Monthly Archives: December 2017

Turtle Hatchling Release in Todos Santos

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December marks the beginning of sea turtle hatchling release season in Todos Santos, as the non-profit Tortugueros Las Playitas begins their daily evening hatchling releases. If you thought enjoying a sunset on the beautiful beaches of the West Cape couldn’t get any better, try it while watching newly-hatched baby sea turtles tottle down the beach… Read more »

The Mission Walker: Trekking El Camino Real

When she was diagnosed with gallbladder cancer, Edie Littlefield Sundby was given three months to live. In response, she beat the cancer and decided to walk the 800-mile Alta California Mission trail from San Diego to Sonoma. When the cancer returned, she beat it again and then decided to walk the other 800 miles of… Read more »

December 2017 Baja Bulletin

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  FMM Tourist Permits for January 2018 Since the price of FMMs usually increases on January 1 each year, Discover Baja is currently not issuing prepaid FMM Tourist Permits for members crossing into Baja in January until after the first of the new year when we know what the price will be. Other possible price… Read more »

Cerro San Bruno

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  By Dave Kelly, co-author of “Hiking Loreto”     Strolling down the Malecón in Loreto and looking north, one can’t help but see the large rolling peak looming over the sea across from Isla Coronado.  This is Cerro San Bruno, and at 2,240 feet, a great adventure hike well worth the effort. You will be… Read more »

December 2017 Baja Fishing Report

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As another bonanza fishing month fades, it is difficult to accept that we have reached the final chapter of one of the most memorable fishing seasons Baja has experienced in many years. December expectations remain high, however, as improbable as that seems. Offshore, just below the border, the trophy-sized blue and yellowfin tuna still frolic… Read more »