Posts By: Discover Baja

La Recua Film Premier

Now premiering virtually at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, La Recua – The Mule Pack Train, is a documentary film about early Baja California trail-transport by burros and herdsmen. The film follows Darío Higuera, a 70-year-old traditional saddle maker in Baja California Sur. He has a dream of reenacting the old recuas, merchant pack… Read more »

Cañón de Guadalupe Photo Essay

    By David Brackney Over a span of more than 80 years, the Auto Club of Southern California conducted hundreds of mapping and research trips to the Baja California peninsula, but to the best of my knowledge, the Club had seldom or never sent someone to Cañón de Guadalupe, at least till someone invited… Read more »

Culinary Corner April 2021

Tickets for Sale for Conchas y el Vino Nuevo The 21st edition of Ensenada’s Festival de las Conchas y el Vino Nuevo (Shellfish & New Wine Festival) will take place this year, but in a smaller more intimate format.  The festival will still feature a few days of educational seafood workshops, but the large shellfish… Read more »

April 2021 Baja Fishing Report

      Gail warnings and frigid water temperatures seem to be a familiar litany from the U.S. border down to Bahía Asunción, and this should be remembered as April sashays in.   At the Coronado Islands’ Rockpile, twelve- to twenty-pound yellowtail have been biting, despite the intermittent howling winds. JRI 66 yo-yo iron is… Read more »

Culinary Corner March 2021

Animalón by the Sea The latest restaurant endeavor from Chef Javier Plascencia is an exclusive and unique maritime experience in Cabo. Guests will enjoy the culinary delights of Chef Plascencia while cruising on one of the most exclusive boats in Los Cabos. Enjoy sunset views right in front of El Arco as you enjoy your… Read more »

March 2021 Baja Fishing Report

  So far as 2021 settles in, the weather has remained a factor for the few boats venturing below the border to fish during the decent weather windows.  They found good calico, sand bass, and barracuda. Offshore, along the coast from the bull ring to Ensenada at the Coronados, bottom fishing produced limits of reds… Read more »

March 2021 Baja Bulletin

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  COVID-19 Updates for Baja California -The U.S.-Mexico temporary land border restrictions were extended until at least March 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 »

Peninsula Picks: Baja Monuments

The Baja California peninsula is full of various monuments and sculptures representing the region’s rich and varied history and culture. Be sure to check out some of our favorite monuments on your next peninsula road trip.   Monumento Mexico at Glorieta Independencia Location: Paseo de los Heroes, Tijuana, BC (map link) Significance: The Mexico Monument,… Read more »