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About Kathryn B.

Lover of wellness and blogger for Rancho La Puerta.

Traditional Posada at Rancho La Puerta

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Ranch Posada on December 18, 2014

The traditions of the locals has always been an important part of our culture since Rancho La Puerta began 75 years ago in 1940.  Every year we hold a posada to honor the Mexican tradition with our employees at The Ranch.  The posada is an re-enactment of the pilgrimage of Virgin Mary and Joseph looking for a room in Bethlehem, followed by a fiesta with piñatas, churros and Mexican hot chocolate.

The posada starts at our Administration Building and goes all around the grounds with live music and singing.  Everyone can join in.  As you can see from the photos, many of our guests choose to participate in this local tradition as well.

On the this particular day, the lighting couldn’t have been better.  Mary glowed in the light streaming down between the trees.  The weather was a bit chilly, but it made the hot chocolate taste even better.  It was a beautiful event to behold.  If you missed it this year, join us for the posada in December of 2015!

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Yoga Retreat at Rancho La Puerta

Savor The Ranch

It may be fall and close to winter, but here at Rancho La Puerta we’re still enjoying gorgeous weather during the day and slightly crisp air at night.  As you can see in our latest batch of #SavorTheRanch, plenty of sunshine warms … Continue reading

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Buddha and Intuition

The wonderful thing about quotes is that you can come up with your own interpretations for them.  Each day at The Ranch we put new quotes on the quote board and I see guests walk by, read them, and take a moment for … Continue reading

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Kumeyaay Blessing at Mt. Kuchumaa

Before the festivities began at our recent Baja Culinary Day, something incredibly special took place at The Ranch.  Guests gathered near Kuchumaa Passage at the base of Mt. Kuchumaa for a Kumeyaay blessing.  The native Kumeyaay once lived on the land where The Ranch now stands. … Continue reading

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