Born and raised in the historic Arizona border town of Douglas, Tony Ballesteros began his interest in photography in Douglas High School while taking printing class and serving as the school printer of the weekly Douglas High newspaper. Not satisfied with the photos being taken for the paper, rather than complain, the determined young Tony found a Brownie and started taking the photos himself with amazing success that began his life-long love and career in photography. Since the first digital cameras, Tony has surged with the technology, now on his third Sony, the latest 24.3 megapixel SLR 650A that can fire 10 frames a second through a powerful telephoto zoom lens that makes most admirers astoundingly ask, “How’d he get that shot?”
It might be an understatement to say The Friendly Dolphin is arguably the most recommended eating establishment in all of Rocky Point. Nor would it be a stretch to say that most who experience this venue for the first time do so accompanied by, or at the recommendation of friends or family. The reason that […]
Each year on Good Friday around noon at the Malecón in Puerto Peñasco, and in the plazas of pueblos and cities throughout the country of Mexico, begins the traditional religious enactment of the Stations of the Cross, one of the highlights of Semana Santa.
Beginning, as all the headlining musicians on the stage tonight have, with an early exposure to a musical instrument, since toddlerhood in Steve McCarty’s case, followed up with proper and timely formal training to enhance his natural aptitude, and his own early passion to become a part of the overall creative process through which the music industry was passing, Steve was able to reach the highest level attainable in the industry—and at a comparatively young age.
In a new series of person to person articles, we are periodically conducting impromptu and informal interviews with our Sonoran Resorts guests who are willing to share a brief glimpse into why they love Rocky Point and for how long they have loved our little town by the sea. As you will see in our […]
At best, today’s article can only be classified as “Off Topic” since few of the facts below have anything to do with Rocky Point, Sonora, Mexico, tourism, tequila, or the Sonoran Resorts, but, none the less, we hope you will find interesting, fun, fascinating or all three. Enjoy!
Well, rest easy all you Pilgrims of Paradise Found, for that extension road is now a reality and awaits you with a smooth ride all the way from the Laguna del Mar exit off Highway 8 to the parking lot of your favorite resort!
There are hundreds of beautiful photographs submitted by amateurs and professionals alike and everyone (including those who’ve submitted photos for the contest) can vote on every photograph if you wish. What’s so cool is you’ll get one entry into our exclusive Voters Drawing for each vote you cast. And it’s all totally Free! The more photos you vote for, the more chances you’ll have to win the fabulous Voters Prize Package that includes $100 in Cash, Two Glorious Nights in a Sonoran Resort Luxury Beach Front Condominium and Two Tickets to the Peñasco Palooza 2012 Rock Concert taking place over St. Patrick’s Day weekend right here in Rocky Point!
Mayor Zepeda Munro made another historical first by securing $160 million pesos to build a modern convention center which is already under construction using the first phase of $60 million in funding.
There are hundreds of new entries and growing every day. So many reasons to love Rocky Point are popping up on our contest site each day. If you haven’t entered yet, remember, it is Free! And anyone can vote whether you enter a photo in the contest or not. Just go to www.sonoranresorts.mx or www.whyiloverockypoint.com and read the rules. The contest will run until February 29th for entries and you can vote, even on your own photo, until March 7th. Join the fun! Good Luck!