Monthly Archives: April 2018

Casual Seafood Options in La Paz

Mariscos El Molinito La Paz

Baja California Sur capital is a mariscos mecca     By W. Scott Koenig La Paz is ground zero for mariscos (Mexican style seafood) in Baja California Sur. Most local restaurants buy from aquaculture farms, fishing cooperatives, the town’s seafood market, or directly from Sea of Cortez fishermen—who stop by every morning with the catch… Read more »

Animalón Opens for Second Season


LA chef Oscar Torres named Executive Chef of Valle de Guadalupe pop-up     By W. Scott Koenig ENSENADA, B.C. — Before describing the imaginative food, the transporting atmosphere and the overall experience of dining at Animalón—chef Javier Plascencia’s seasonal pop-up restaurant in the Valle de Guadalupe—let’s get one thing straight about “the tree.” To… Read more »

Waste My Day: Baja Adventure Videos

Warning! You could waste your entire day if you start this post on Baja adventures over land and sea. Find your favorite adventure, explore new ones, or thrill to an armchair adventure: racing, biking, fishing, diving, kayaking, spearfishing, hiking, and herping (yes, herping) among them. Enjoy!   On the road Let’s start with episode 9… Read more »

Baja’s Sportfishing Pit Stops

East Cape Tackle

By Gary Graham As the 2018 fishing season begins to heat up, it always seems like a time to reflect on change. Witnessing Baja’s earlier years in 1969 when my son Gregg and I made our first fishing trip to Loreto, there was no paved road, nor gas stations, nor other conveniences my Roadtrek and… Read more »

May 2018 Baja Fishing Report


Hooray for May! Goodbye to winter, which is best seen in the rearview mirror. Below the border, Coronado Islands had an ugly month with green, cold water, but it did leave a handful of special memories. One of the better stories was a recent kayak outing.   Andrew Deems was fishing on his Malibu Ocean… Read more »

May 2018 Baja Bulletin

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Ride Hailing Service Andale in Cabo Ride hailing service Andale is now available in Los Cabos. The app uses a similar interface as Uber or Lyft and provides the same security and reliability while costing less than a taxi. You can request a ride in current time, or reserve a ride for later. For more… Read more »

Mexicali’s Hotel Lucerna

Lucerna Mexicali

There’s plenty to do in Mexicali these days, with a veritable craft beer scene, the unique Mexican Chinese cuisine, and tours exploring the underground basements of La Chinesca—the largest Chinatown in Mexico. With wide streets and a comparatively laidback pace of life, Mexicali is a friendly and agreeable city that is slowly becoming a destination… Read more »

April 2018 Baja Bulletin

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La Ruta del Arte Rosarito A new project for Rosarito called La Ruta del Arte Rosarito (Rosarito Art Route) will highlight the vibrant art scene of the northern Baja town. The project will include a map, printed brochures, a website, and an app promoting the studios and galleries of the Rosarito artists. Stay tuned for more… Read more »