Saturday January 20 2018

Bicycle riding along the Malecon in La Paz is a great window into La Paz Culture
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-...
One of the friendly Gray Whales of Baja close enough to touch (Ritchie)
Gray whale watching season begins in early December along the Pacific coast of Baja California and ends in early April in the same location. In the weeks in the whales will venture as far south as...
Swimming with Sea Lions at Los Islotes, north of La Paz
Effective November 15, 2017 Private vessels must be accompanied by a certified guide to visit Los Islotes, El Refugio and Roca Lobos. ($150USD) This is in response to an overwhelming number of...
Whale sharks are the ocean's largest fish and frequent a number of locations in the Sea of Cortez
Whale sharks - the largest fish in the ocean and return every winter to the waters of the Bay of La Paz. Swimming with these gentle giants can be the perfect end to a dive trip or island outing.From...
Sheila Poettgen. & Kai Mikkel Forlie of 2cycle2gether.com in Baja.
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...
Biking the Baja California peninsula
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...
Staying hydrated during periods of physical activity is important in the Baja heat
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...
The waters of Baja offer some of the greatest snorkeling and scuba diving in the world
If you’ve ever visited Cabo San Lucas, or even seen pictures of the city, you’re no doubt familiar with the famous Los Arcos (the Arches) that stand majestically at the tip of the Baja Peninsula on a...
The great white shark - Carcharodon carcharias, can be found in the coastal surface waters of all the major oceans.
Isla Guadalupe, Mexico has become the internationally recognized destination for divers seeking unprecedented encounters with Great White sharks /(Carcharodon carcharias.) The 90 square...
Author Sarah Markworth taking to the trail, horseback in Baja
Take a trip back in time and into the mountains of Baja California Sur by the only means to get there. On four hooves our author sees the back country of Baja California Sur as the original explores...
Kayaking on the Sea of Cortez
Rudderless Bliss in Baja - A novice kayak tour revels in the rhythms of life on the Sea of Cortez…. “Quick, put the fish back in the water!” I yell to Bill. A Botox-lipped fish, called a Burrito...
Fishing for the elusive Blue Marlin in the Sea of Cortez
Here are the Mexican Fishing Regulations in English. They are straight forward now and much easier to understand and accommodate. For many years Mexico did not have the infrastructure to police and...
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...
The type of stingray that worries swimmers in the waters of Baja is usually less than 12" across.
There are a variety of species in the waters surrounding Baja that can bring you pain when you swim. These dread beasts can cause you to end your day at the beach ahead of schedule, but are rarely...
With more than 2000 miles of ocean coastline there is certainly a slice of beach for every visitor
This summer may be an excellent time to explore the Baja Peninsula. With spectacular vistas and a history dating back more than 475 years it can be both fun and educational.One of the big rush season...
Scuba diving in the Sea of Cortez, Aquarium to the World
Late-Summer and through late November provide some of the most phenomenal diving to be found worldwide, right here in the Sea of Cortez. Enjoy a first-hand story of playing with sea lions, chasing...
The Sea of Cortez offers a world of discovery for kayakers
When we first came down to La Paz, I was sitting on the top deck of the Hotel we stayed in, looking over the Malecon (beach front) I saw this guy in a kayak moving at high speed (or so it seemed)...
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