. Millions of years ago, it flowed as lava from the craters in what is now the Pinacate Biosphere Reserve, located just a few miles north of town. The best building material around at the time, these rough black rocks where used to make the first permanent building in

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Kaffee Haus Restaurant

By at June 25, 2014 | 9:12 pm | 0 Comment

It is common for a place to be popular with either locals or with tourists, but not both. One place that does get this rare vote of confidence from both teams is Kaffee Haus (pronounced 'Coffee House'). For this to happen, they have to get a lot of things right.We can all think of a place that started with a bang, only to be less than special only months later. Kaffee

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Can you say ‘Fruteria’?

By at June 25, 2014 | 5:52 pm | 0 Comment

A guide to grocery shopping in Rocky Point.Turn the key, and there you are. The condo you rented is even more beautiful than you thought it would be. To heck with going out! Well O.K., maybe just once to get some fish tacos on the Malecon. And some groceries. But where? While convenience stores are...convenient, they don't have a lot to choose from. A weekend of beer

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La Michoacana

By at June 18, 2014 | 8:32 pm | 0 Comment

"Umm, how do you say 'What's that?' In Spanish?" We stand before a long waist-high freezer cabinet with the afternoon sun on our backs, my friend and I pointing at the tubs of bright, colorful ice cream inside. "Que sabor es?. . ." I answer. We are handed two tiny spoons. "Queso" answers the girl serving us samples. "Cheese?" says my friend, with a look that says 'maybe I

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Ecofun Rentals

By at June 18, 2014 | 6:17 pm | 0 Comment

Twenty miles out of Rocky Point on our way to San Jorge Island, our group is full of the excited expectation of reaching our destination, accented by the pleasant feeling that comes after a couple of Margaritas. "There's one" someone on the deck above me shouts. "More, over there." Looking further out to sea we spot them. At first two, now maybe six. The dolphins make

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Princesa de Peñasco

By at June 18, 2014 | 9:02 am | 0 Comment

The blue domes of 'The Princesa', as it is known, have welcomed guests to Rocky Point for many years. It was the first of the multi-tower resorts. With a feel and a style that other resorts have tried to emulate, Princesa remains a popular and well liked place to spend a weekend at the beach.With it's condominiums facing out to the Sea of Cortez over lush

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