Posts By: Discover Baja

April 2020 Baja Bulletin

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COVID-19 Updates for Baja California   -The U.S.-Mexico land borders have been closed to all non-essential travel since March 21, 2020. They are expected to be closed through at least April 30, 2020. U.S. Citizens and Canadian Citizens have been allowed to cross back north into the U.S. -Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has… Read more »

Ten Days of Crazy

By Ann Hazard   Monday, March 16. Buena Vista, BCS Yesterday was the annual art festival here in Los Barriles. At the last minute I decided not to go. I drove by on my way to get supplies. It was packed. Hundreds of people. Denial is rampant here. “No more updates on the virus!” I… Read more »

The Puppies of Posada, Part II

By Al Strano   A Puppy’s Point of View My name is Sugar. I’m a three-month-old, mixed-breed, brown sugar colored, female puppy. I was born in Mulegé, Baja California Sur, Mexico. I was deaf and blind at birth, but I could feel my mother caring for me by licking my body when I was still… Read more »

There Is ALWAYS a Plan B

When one species or another doesn’t cooperate, and you are ready to throw in the towel, you stop, look around, and change your course of action. You go to a backup plan – Plan B. If you believe everything you read, you probably think that Baja’s fishery is made up of big, exotic fish. But… Read more »

Peninsula Picks: 5 Spring Road Trips to Take

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Spring it a great time to get out and explore the Baja peninsula! The flowers are in bloom, the whales are in the Baja waters, and the temperatures are pleasant. Here are a few road trip suggestions for getting out to explore this season.   Gray Whales Why We Love It: It’s not too late… Read more »

Farm-to-Table Dining in Los Cabos

In recent years, northern Baja California and its beloved Valle de Guadalupe has been the leading destination for farm-to-table dining on the peninsula with its plethora of outdoor campestre restaurants. However, Los Cabos is starting to catch up with a few gems of its own. Here are some to check out the next time you’re… Read more »

March 2020 Baja Bulletin

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Highway Mexico 5 Now Complete Highway Mexico 5 is now paved all the way to Highway Mexico 1 at Laguna Chapala! There are two unpaved detours about 1/2 mile long just north of Puertecitos and some bad potholes around San Felipe.   Daylight Savings It’s time to spring ahead! Daylight Savings time will begin in… Read more »

The Puppies of Posada

By Al Strano    Posada Concepción is a small beachside community of North Americans seeking the warmth of Baja Mexico’s winters, a.k.a. “snowbirds.” There are a large number of pet owners in the park and surrounding beaches as well as the larger Mexican village of Mulegé. To support the number of dogs and cats P.A.W…. Read more »

March 2020 Baja Fishing Report

  Goodbye frigid February and hello warmer March (we hope). Future fishing prospects have been enhanced with the recent news that the first few bluefin of the season have been caught offshore outside of Colonet aboard two San Diego sport boats – the Pacific Queen, caught two tuna, one weighing 100 pounds and one weighing 60… Read more »