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Safety Corridor for travelers to Rocky Point

By at January 27, 2018 | 8:23 pm | 0 Comment

Highway 8 is the stretch of road that takes you from Lukeville at the Arizona border down to Rocky Point. Its about an hour drive. A little longer if you happen to get stopped for speeding in Sonoyta.On the US side, Highway 85 brings travelers from Phoenix and Tucson to the border crossing. On both sides of the line you cover some pretty empty territory.This past

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Tequila Tasting, Colin’s Cantina, Sat. Jan. 27th

By at January 22, 2018 | 10:01 pm | 0 Comment

Tequila can do a lot for you. Watching Facebook, I have found that it may help you lose weight, lower blood pressure, heck, even regrow your long lost head of hair. OK, that last one is just wishful thinking.If you want to find out what Tequila is REALLY all about, come to TequilaSnobs Tequila Tasting Event, Saturday January 27th, 2pm to 4pm at Colin’s

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Zipline 30% off with code starting now

By at January 19, 2018 | 4:00 pm | 0 Comment

Out past the resorts on Sandy Beach is a small mountain set right against the ocean. This is where Rocky Point Ziplines has set up business. As you can imagine, the views are pretty spectacular.…for those who think zipping from peak to peak is a fun thing to do, you will be in heaven. If you need an incentive to  to be a little braver, Rocky Point Ziplines is

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NASA going to Mars. But first, Rocky Point.

By at January 18, 2018 | 10:04 pm | 0 Comment

The US Space Agency NASA famously came to the deserts outside of Rocky Point once before. This was in the late ’60’s. The purpose was to test the Lunar Rover vehicle in a place just as harsh as the Moon itself. The black ridges of ancient lava in the Pinacate region were the perfect proving ground.Planning ahead for a 2030 mission to the red planet, scientists

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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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