Friday October 20 2017

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 experts nominate their favorite beaches in Mexico and readers voted on these selections. With all the great ways of how the sand meets the Sea in the southern... Read more...
The northern state of the peninsula, Baja California can be divided into three weather regions, the Pacific coastal region, the Inland region and the Sea of Cortez region. With the Pacific Ocean much cooler than the Sea of Cortez these three regions can vary in temperature 30°F or more on any given day. Rainfall and cloudy skies are much more... Read more...
When is the best time of year to visit Baja California Sur?The southern state of the peninsula, Baja California Sur can be divided into three weather regions, the Pacific coastal region, the inland region and the Sea of Cortez region. This is of course a generalization, because like the northern state of Baja California, there are dozens of micro-... Read more...
At Anna Banana Bicycle Rentals  we  bring the ride to you. With more than 7km of bike lane along the La Paz Malecon the city is a great place to explore on bicycle. We specialize in well-maintained bikes for exploring the lovely City of La Paz with rentals catering to the long-term visitor. [[{"fid":"2455","view_mode":"full","fields... Read more...
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...
Narrow 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 cyclists by... Read more...
Truck 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 by a thumbs up... 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...
Under Construction!
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...

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