Monthly Archives: March 2016

Via Internacional Construction – Detour and Directions

Via Internacional Construction Tijuana 4

UPDATE July 4, 2016: The regular entrance to Via Internacional is currently OPEN from the southbound El Chaparral border crossing at San Ysidro. However, construction continues so we want you to be prepared in the case that they close the entrance again and direct traffic to use the detour depicted below.   SOUTHBOUND DIRECTIONS TO VIA INTERNACIONAL… Read more »

Hiking Loreto

hiking loreto

By Dave Kelly, co-author of “Hiking Loreto” Having been a hiker all my life and a climbing guide for a good part of it as well, I was naturally drawn to the majestic Sierra Giganta the first time I passed through Loreto 15 or so years ago. When my wife, DeeDee and I decided to… Read more »

Riding in Baja

Baja motorcycle david-creech

Carla King This month I want to share some blogs and forum posts from other riders that will give you a good idea about what to expect when you ride independently in Baja. I’ve included reports from bloggers who ride different kinds of bikes. I can’t stress enough that you can bring any bike–whether it’s… Read more »

March Baja Fishing Report

March Baja Fishing Report

Dates announced for 2016 Pesca la Baja Sport Fishing Tournaments: San Felipe: May 13 and 14 San Luis Gonzaga: June 10 and 11 Bahía de los Ángeles: July 15 and 16 San Quintín: August 19 and 20 GRAND FINALE Ensenada: September 23 and 24 www.pescalabaja.com   These grassroots events which are held throughout Baja are really more community… Read more »

Three-Day Getaway: Loreto

Loreto Malecon

By Jennifer Kramer Nestled between the Sea of Cortez and the Sierra de la Giganta mountain range is the quaint, picturesque town of Loreto. The town’s historic plaza, examples of colonial architecture, and California’s oldest mission (in both Baja and Alta), provide a magical background for this Baja destination. Appropriately enough, Loreto was designated a… Read more »

Baja California Land of Missions

Baja California Land of Missions David Kier copy

We’re pleased to announce the release of “Baja California Land of Missions,” a new book written by David Kier about the Spanish missions on the Baja peninsula. This 243-page work is a detailed history of the activities begun by the Spanish Empire, commissioning several orders of Catholic priests, and others, in an attempt to colonize… Read more »