Posts By: Discover Baja

October 2019 Baja Bulletin

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  Discover Baja Has Moved Offices! Just a reminder that we have moved offices! Our new address is 8322 Clairemont Mesa Blvd Suite 101-102, San Diego, CA 92111. We are located between Highways 805 and 163 and there is plenty of parking, even for motorhomes and towed units. We have giveaways for members who come… Read more »

Peninsula Picks: Baja Road Trip Pit Stops

The idiosyncrasies of Baja California come alive in the pit stops just off the highway located between the major destinations and towns. Here are some of our favorite stops to check out on your next road trip down the peninsula. After all, life is about the journey, not the destination.   Valle de los Gigantes… Read more »

Three Hens, an Earthquake, and a Book

The History of Restaurant Tre Galline in the Valle de Guadalupe By W. Scott Koenig     When we visited Tre Galline in Todos Santos, Baja California Sur in 2012, we had no idea that chef Angelo Dal Bon and his family were opening a new location later that year a thousand miles to the… Read more »

Mountain Biking in Loreto

By Dave Kelly, co-author of “Hiking Loreto” While not as well known for mountain biking as are other areas in Baja, Loreto does offer some enjoyable rides for all abilities. With mountain biking growing in popularity, expect to see a rise in the number of trails being built in the area. For now, there are… Read more »

October 2019 Baja Fishing Report

Just below the San Diego/Tijuana border, the Coronado Islands are being treated as though they were an evil stepsister as most of the fleet ventures farther offshore to 371/425 south to the Upper Hidden Bank… weather permitting. Currently, a lot of the yellowfin are football-sized, but there are still some of those larger ones up… Read more »

Las Rocas Ups Its Food Game

Chef Mario Medina opens four new restaurants at Rosarito Beach resort By W. Scott Koenig     When I first met chef Mario Medina, he was executive chef at Finch’s Bistro in La Jolla, California. At Finch’s, Mario turned out hearty seasonal plates of European bistro cuisine with just a touch of Mexican panache. Think… Read more »

September 2019 Baja Bulletin

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  Discover Baja Office Moving! Discover Baja is on the move! If all goes as planned, our new office will be open for business on Monday, September 16th. The new address will be 8322 Clairemont Mesa Blvd Suite 101, San Diego, CA 92111. It is a little further south than our current office and located between Highways 805 and… Read more »

The Journeys of Harry Crosby completes production in Baja California and San Diego

    At 92 years old, Harry W. Crosby is a local hero, and soon-to-be national treasure. Though largely unknown outside the U.S. Southwest and Mexico,  Harry is almost single-handedly responsible for introducing the culture, history, and magic of the Baja California Peninsula to  audiences on both sides of the border. Cinewest Productions is collaborating with the… Read more »

10 Fall Baja Destinations to Discover

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Now that temperatures are starting to cool off, the peninsula comes alive with plenty to explore and discover. From border to tip, Baja is full of natural wonders, cultural sights, culinary delights, and outdoor activities. Here are some of our favorite picks for trips this season.   Tecate Why We Love It: This sleepy border… Read more »

September 2019 Baja Fishing Report

The recent visit of Tropical Storm IVO is a reminder that September is the peak of hurricane season in Baja, often altering the fishing prospects along the Pacific Coast of Baja briefly. It’s worth noting that Hurricane Odile in September of 2014 rewrote the record books, as it was the most powerful tropical hurricane to… Read more »