Peninsula Picks: Favorite Baja Gifts

The 2018 Discover Baja Gift Guide is here and to help you narrow things down, we picked a few of our favorite items that we’re hoping to see under the tree this holiday season.

 

Baja's Wild SideBaja’s Wild Side

Any Baja lover will enjoy receiving this beautiful book to display on their coffee table and to remind them of the beauty of the peninsula, even when they can’t be there in person. Baja’s Wild Side features the photography and stories of shark biologist Dr. Daniel Cartamil. Packed with over 100 breathtaking images, this book chronicles a fragile paradise of remote landscapes, wildlife, and cultural treasures on the verge of being overtaken by modern civilization. From the high sierra, to ancient cave paintings hidden deep in the desert, to the surf-pounded Pacific, get ready to be inspired by Baja’s ‘wild side.’

Softcover, 9” x 10”, 112 pp., DBTC member price (including tax): $19.35

 

hiking loreto coverHiking Loreto

The peninsula is such a great place to hike, and yet there are relatively few marked trails and well-known hikes. That’s what makes Hiking Loreto such a treasure. Not only are there over 60 hikes chronicled around Loreto, but the book also includes 20 mountain bike rides. There’s no better way to explore the beautiful area surrounding Loreto than to buy this guide and get out to explore!

Softcover, 6.5” X 9.5”, 86 pp., DBTC member price (including tax): $19.44

 

 

Roadside Geology and Biology of Baja California

The highly anticipated second edition of this Baja classic is a true guide for anyone road tripping down the peninsula. The full-color book explains the geology and biology of the peninsula kilometer by kilometer, accompanied by photographs and sketches. This guide will enhance your Baja road trip experience, whether you’re a novice traveler or an advanced scientist.

Softcover, 6”x 9, 288 pp., DBTC member price (including tax): $19.40

 

 

Baja Joe Framed Map

We have a few framed copies of the famous and rare Baja Joe map. This out-of-print poster of the peninsula is a true treasure that is extremely difficult to find. Any Baja aficionado will treasure this fun and colorful map. Please call 800-727-2252. Only available for pick up in the Discover Baja office.

14” x 41.5”, DBTC member price (tax included): Black metal frame $77.50, or Burl wood frame $121.20

 

 

 

Baja Test Kitchen Tasting Tour Gift Certificate

Prefer to give people experiences instead of things? If you’re in search of an unforgettable gift for the wine lover, foodie, or craft beer nerd in your life, you won’t disappoint with a tasting tour gift certificate from Baja Test Kitchen! Their unique tasting tours explore the Baja California culinary movement in Tijuana, Ensenada, and Valle de Guadalupe.

Gift certificates available from $75.

 

 

 

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