Posts By: Discover Baja

July 2018 Baja Bulletin

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  Be Prepared for Hurricane Season Hurricane season runs from May 15-November 30 in the Pacific. Read our Hurricane Preparedness Guide with resources to help you be prepared for hurricane season in Baja Sur.   Peso Exchange Rate You’ll find that establishments in Baja are allowed to set their own dollar to peso exchange rate… Read more »

Here We Go Again

By Gary Graham My first venture into Baja was Easter week 1969, when I traveled with my very excited nine year-old son Greg to Loreto. What an adventure it was for the two of us.  With many moving parts, I had planned the trip with attention to detail. Although we were scheduled to depart from Tijuana on a DC-3 that Ed Tabor, founder… Read more »

July 2018 Baja Fishing Report

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Based only on reports from the San Diego sportfishing fleet that have concentrated above-the-border searching for the bluefin tuna schools, it would be easy to despair. However, considering the latest spotter plane info, there is still plenty to fish for all the way down the Baja Coast on the Pacific side. At the Coronado Islands… Read more »

June 2018 Baja Bulletin

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  Be Prepared for Hurricane Season Hurricane season runs from May 15-November 30 in the Pacific. Read our Hurricane Preparedness Guide with resources to help you be prepared for hurricane season in Baja Sur.     June 17th is Father’s Day Don’t forget that Father’s Day is coming up on Sunday, June 17th. We’ve got… Read more »

If I Could Turn Back Time

By Gary Graham Remember back when many of us camped along the Sea of Cortez enjoying the isolation? Often there wouldn’t even be another soul as far as one could see; we would have the entire beach to ourselves. I can still imagine I hear the sounds of that Baja, fish fillets sizzling over the… Read more »

Emerald City

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By Dave Kelly, co-author of “Hiking Loreto” If there is a heart of the Sierra Giganta, the Emerald City arroyo is one of its major arteries. Close to Loreto and just off the San Javier road, this hike is relatively easy at the beginning and most hikers can easily reach the first waterfall without too… Read more »

June 2018 Baja Fishing Report

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  North winds have been fickle, making the spring season on the Pacific side more challenging than usual. As June settles in, however, the bright spot is around the islands, sprinkled along the coastline as well as the outer waters. Rumbles are that log barracuda are jumping on surface iron and that schools of big… Read more »

Casual Seafood Options in La Paz

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Baja California Sur capital is a mariscos mecca     By W. Scott Koenig La Paz is ground zero for mariscos (Mexican style seafood) in Baja California Sur. Most local restaurants buy from aquaculture farms, fishing cooperatives, the town’s seafood market, or directly from Sea of Cortez fishermen—who stop by every morning with the catch… Read more »

Animalón Opens for Second Season

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LA chef Oscar Torres named Executive Chef of Valle de Guadalupe pop-up     By W. Scott Koenig ENSENADA, B.C. — Before describing the imaginative food, the transporting atmosphere and the overall experience of dining at Animalón—chef Javier Plascencia’s seasonal pop-up restaurant in the Valle de Guadalupe—let’s get one thing straight about “the tree.” To… Read more »