Monthly Archives: November 2014

How to be Prepared for an Emergency in Baja

Before You Go Register with the U.S. Government’s STEP Program Before you travel, register with the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). This is a free service to allow U.S. citizens and nationals traveling abroad to enroll their trip with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate. STEP allows you to: -Receive important information from the Embassy… Read more »

In the Aftermath of Odile

By Ann Hazard In the late hours of September 15, 2014, Hurricane Odile—a Category 3 Hurricane with winds in excess of 100 mph—roared ashore in Los Cabos. Windows were blown out of luxury hotels. Roofs flew off, buildings flooded. The airport and everything around it looked like it had been bombed. Cars, power lines and… Read more »

Buen Provecho: La Justina

By Jennifer Kramer www.bajatheothercalifornia.com There’s no question that the cultural renaissance of northern Baja is being led by the chefs of Tijuana. A decade ago, the popular Avenida Revolución in downtown Tijuana was a rowdy scene of drunken gringos, zonkeys and cheap souvenir shops. With the decline of tourism over the past number of years,… Read more »