Sunday February 05 2023

Baja Adventures

Isla Espiritu Santos from the air looking back over the Bay of La Paz
 Information for the Gulf of California Islands Flora and Fauna Protected Area Marine Zone of Espiritu Santo Archipelago National Park.The Gulf of California Islands Flora and Fauna Protected Area was established on August 2, 1978 and includes close to 900 islands and islets which represent approximately 50% of all the islands in the country of Mexico...
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 July unessential travel is still discouraged and will meet with a variety of restrictions. With spectacular vistas and a history dating back more than 475...
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 trailer-able Skipjack too. Joe, his brother Al and I left San Rafael, California at 3AM one morning and began a trip we will never forget.  We had done the...

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Mule rain headed to supply backpackers in the Sierra Laguna mountains
 The Sierra de La Laguna is the mountain range located in Baja Sur south of La Paz and on southward towards Cabo San Lucas. It has been referred to as an island due to its isolation from the...
Anchored on the tranquil Sea of Cortez at sunset
 The Sea of Cortez is certainly my main attraction to living in Baja California Sur. And no time of year is better for recreation on the Sea than mid-October to late November. The summer heat...
One of the friendly Gray Whales of Baja close enough to touch (Ritchie)
 Gray whale watching season begins in early December and moves along the Pacific coast of the Baja peninsula and ends in early April as the whale return north. In the weeks in the...
Whale sharks are the ocean's largest fish and frequent a number of locations in the Sea of Cortez
From early winter until late spring, the whale sharks can be found feeding in the rich waters of the Sea of Cortez and in the Bay of La Paz in Baja California Sur. Whale Watching Season is Dec 1...
Isla Espiritu Santos from the air looking back over the Bay of La Paz
Once upon a time, long, long before the first footprint appeared on a beach on the Baja California peninsula, in fact, long before there was a beach upon which a footprint could appear, a cataclysm...
Isla Espiritu Santos from the air looking back over the Bay of La Paz
 Information for the Gulf of California Islands Flora and Fauna Protected Area Marine Zone of Espiritu Santo Archipelago National Park.The Gulf of California Islands Flora and Fauna Protected...
Never too young to surf
Surfing which many people know started in Hawaii many, many years ago and was the sport of Kings. Since the 60's it had become very popular in California and worldwide. While in it's early years...
Overcoming a Challenge for the Love of Fishing
A family’s recovery after a devastating life changing accident on Mex 1 is the tale of Larry Cooper. His Baja story began with the common denominator of many…a love of fishing. It would be many years...
Swimming with Sea Lions at Los Islotes, north of La Paz
The Sea Lion Encounters in the Bay of La Paz are on again. Closed to all visitors from June 1 - Sept 1, this most popular of all La Paz activities cam again be visited. This includes snorkeling and...
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...
Usage and anchorage areas of Isla Espiritu Santos in the Sea of Cortez
Rules and regulations for the use of Isla Espiritu Santos in the Sea of Cortez, just 32 miles north of La Paz. The map, expanded from the official SEMARNAT National Parks of Mexico informational...
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...
 Squid Roe, one of the most famous bars in Cabo San Lucas
So you are planning a vacation to Mexico? There is more to Los Cabos than many people realize and you will want to consider and there are plenty of reasons why Los Cabos is now the #1 tourist...
The beaches of the Sea of Cortez attract sun worshipers from all over the world
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...
Biosferea Bahía de los Angeles
Ready again for another Baja adventure my brother Brian and I and our friend Rick loaded up the truck with sea kayaks, cameras, camping and SCUBA gear and headed south. Our destination was Bahía de...
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...

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...
Anchored on the tranquil Sea of Cortez at sunset
 The Sea of Cortez is certainly my main attraction to living in Baja California Sur. And no time of year is better for recreation on the Sea than mid-October to late November. The summer heat...
One of the friendly Gray Whales of Baja close enough to touch (Ritchie)
 Gray whale watching season begins in early December and moves along the Pacific coast of the Baja peninsula and ends in early April as the whale return north. In the weeks in the...
Swimming with Sea Lions at Los Islotes, north of La Paz
The Sea Lion Encounters in the Bay of La Paz are on again. Closed to all visitors from June 1 - Sept 1, this most popular of all La Paz activities cam again be visited. This includes snorkeling and...
Isla Espiritu Santos from the air looking back over the Bay of La Paz
 Information for the Gulf of California Islands Flora and Fauna Protected Area Marine Zone of Espiritu Santo Archipelago National Park.The Gulf of California Islands Flora and Fauna Protected...
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...
The beaches of the Sea of Cortez attract sun worshipers from all over the world
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...
Isla Espiritu Santos from the air looking back over the Bay of La Paz
Once upon a time, long, long before the first footprint appeared on a beach on the Baja California peninsula, in fact, long before there was a beach upon which a footprint could appear, a cataclysm...
Biosferea Bahía de los Angeles
Ready again for another Baja adventure my brother Brian and I and our friend Rick loaded up the truck with sea kayaks, cameras, camping and SCUBA gear and headed south. Our destination was Bahía de...
Usage and anchorage areas of Isla Espiritu Santos in the Sea of Cortez
Rules and regulations for the use of Isla Espiritu Santos in the Sea of Cortez, just 32 miles north of La Paz. The map, expanded from the official SEMARNAT National Parks of Mexico informational...
Overcoming a Challenge for the Love of Fishing
A family’s recovery after a devastating life changing accident on Mex 1 is the tale of Larry Cooper. His Baja story began with the common denominator of many…a love of fishing. It would be many years...
Mule rain headed to supply backpackers in the Sierra Laguna mountains
 The Sierra de La Laguna is the mountain range located in Baja Sur south of La Paz and on southward towards Cabo San Lucas. It has been referred to as an island due to its isolation from the...
 Squid Roe, one of the most famous bars in Cabo San Lucas
So you are planning a vacation to Mexico? There is more to Los Cabos than many people realize and you will want to consider and there are plenty of reasons why Los Cabos is now the #1 tourist...
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...
Never too young to surf
Surfing which many people know started in Hawaii many, many years ago and was the sport of Kings. Since the 60's it had become very popular in California and worldwide. While in it's early years...
Whale sharks are the ocean's largest fish and frequent a number of locations in the Sea of Cortez
From early winter until late spring, the whale sharks can be found feeding in the rich waters of the Sea of Cortez and in the Bay of La Paz in Baja California Sur. Whale Watching Season is Dec 1...

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