Monday January 17 2022

 
 

The mission in San Ignacio, Baja California Sur
I have had a lengthy love affair with Mexico and my most recent fabulous fling being with the Baja Peninsula. The thought of this wonderful long stretch of varied and much surprising land makes my...
Whale watching from la Paz can be the adventure of a lifetime.
 The warm, calm waters at La Paz attracts hundreds of whales during migrating season. During December through April, the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Cortez are filled with migrating whales that...
Beach camping still exists in a few places along the Sea of Cortez
My long time friend Joe who owns a place in La Paz called me to announce his plans to bring another boat down the peninsula. His bigger boat, and mine were already over at Palmira, but Joe wanted his...
Huge Pacific wave rolls into the beach in Baja California Sur
 Baja California Sur has a great number of outstanding beaches with a variety of reasons to make a list of the best beaches in Mexico or even the world. A recent poll in USA Today had local...
AdventureSmith Small Ship Cruises for Baja and Wolrd-Wild
It’s only fitting that when you visit the Sea of Cortez—the body of water that Jacques Cousteau dubbed the aquarium of the world—that you travel by water. There is just so very much to see over a...
Cork making process
While Mexico is well known for its Tequilla there is a region of Baja California (Norte) now becoming known for its vineyards and consequently great wines. The increasingly famous Wine Route or Ruta...
Map of the Baja California Peninsula of Mexico
The Baja California peninsula is in northwestern Mexico. Its land mass separates the Pacific Ocean from the Gulf of California / Sea of Cortez. The Baja California Peninsula extends 1,247...
With more than 2000 miles of ocean coastline there is certainly a slice of beach for every visitor
 Will this summer may be a time to explore the Baja Peninsula, hopefully, the hold of the Coronavirus will be gone by late summer. But with high levels of the virus remaining as of the end of...
The Baja California Sur Traffic Light System of Alert is at Level 5 Statewide.
Updated 07/13/21 The southern peninsula state of Baja California Sur instituted its own system of evaluation of the COVID-19. The state endured Level 6 in the Spring of 2020, the most severe...
The Hook at Isla San Francisco in the Sea of Cortez
The Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California in northwestern Mexico were inscribed as a World Heritage Site during the Twenty-ninth Session of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO in...
The Playas de Tijuana make for a great weekend get-away from Southern California
Tijuana the largest city of Baja and SECOND largest in Mexico borders the U.S. at the cities of San Ysidro and Otay Mesa, suburbs of San Diego, California. A border where more than 50 million people...
The Sea of Cortez remains deliciously warm into November
 UPDATED 10/11/21 The threat of COVID-19 has diminished significantly, particularly in those traditional tourist destinations where the government accelerated the vaccination programs. US...

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