Monthly Archives: February 2017

Buen Provecho: Tras/Horizonte

Tras Horizonte

By Jennifer Kramer Kokopelli tacos has been a locals’ favorite in Tijuana for years. In true bootstrapping fashion, they started with humble beginnings as a street taco cart in 2012. Their gourmet tacos were a hit and they soon opened up a small permanent location—a place where hip Tijuanenses would go to nosh on gourmet tacos… Read more »

February 2017 Baja Bulletin

baja bulletin

Gas Prices Rising Again This Month There is currently gas available everywhere on the peninsula. Occasional protests continue on weekends in border towns such as Tijuana and Mexicali. Gas prices on the peninsula are supposed to rise again this month. For updated conditions regarding gas availability and protests, please visit the Discover Baja Road Conditions Page…. Read more »

Peninsula Picks: 5 Unique Baja Plants

baja flora

From desertscapes to palm tree oases, the Baja landscape is rich with unique flora due to the peninsula’s varied geology, topography, and weather. There are over 4,000 plant species and subspecies on the peninsula with over 600 species endemic to Baja. Grab a copy of Baja California Plant Field Guide to enhance your next road trip. Here are… Read more »

Misión to Misión: Hiking the Old Road to San Javier

hiking loreto sierra giganta baja

By Dave Kelly, author of “Hiking Loreto Guidebook” The historic Misión of our Lady of Loreto was built in 1697 by the Jesuit Priest Juan Maria de Salvatierra. It was the first Spanish settlement in the Americas and was built with the purpose of evangelizing this new territory. In 1699 Father Francisco Maria Piccolo established a… Read more »

Ensenada’s Caracol Science Museum

caracol museum ensenada

By Graham Mackintosh Ensenada’s impressive new “Caracol – Museo de Ciencias” has been almost ten years in the making. It is prominently situated on Avenida Club Rotario #3, sandwiched between the harbor and the palatial white Riviera Civic, Social, and Cultural Center. Given its location, the Caracol (Spanish for snail or seashell) Museum is clearly… Read more »

February Baja Fishing Report

baja fishing report

Soggy weather yielded a high percentage of unfishable days throughout January, although it didn’t discourage the hard-core anglers. Seasoned fishermen simply chose their days carefully and were rewarded with some nice catches. While the Coronado Islands had little traffic most of the month, the few boats visiting settled for decent bottom fishing at North Island… Read more »