Sunday October 22 2017

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...
Importing your vehicle into Mexico
By law, any vehical 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...
The Baja peninsula is the #1 foreign destination for RV travelers
BajaInsider.com is proud of our ongoing affiliation with MexPro.com! The online Insurance site for International Insurance Group, Inc. (IIG) is licensed in all 50 US states, and works with...
West Coast Global Insurance Services
West Coast Global Insurance Services provides protection & service you can Rely on in Baja, Mexico. They have been providing asset & health protection to their clients in México since 2004...
The sport truck division is one of the most competetive in the race.
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Mamalaria Cactus
This book is written for the enjoyment of the average person who has an interest in the natural surroundings and almost unique geology and biology of the Baja California Peninsula. It will provide...
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Although Gray Grahams's road report from June of 2013 is more than a little outdated, what he has to say about qualifying your source of your Baja information remains timeless...As Gary wrote: After...
Baja Highway Mex 1 Cataviña Spring crossing
Baja Highway 1 Road ReportI just made the drive from Cabo San Lucas to Tijuana and here is the most recent road report for the Baja Transpeninsula Highway 1 end of September 2015. These photos are...
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...
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 to rise again
The first of the year the prices for gasoline and diesel jumped 14-23% across the nation, prompting demonstrations across the country and looting on the mainland of Mexico. This is one of the...
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...
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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