Posts By: Discover Baja

Wine Tasting in the Time of COVID

With the reopening of some of the wineries and restaurants in Valle de Guadalupe, many people are itching to get back to Baja’s beautiful wine country after three months of staying away. Although the state of Baja California is currently restricting non-essential activity, wineries and restaurants have been permitted to reopen to the public at… Read more »

July 2020 Baja Bulletin

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  COVID-19 Updates for Baja California -The U.S.-Mexico temporary land border closure was extended and the land borders will remain closed to non-essential travel at least until July 21, 2020. U.S. Citizens and Canadian Citizens have been allowed to cross back north into the U.S. -Mexico has instated a national “stoplight” system allowing certain regions… Read more »

Hooray! We think…

By Gary Graham — That Baja Guy Baja California, Mexico Formally, there have not been any Mexican State Government decrees or restrictions regarding sportfishing here in Baja. The Marinas at Ensenada were closed and fishing was limited to subsistence for food only. While the U.S. and Mexico did extend the border closure until July 22,… Read more »

Culinary Corner July 2020

  “Diana Kennedy: Nothing Fancy” Documentary Considered the leading expert on Mexican cuisine, Diana Kennedy is the author of nine acclaimed cookbooks and is a two-time James Beard Award winner. This new documentary about Kennedy’s life and work features extensive interviews with her as well as with chefs José Andrés, Rick Bayless, Gabriela Camara and… Read more »

Mexico’s Heirloom Corn

  Like many of our favorite foods (tomatoes, chilies, squash, chocolate, and vanilla), corn is native to Mexico. There are 59 varieties of heirloom Mexican corn and many more hybrids and mixes. But most of the native corns of Mexico and the Americas are in deep risk of being lost and forgotten. Hybridized varietals (and… Read more »

Planning Your Next Baja Adventure

If you’re looking for some inspiration for your upcoming Baja travels, we’ve got you covered with plenty of ideas and a treasure trove of information on the Discover Baja blog. Here are some of our favorite links to articles grouped by interest:   3-Day Getaways If you’re looking for an awesome quick getaway, we’ve got… Read more »

Peninsula Picks: Baja Travel Narratives

We could all use an escape right now and these Baja travel narratives will immerse you in the adventure, people, culture, and history of the peninsula. From discovering cave paintings on mule, to exploring the marine life of the Sea of Cortez, to walking the perimeter of the entire peninsula, there’s plenty to keep you… Read more »

Hiking the Sierra de la Laguna

By David Kramer The Sierra de la Laguna had been a legend and a lure, growing in my imaginings for some time. The seed was planted years ago, under the huge and newly-built palapa restaurant on the beach at Cerritos. A middle-aged, expat ‘bro’ with tattoos and Oakley sunglasses that reflected the world as a… Read more »