Posts By: Discover Baja

January 2018 Baja Bulletin

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  ACE Mexican Auto Insurance Changing Name to CHUBB As of January 2018, ACE Seguros is changing their name to CHUBB Seguros. If you currently have Mexican auto insurance coverage with ACE, you do not need to do anything. The coverage you have with ACE will remain the same and the phone numbers on your… Read more »

Baja New Year’s Resolutions

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¡Feliz año! We’re welcoming 2018 with open arms and big plans for Baja travel. Here’s what some of the DBTC staff and writers are planning for the year ahead. We wish you a 2018 full of adventure and discovery!   “My Baja New Year’s resolution is to kayak from Loreto to La Paz. I’ve already… Read more »

January 2018 Baja Fishing Report

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Gazing in the rearview mirror for a moment, the 2017 memories are grand. If you made it to Baja you probably have a fish tale that you’ll tell and re-tell for many years to come. The anticipation for the upcoming year must be influenced by the marvelous Baja fishing experienced last year. Usually, the January… Read more »

Turtle Hatchling Release in Todos Santos

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December marks the beginning of sea turtle hatchling release season in Todos Santos, as the non-profit Tortugueros Las Playitas begins their daily evening hatchling releases. If you thought enjoying a sunset on the beautiful beaches of the West Cape couldn’t get any better, try it while watching newly-hatched baby sea turtles tottle down the beach… Read more »

The Mission Walker: Trekking El Camino Real

When she was diagnosed with gallbladder cancer, Edie Littlefield Sundby was given three months to live. In response, she beat the cancer and decided to walk the 800-mile Alta California Mission trail from San Diego to Sonoma. When the cancer returned, she beat it again and then decided to walk the other 800 miles of… Read more »

December 2017 Baja Bulletin

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  FMM Tourist Permits for January 2018 Since the price of FMMs usually increases on January 1 each year, Discover Baja is currently not issuing prepaid FMM Tourist Permits for members crossing into Baja in January until after the first of the new year when we know what the price will be. Other possible price… Read more »

Cerro San Bruno

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  By Dave Kelly, co-author of “Hiking Loreto”     Strolling down the Malecón in Loreto and looking north, one can’t help but see the large rolling peak looming over the sea across from Isla Coronado.  This is Cerro San Bruno, and at 2,240 feet, a great adventure hike well worth the effort. You will be… Read more »

December 2017 Baja Fishing Report

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As another bonanza fishing month fades, it is difficult to accept that we have reached the final chapter of one of the most memorable fishing seasons Baja has experienced in many years. December expectations remain high, however, as improbable as that seems. Offshore, just below the border, the trophy-sized blue and yellowfin tuna still frolic… Read more »

November 2017 Baja Bulletin

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The 50th Baja 1000: Nov 14-18 A reminder that the 50th annual SCORE International Baja 1000 off-road race will take place November 14-18, 2017. The race will begin in Ensenada and end in La Paz this year. This is a busy time to be traveling in the region, so we advise that you secure hotel accommodations… Read more »