We're a touch off the beaten path, but only 3 & 1/2 blocks off Hwy.1 and under 10 minutes from the La Paz airport, in a suburb of about 10,000 people known as El Centenario.

This isn't where one experiences what's been created according to what Mexico thinks tourists want to see. This is real Mexico, the genuine Baja experience. True "travelers", those willing to step off the decks of a cruise ship or venture outside the compound walls of all-inclusive resorts, will drink up Casa Xochitl's charms and the nearby attractions that beckon to the self-guided adventurer.