Is it mañana yet?: The adventures of building a home in Loreto Bay

It was at the Inn at Loreto Bay at a sales presentation with the original founders of the vision and company, TSD Loreto.

I still remember the day I was introduced to the word: mañana.

It was at the Inn at Loreto Bay at a sales presentation with the original founders of the vision and company, TSD Loreto. It was the start of 2006 and the watercolor photos of the homes and landscapes struck a cord with so many of us that were there.

I thought I’d post an update on our home after we received several emails from readers following our adventures in building a home in Loreto, BCS.

These photos were emailed to me by Robert Ortola. Everything looks as I remembered it when I toured the place in March 2009 with Christian of Loreto Bay, Alfredo of Beck Loreto and a representative from Ginax, our contractor who built the home. The only change was seeing how overgrown the plants in the courtyard have gotten.

A reminder that even with the starts and stops in our construction of our Casa del Lagarto Azul, mother nature continues on.

I can’t wait to see everyone in the Bay Area at Mike B’s home in late September for a Loreto Bay party and then in November when Clint and I will be down in Loreto, BCS. My mom will be coming along with us and it will be her first time seeing Loreto, BCS.

Should be loads of fun! I have my fingers crossed that the utilities situation gets sorted out by then.

 

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  • Jane Lurie

    More two cents on another subject. Beware those sissus(sp) vines. They eventually dry up and turn brown, attach to your walls in a very messy way, impossible to clean off and grow everywhere. We got rid of all of ours.
    Jane