Friday August 14 2020

I first encountered BajaInsider.com while searching for information about the quality of Baja roads beyond the reach of pavement. I needed information specific to two-wheeled travel and not of the motorized kind. You see, my chosen mode of transport for tackling Baja was the bicycle.Background In the late winter of 2012, my partner Sheila and I... Read more...
Back to Part INarrow Roads & TrafficThe most obvious problem with cycling in Baja has to be the triple-threat formed by:1) The prevalence of narrow paved two-lane roads;2) The almost complete lack of shoulders; and3) A fairly continuous stream of high-speed vehicular traffic.  Some states in the US have laws on the books that protect... Read more...
Back to Part IITruck DriversI would be totally remiss in my discussion of Baja’s narrow roads and traffic by not singling out the particular graciousness of commercial truck drivers. As a group, almost all went out of their way to provide us encouragement in the form of huge smiles, a quick honk of the horn or bleat of the jake-brake followed... Read more...
Back to Part IIIRoad SurfacesAs for road surfaces, I’ll start first with a discussion of Baja’s paved roads.  These run the full range, from brand-new four-lane superhighways replete with wide shoulders abutting each lane, to crumbling and skinny two-lane thoroughfares hardly appropriate for two way passenger vehicles, let alone dueling... Read more...
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Blue Whale expert Dr Diane Gendron believes that, what you do in your every day work is the most important thing in life, so find what pleases you the most, and do it well. She says this with a knowing smile on her face and with her being an expert in her field, leading a fulfilled life after 20 years of research work in Baja California, as Sarah... Read more...
 The Sea of Cortez is one of the great winter cruising grounds in North America and Bercovich Boat Works has the sailboat and power boat opportunities to get you out on the water for less.Fall brings the return of our dry storage customers and after mid-October the yard empties out quickly. And much like a good spring cleaning of your house,... Read more...
The legal aspects of owning a Condominium in Mexico or what to expect when you buy a condominium in Mexico The cottage on a tiny individual lot or the mansion built on a grand expanse of land. This type of home ownership has been the dream of many in the Western world where land has been plentiful and where the family lived in ONE home and did... Read more...
To see Cabo San Lucas today, a resort bustling with tourists, Cruise Ships, World class Golf Courses, a large Marina filled with Yachts of every description, and fine accommodations, it’s mind-boggling to think that this was just desert scrubland when today’s baby-boomers were toddlers. It’s true. In John Steinbeck’s “Log From the Sea of Cortez”,... Read more...
The first weeks of January 2017 saw all of Mexico switch to the 911 system for all emergencies. These services include, police, fire, ambulance and naval services, given the proper information 911 services will dispatch the most appropriate emergency service to your location. In this article, we will cover the important points of calling 911 for a... Read more...

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