Monthly Archives: October 2016

Rancho Mil

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Southeast of Mexicali winds the Río Hardy, a 26-kilometer river that brings life to the desert and mountain landscape of this Baja region that many travelers are uninitiated with. This is an area where life is serene and unassuming. Where travelers kayak along the river during the day and watch the sky blanketed by stars… Read more »

From the U.S. Consulate About Overseas Voting from Baja

U.S. Consulate Tijuana, Tijuana, Mexico Message for U.S. Citizens Final Opportunities to Return Voted Ballots 12 October 2016   Don’t wait; return your voted ballot right away! Remember U.S. embassies and consulates are not polling places; same-day in-person voting is not available outside the United States.  The majority of states require voted ballots to reach… Read more »

La Cava de Marcelo: The Cheese Cave of Ojos Negros

By Jennifer Kramer A drive east of Ensenada on the southern branch of Mexico 3 (heading toward San Felipe) will bring travelers to the small dusty town of Ojos Negros, located in the namesake valley. The Valle de Ojos Negros gets its name (“Black Eyes”) from all of the wells in this sparsely populated agricultural valley that look… Read more »

Peninsula Picks: 5 Unique Baja Wildlife Experiences

The Baja peninsula is home to some incredible wildlife, from endemic species to unique experiences getting up-close-and-personal with animals in the wild. Here are some of our favorite wildlife experiences on the peninsula.   Gray Whales One of the most incredible natural wonders on the Baja peninsula is visiting with the gray whales that come… Read more »

My Baja Bike Build Project

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Creating the perfect enduro for off-road exploration My interest in exploring the trails of Baja Sur by motorcycle requires a bike that is light but powerful enough to comfortably explore the rugged terrain between my Sea of Cortez paradise on Bahía Concepción over the mountains to Scorpion Bay (San Juanico) on the Pacific side.  … Read more »

October Baja Fishing Report

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    Pesca La Baja held their fifth and final Championship event, the Grande Finale, in Ensenada on September 23 and 24. Richard Elizondo, a San Quintín angler, was named the overall winner of the entire series of events held in San Felipe, Gonzaga Bay, Bahía de Los Angeles, San Quintín, and Ensenada.   The… Read more »

October 2016 Baja Bulletin

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9-1-1 Now Works in Baja California (Norte) As of October 3, 2016, 911 now works as an emergency number in the state of Baja California (norte). Baja California Sur will adopt the use of 911 in 2017, sometime between January and June. Mexico’s emergency number 066 will still remain in service for about a year as… Read more »

Gray Whale Tours 2017

GRAY WHALE TOUR February 15th – 22nd, 2017 8 Days / 7 Nights SPECIAL OFFER: $1,595 per person, double occupancy (was $1,695)   Join famous Baja author Graham Mackintosh on this Baja Custom Tours special trip to see whales, the Sea of Cortez, and the mountains of San Pedro Mártir. Share close encounters with the… Read more »