Monthly Archives: October 2017

The Whale Sharks of Bahía de los Ángeles

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By Graham Mackintosh Bahía de los Ángeles is a great place to interact with whale sharks. Just a day’s drive or a relaxed two days from San Diego, it’s easy to view them, and swim and snorkel with them if you desire. Most summers and falls—July through November—warmer waters reliably bring 20-30 of these gentle… Read more »

October 2017 Baja Bulletin

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Earthquake Emergency Fund Binational Emergency is collecting supplies and money donations to help the victims of the earthquake in Mexico City. Donations will be accepted until January 2018. The following supply donations can be brought to the Discover Baja offices (we will deliver them to Binational): -bandages -first aid supplies -soap -toothpaste -non-perishable dry food… Read more »

The San Pedro Mártir and Lidia

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By Graham Mackintosh Northern Baja California’s Sierra de San Pedro Mártir is one of the least visited conifer forests in North America—a “sky island” surrounded by chaparral and desert. Not only has it been protected by its own isolation, since 1947 its natural beauty has been assured through the granting of national park status in… Read more »

Loreto’s Isla Coronado

By Dave Kelly, co-author of Hiking Loreto Isla Coronado can be seen to the north of Loreto and is located in the Bay of Loreto National Marine Park. It is the smallest of the five uninhabited islands within this beautiful National Park. It is one of the only places in Loreto where white sandy beaches… Read more »

October 2017 Baja Fishing Report

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As the fall season ramps up, Southern California trailer boaters who are planning a quick-fix fishing trip below the border at the Coronado Islands and beyond have some challenges. Although the much-needed repairs and expansion of the Shelter Island ramp are underway, FishDope.com reports that it is still closed and the MCRD ramp is also… Read more »