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Juggler on a Unicycle, Rocky Point.

By at December 27, 2017 | 8:46 pm | 0 Comment

Juggler on a unicycle, Rocky

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Aliens? Lights in the Sky seen in Rocky Point.

By at December 23, 2017 | 3:31 am | 0 Comment

Actually, a launch of the SpaceX rocket from California at Vandenberg Air Force Base. Visible in Phoenix as well. This is the first 2 stages of the booster rocket.photo courtesy of Yaneth

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Missed the Bus? Service from Phoenix to Peñasco suspended

By at December 15, 2017 | 6:05 pm | 0 Comment

This past Fall saw the start of regular bus service between Rocky Point and Phoenix. The modern TAP Royal vehicles were a welcome addition to transportation options for the city.Unfortunately, that service has been suspended with no planned date for a re-start.Tap Royal has been purchased by Omnibus de Mexico, an even larger bus company. With this news comes the

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New 1.8% lodging fee for Rocky Point

By at December 14, 2017 | 11:51 pm | 0 Comment

The Sonoran State Congress approved the addition of a 1.8% fee to be added to the cost of booking a nights stay in Puerto Peñasco.The fee was initially proposed by the Peñasco City Council. Mayor Ernesto ‘Kiko’ Munro explained that this would help maintain city services. The fee is meant to address the impact that tourism has on these services.“This way,

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Mayan Palace buys cruise ship; good news for Rocky Point’s Home Port?

By at December 6, 2017 | 3:23 pm | 0 Comment

Grupo Vidanta has built some of the most well known resorts throughout Mexico. A few miles east of Puerto Peñasco, you will find its’ Mayan Palace development, along with the Peninsula Golf Course.A recent article at cruiseindustrynews.com points to the purchase by Vidanta of their first cruise ship. The ship will be named the Vidanta Alegria. But where will it

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More than 13 Million dollars for Home Port in 2018, and improved Border crossing announced

By at December 2, 2017 | 4:35 pm | 0 Comment

The Plenary Session of the Arizona Sonora Commission met in Puerto Penasco this week. It brought together representatives of the governments of both states, as well as business leaders.The Governor of Sonora, Claudia Pavlovich, and Arizona’s Doug Ducey signed a number a agreements made during the 2 day sessions.Impacting Rocky Point is the announcement that 250

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Point to Point Off Road Race

By at November 28, 2017 | 8:46 pm | 0 Comment

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