Posts By: Discover Baja

Día de los Muertos

Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a Mexican holiday celebrated on the 1st and 2nd of November. It’s a happy and festive holiday that celebrates the lives of family and friends who are deceased. The belief is that the deceased come back to visit the world of the living on Día… Read more »

Culinary Corner October 2021

  Google’s New Mexican Cuisine Website Google’s Arts & Culture department published a new interactive website, “Taste Mexico,” that includes thousands of photographs, illustrations, videos and articles to provide a comprehensive education on Mexican cuisine. Aside from France, Mexican food culture is the only one in the world to make it to the UNESCO list… Read more »

Cristo del Sagrado Corazón

The Statue It’s hard to miss the large statue of Jesus that watches over the Pacific surf spot K38 just south of Rosarito. Standing 75 feet tall, Cristo del Sagrado Corazón (Christ of the Sacred Heart) is the only large statue of Jesus in the world in full color—the others are white or monochromatic. This… Read more »

October 2021 Baja Fishing Report

  October is shaping up to retain its reputation as one of the best months of the year, despite several hurricanes in September that brought more rain than wind.   On the Pacific side, just below the border near the Bull Ring, a few corvina have been seen tailing in the shallow surf. In the… Read more »

October 2021 Baja Bulletin

baja bulletin

  COVID-19 Updates for Baja California -The U.S.-Mexico temporary land border restrictions were extended until at least October 21, 2021. U.S. Citizens and Canadian Citizens have been allowed to cross back north into the U.S. and have had no problems crossing south into Mexico from the U.S. -Mexico has instated a national “stoplight” system which… Read more »

Tom Miller – A Columnist for All Times

By Gary Graham   Born April 4, 1928, Tom Miller and his brother Chuck were raised on Coronado Island, California, and shared a passion for fishing. Although Tom became a wordsmith and Chuck a dentist, they both became skilled with very light lines – 4- and 6-pound – and set several World Records, never losing… Read more »

Culinary Corner September 2021

  Chiles en Nogada Considered by many as the national dish of Mexico, Chiles en Nogada is made in September throughout Mexico around the time of Mexican Independence Day (September 16th). It was created by nuns in Puebla in 1821, who presented the dish to the general of the Mexican Army, Agustín de Iturbide, after… Read more »

September 2021 Baja Fishing Report

During September, the elephant in the room, as always, is hurricanes or chubascos. Last year was the least active Pacific hurricane season since 2011 – a nice run, and hopefully, this year the trend will continue. At the Coronado Islands, multiple sport boats have been catching yellowtail. However, there was an issue with the wind,… Read more »

September 2021 Baja Bulletin

baja bulletin

  COVID-19 Updates for Baja California -The U.S.-Mexico temporary land border restrictions were extended until at least September 21, 2021. U.S. Citizens and Canadian Citizens have been allowed to cross back north into the U.S. and have had no problems crossing south into Mexico from the U.S. -Mexico has instated a national “stoplight” system which… Read more »