Saturday August 18 2018

Military checkpoints along Baja's Highway 1 occur at several permanent and temporary locations
There are a few things you should understand about the military checkpoints in Baja before you begin a road trip on Mex 1.The first is: Their purpose is to capture the bad guys involved in drug...
Importing your vehicle into Mexico
By law, any vehicale in Mexico more than 180 days should be imported and registered in the appropriate Mexican state. Importing US vehicales is part of the NAFTA agreement, but Mexico limits the age...
Insurance for your Mexican Adventure from West Coast Global
West Coast Global Insurance Services provides protection & service you can Rely on in Baja, Mexico and they have been providing asset & health protection to their clients in México since 2004...
9 Safety Tips When Driving in Mexico
Driving in Mexico can be an enriching experience if you know the rules of the road. These are slightly different from the US in that there are cultural disparities in the way drivers act. There are...
Driving rain soaked roads in Baja following a tropical cyclone
Although Gray Grahams's road report from June of 2013 is more than a little outdated, what he has to say about qualifying your source of your Baja information remains timeless...As Gary wrote: After...
Traffic on Mexico's Highway 1 has increased dramatically over the years, but remains light by northern standards
June 6-7, 2015(About 2 days ahead of “Blanca”)Northbound, La Paz to EnsenadaCathy & Mike Veteran Baja DriversWe left La Paz, Saturday, June 6th, just a few days ahead of the approaching storm,...
Mex 5 Rest Area
Road report Cabo to San Felipe (Mex 19, 1, I-5) May 2017Beginning from Cabo San Lucas headed north on highway 19 past Todos Santos to highway one in La Paz. On the way to La Paz and through the city...
Rumurosa view of Mexicali
 This road report is for driving Mex 2 from Tijuana to Mexicali and then south on Mex 5 from Mexicali to Laguna Chapala where the highway meets Baja Transpeninsular Highway Mex 1. The drive was...
Window Tinting on the passenger compartment is illegal in all Baja
Any vehicle operating in Baja California Sur may not have window tinting in the front passenger compartment (front, left or right) greater than 35%.Strict enforcement begins tomorrow. This is...
Baja is the #1 destination for RV travelers outside the US.
The infamous Transpeninsular, Baja highway, Mex 1, has come a long way from its much heralded beginnings in 1973, a narrow thousand-mile long ribbon of asphalt with no shoulders, few pullouts, a...
Gasoline Prices in Mexico
As of Monday, October 30, 2017 the third phase of gradual flexibilization of fuels in the country was completed, which on this occasion includes the states of Baja California Sur, Sinaloa and Durango...
Beachside Handicapped Parking - The fine is $7000 pesos and your US sticker doesn't count
Baja California Sur has begun to crack down on traffic offences. The latest welcome addition to the revenue source for the city is the heavy fine levied on those that park in the blue marked handicap...
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...
I have lived here in Cabo for over 2 years and brought down my 2008 Ford PU with the 6.4 diesel. Without getting too technical I would like to talk about the affects the Mexican diesel has on the new...
City to City maileage chart for driving the Baja California peninsula
A point to point mileage chart for cities and towns along Mexico's Highway 1 down the the Baja California peninsula.
Mex 3 Valle de Trinidad
San Felipe to Ensenada and on to Tijuana (Mex 5 to Mex 3 to Mex 1) May 2017I decided to try a road new to me when leaving San Felipe the other day while headed north to Tijuana. Just north of the San...
The sport truck division is one of the most competetive in the race.
The 51th annual B. F. Goodrich SCORE Baja 1000 will run on Nov. 14th-18th, 2018. Traditionally, the course alternates between an Ensenada finish and a La Paz finish, this year the race course will...
Driving infractions in Mexico have become more serious
Driving in the Baja peninsula of Mexico has changed a lot over the last two decades I've been here. Baja's Highway 1 has improved dramatically, with smoother pavement, nearly every arroyo now bridged...
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